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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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Detectives à Força  »

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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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good mystery, no violence, amusing throughout
9 December 1999 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

Very enjoyable, a number of subtle visual jokes (note the turtle that Dean Stockwell has in one scene). Wish it was on videotape.

James Gleason goes on about how he knows how to handle kids because he has six, but it's clear he doesn't, and as a result Lynn Bari's kids solve the mystery where the police can't.

Book also good, even harder to find.


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