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Blonde for a Day (1946)

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A newspaper reporter, "Dilly" Smith (Richard Fraser0 keeps writing articles attacking the police department for its failure to solve a chain of murders, and this nearly leads to the ... See full summary »

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Kathryn Adams ...
Cy Kendall ...
Marjorie Hoshelle ...
Helen Porter
Richard Fraser ...
Dillingham 'Dilly' Smith
Paul Bryar ...
Tim Rourke
Mauritz Hugo ...
Hank Brenner
Charles C. Wilson ...
Chief Will Gentry (as Charles Wilson)
Sonia Sorel ...
Muriel Bronson
Frank Ferguson ...
Walter Bronson
Claire Rochelle ...
Minerva Dickens
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A newspaper reporter, "Dilly" Smith (Richard Fraser0 keeps writing articles attacking the police department for its failure to solve a chain of murders, and this nearly leads to the reporter's death. He calls in private-detective Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and Shayne turns up a blonde and a blackmailer. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MICHAEL SHANE, DETECTIVE STEPS OUT WITH A,,,BLONDE...AND GETS KNOCKED FOR A LOOP BY A BRUNETTE! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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10 June 1946 (USA)  »

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Blonde on the Loose  »

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Hugh Beaumont and Kathryn Adams were married when they played Michael Shayne and Phyllis Hamilton, Mike's jealous secretary, in this film. See more »

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[last lines]
Phyllis Hamilton: Tim, notice anything strange about Mike?
Tim Rourke: No. What?
Phyllis Hamilton: This is the first time he ever got through a case without being laid out like a rug.
Michael Shayne: Let me tell you one thing - nobody ever lays Mike Shayne out like a rug!
[a nurse entering Tim's room slams the door into Mike's head, knocking him out]
Tim Rourke: [talking on the telephone] Give me the Admission desk... Send another bed up to Room 216.
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