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Home, Sweet Homicide (1946)

Passed | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 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 »

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

F. Hugh Herbert (screenplay), Craig Rice (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peggy Ann Garner ... Dinah Carstairs
Randolph Scott ... Lt. Bill Smith
Lynn Bari ... Marian Carstairs
Dean Stockwell ... Archie Carstairs
Connie Marshall ... April Carstairs
James Gleason ... Sgt. O'Hare
Anabel Shaw ... Polly Walker
Barbara Whiting ... Jo-Ella Holbrook
Shepperd Strudwick ... Mr.Wallace Sanford (as John Shepperd)
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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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Time Magazine Says: CRAIG RICE IS TOP WRITER OF MYSTERIES! (original print ad) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Detectives por fuerza See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Mono | Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Home Sweet Home
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Traditional
Music Arranged by H.R. Bishop
Lyrics by John Howard Payne
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An All-time Favorite
1 December 2002 | by tncoughlinSee all my reviews

I'm amazed that I am not alone. Enjoyed reading everyone's comments. Seems like we have similar memories of Million Dollar Movie. I, too, would love to see this "classic" on DVD or videotape. Wonder how that could happen. It would be a real crowd-pleaser. Still waiting to find it out there.


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