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Blonde for a Day (1946)

Approved  |   |  Action, Adventure, Crime  |  10 June 1946 (USA)
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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 ...
Mauritz Hugo ...
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Chief Will Gentry (as Charles Wilson)
Sonia Sorel ...
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Frank Ferguson ...
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Claire Rochelle ...
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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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[Mike's best friend, Tim Rourke, has been shot]
Inspector Pete Rafferty: The police are handling this case and we haven't asked for any outside help.
Michael Shayne: I don't feel like fighting with you, Rafferty. All I want is the person responsible for *that*.
Inspector Pete Rafferty: So does everyone. What do you supposed a detective bureau is for?
Michael Shayne: I've often wondered.
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