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Hold That Blonde! (1945)

Passed | | Comedy | 23 November 1945 (USA)
A kleptomaniac falls in love with a woman who is member of a gang of jewel thieves, initially unaware of her true occupation.

Director:

George Marshall

Writers:

Earl Baldwin (screenplay), Walter DeLeon (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Eddie Bracken ... Ogden Spencer Trulow III
Veronica Lake ... Sally Martin
Albert Dekker ... Police Inspector Callahan
Frank Fenton ... Mr. Phillips
George Zucco ... Dr. Pavel Storasky
Donald MacBride ... Mr. Kratz
Lewis L. Russell Lewis L. Russell ... Henry Carteret
Norma Varden ... Flora Carteret
Ralph Peters ... Mr. Reddy
Bobby Watson ... Edwards - the Butler (as Robert Watson)
Lyle Latell ... Tony
Edmund MacDonald ... Slasher
Willie Best ... Willie Shelley
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Storyline

Ogden Spencer Trulow III is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin, who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Eddie's a kleptomaniac...with ants in his trance! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.187 (2006) See more »

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VERONICA LAKE IS A QUEEN OF THE HUMOR!!!!
16 April 2003 | by a_pleno_solSee all my reviews

Wild and amused comedy very little well-known between the films of George Marshall, with surprising scenes that will make enjoy to all the lovers of the good humor.

Between the great actresses of the comedy it is necessary to add another name: Veronica Lake, a wonderful actress who demonstrated to have a fine talent for the high comedy and who locates it between the greatest of this genre like Katharine Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Carole Lombard, Judy Hollyday or Betty Grable. And one of the more beautiful...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agarre Essa Loura See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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