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Home, Sweet Homicide (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Mystery | 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, 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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Comedy | Mystery

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

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1.37 : 1
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As If I Didn't Have Enough on My Mind
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Charles Henderson
Music by Harry James and Lionel Newman
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A Jewel, a Find, a Delight...
17 May 2003 | by valenworthSee all my reviews

One of my Treasures. I was lucky enough to get a beautiful VHS off TV many years ago. I even got the "photoplay edition" of the book and had the dust-jacket photo copied to use as a cover for the tape. Also have a lobby card. The cast was exraordinary (I still have a crush on Connie Marshall) and I've become a huge Lynn Bari fan...I, too, keep hoping 20th Century Fox will put out a DVD...


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