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The Girl Hunters (1963)

 |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  June 1963 (USA)
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Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Spillane ...
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Laura Knapp
Scott Peters ...
Guy Kingsley Poynter ...
Dr. Larry Snyder
James Dyrenforth ...
Bayliss Henry
Charles Farrell ...
Joe Grissi
Kim Tracy ...
Nurse
Hy Gardner ...
Himself - the Columnist
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Federal Agent Arthur Rickerby
Benny Lee ...
Nat Drutman
Murray Kash ...
Richie Cole
Bill Nagy ...
Georgie
Clive Endersby ...
Duck-Duck
Ricardo Montez ...
Skinny Guy (as Richard Montez)
Larry Cross ...
Red Markham
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Legendary detective Mike Hammer has spent seven years in an alcoholic funk after the supposed death of his secretary, Velda. He is brought back to the land of the living by his old friendly enemy, police lieutenant Pat Chambers.

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Trapped in the quicksand of love...Caught up in a nightmare of murder and intrigue!


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Cacciatori di donne  »

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Mike Hammer: So long, babe.
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A dream-come-true for the writer?
23 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yeah, pals, I'll bet this is a dream of many writers, to portray his or her favorite character on the screen. I imagine Agatha Christy would have loved to portray Miss Marple, and Dashell Hammett possibly would have picked The Continental Op to portray.

That off my chest, I feel kindly toward this film and was glad for the opportunity to see Spillane as Hammer. I can't say he was terribly good, but one can at least say that his portrayal was interesting, and I don't mean that as a put-down.

It was also good as always to see Lloyd Nolan still around and adding to the film. This sure isn't the best Mike Hammer film, but I found it worth a look and imagine you will too.


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