In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings hires private detective Michael Shayne to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen. Shayne discovers that Stallings himself has had Helen confined in an asylum in order to obtain her money. Written by
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The earliest documented telecast of this film in New York City occurred Saturday 22 January 1949 on Film Theater of the Air on WCBS (Channel 2). Either deliberately or accidentally, it was listed in various Program Guides as "Larceny at Heart." In Los Angeles it was first telecast Saturday 5 February 1949 on KTTV (Channel 11) and listed under its correct title. See more
[Stallings wants Mike to postpone his vacation to hunt for his missing stepdaughter, giving him a hefty check as an inducement
The nerve of some people. They can't take no for an answer.
Well, you don't want to be too hard on Stallings, dear. You'd be desperate, too, if a member of your family were missing.
[shows Phyllis the check
Look - isn't it pretty?
Followed by Blonde for a Day