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Detective Kitty O'Day (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Mystery, Romance | 13 May 1944 (USA)
A girl and her boyfriend are suspected of murdering her employer. They have to clear their names and find the real killer.

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Kitty O'Day
Peter Cookson ...
Johnny Jones
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Inspector Clancy
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Mrs. Wentworth
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Mike (as Ed Gargan)
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Harry Downs
Pat Gleason ...
Taxi Driver
Olaf Hytten ...
Charles - Wentworth's Butler
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Oliver M. Wentworth
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Attorney Robert Jeffers
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A girl and her boyfriend are suspected of murdering her employer. They have to clear their names and find the real killer.

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A Slew of Laughs...WITH A FELINE SLEUTH...ON A MANHUNT! See more »


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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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This film was first telecast in New York City Tuesday 10 August 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Detroit Tuesday 9 November 1948 on WJBK (Channel 2), in Chicago Tuesday 7 December 1948 on WBKB (Channel 4) and in Los Angeles Tuesday 1 March 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

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Way Above Average In All Regards

I love seeing Monogram movies. They don't have a pristine look. They look down and dirty -- which they were.

It seems as if someone must have said, "Get me Jean Arthur!" and it was misunderstood. Parker plays a flighty girl along the lines of many an Arthur role. She also resembles the sublime Gracie Allen at times.

But Parker was a fine actress in her own right. She shoulders this picture and carries it to great success.

Veda Ann Borg is also on-hand for some cheesecake. But it's Parker's movie all the way.

(The sequel, "The Adventures of Kitty O'Dea," is a retread of the same movie. It's pleasant enough but breaks not ground at all.)


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