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Home, Sweet Homicide (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Mystery | 2 October 1946 (USA)
Mystery writer Marian Carstairs is hard at work trying to finish her latest novel. Her three children meanwhile are entertaining themselves trying to solve a murder in their own ... See full summary »

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Mystery writer Marian Carstairs is hard at work trying to finish her latest novel. Her three children meanwhile are entertaining themselves trying to solve a murder in their own neighborhood. In between gathering clues, the kids play matchmaker by trying to fix up their widowed mom with the handsome detective investigating the case. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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As If I Didn't Have Enough on My Mind
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Lyrics by Charles Henderson
Music by Harry James and Lionel Newman
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Great film, but missing one thing
11 September 2002 | by (Duncan, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Cute story that combines comedy with mystery. The kids are great little actors, aren't they? But, phenobarbital!!!! What a shame that Barbara Whiting didn't have more scenes. She and Peggy Ann were such a great team in "Junior Miss" and I was hoping they'd be cast together in a similar way for this film. While this was a terrific movie and I enjoyed all 3 of the siblings, I think Hollywood shot itself in the foot by not using the Barbara-and-Peggy duo to its best advantage.


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