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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 ...
Richard Fraser ...
Dillingham 'Dilly' Smith
Paul Bryar ...
Mauritz Hugo ...
Hank Brenner
Charles C. Wilson ...
Chief Will Gentry (as Charles Wilson)
Sonia Sorel ...
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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Blonde Barrage  »

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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 »

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[addressing Brenner when his two henchmen enter his office]
Michael Shayne: Ah, the affidavit collectors. Of course, they're not working for you - or will you fool me and tell me the truth?
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