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Dillingham 'Dilly' Smith
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Hank Brenner
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Chief of Police Will Gentry (as Charles Wilson)
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Muriel Bronson
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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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To investigate a crooked sanitarium, Mike Shayne has himself committed under an assumed name, Charles Adams, with his secretary pretending to be his "wife", Kathryn Adams. Actor Hugh Beaumont, playing Shayne, was married at the time to actress Kathryn Adams. See more »

Quotes

[Phyllis finds Mike sitting on the floor of Tim's apartment rubbing his chin]
Phyllis Hamilton: Oh, now you look natural. Mike Shayne, can't I leave you for an hour without you getting beaten up?
Michael Shayne: Seems like old times. I guess I was getting soft.
Phyllis Hamilton: Are you hurt?
Michael Shayne: No. No, just my vanity.
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Follows Blue, White and Perfect (1942) See more »

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