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Dangerous Blondes (1943)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  23 September 1943 (USA)
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Mystery writer Barry Craig (Allyn Joslyn) an his wife Jane (Evelyn Keyes, prefer solving crimes rather than writing about them, and they get a chance when killings plague the fashion ... See full summary »

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Allyn Joslyn ...
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Ralph McCormick
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Kirk Fenley
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Inspector Joseph Clinton
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Detective Gatling
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Edward E. 'Pop' Philpot
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May Ralston
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Mystery writer Barry Craig (Allyn Joslyn) an his wife Jane (Evelyn Keyes, prefer solving crimes rather than writing about them, and they get a chance when killings plague the fashion photography studio of Ralph McCormick (Edmund Lowe, after his secretary, Julie Taylor(Anita Louise, reports an attempt to murder her there. Isabel Fleming (Mary Forbes, the aunt of Ralph's wife, Erika ('Ann Savage', is stabbed, and the evidence points to Madge Lawrence (Bess Flowers, an older model and an apparent suicide. Police Inspector Joseph Clinton (Frank Cravendeclares the case closed...but then Erika is murdered. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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In 1944 stars Evelyn Keyes and Allyn Joslyn did an unofficial sequel ("Strange Alibi") although their characters had different names. See more »

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Detective Gatling: [unable to answer the quiz show question, "Who invented the machine gun?"] I know that as well as I know my own name!
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Routine with Compensations
10 January 2013 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

A lively cast and kinetic pacing keep this otherwise routine little mystery worth watching. It's one of those amateur sleuth films with bumbling cops that were popular at the time, and which the later TV cop series Dragnet (1951-1959) did so much to try to correct. Still, the comedic undertone of the movie is pretty effective, thanks mainly to Demarest, Joslyn, and especially the perky Keyes. The mystery itself is not very involving since the suspects get little screen time or character development. It's just sort of a hat rack to hang the various hijinks on.

The world's slowest elevator is a funny little touch along with its Spanish-American War operator. And for old movie buffs there's a brief appearance by cult figure Ann Savage (Erika), known mainly for her savage role in the cheapo classic Detour (1945). For wartime audiences, I'll bet the movie was a great bit of escape, and for digital era viewers, it still holds a measure of fun if you're not expecting too much.


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