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Three on a Ticket (1947)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 4 April 1947 (USA)
A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Newfield

Writers:

Fred Myton (screenplay), Brett Halliday (novel) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hugh Beaumont ... Michael Shayne
Cheryl Walker ... Phyllis Hamilton
Paul Bryar ... Tim Rourke
Ralph Dunn ... Inspector Pete Rafferty
Louise Currie ... Helen Brimstead
Gavin Gordon ... Pearson - aka Barton
Charles Quigley ... Kurt Leroy
Douglas Fowley ... Mace Morgan
Noel Cravat Noel Cravat ... Trigger
Charles King ... Drunk (as Charles King Sr.)
Brooks Benedict ... Jim Lacy
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Storyline

A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He claims it and finds the checked-bag contains the loot from a robbery. Now, he has about fifty minutes left of the running time to find the crooks, bring them to justice and return the money to the rightful owners. And needs all of it. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

MICHAEL SHAYNE DETECTIVE (original half-sheet-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Corpse Came Calling See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Director Sam Newfield's final film for Producers Releasing Corp. (PRC), a studio for which he made dozens of films over his eight-year stint with them and which was owned by his brother, Sigmund Neufeld. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Mike finds his secretary doing calisthenics in his office]
Michael Shayne: Angel, what are you doing?
Phyllis Hamilton: My beauty exercises, Mike.
Michael Shayne: You don't need to do that.
Phyllis Hamilton: Oh, no? With all those dizzy blondes throwing themselves at you, I'm not taking any chances. Besides, I want you to love me when I'm old and gray.
Michael Shayne: Why should a couple of years make a difference? Anyway, I'm allergic to blondes. Can I help it if I'm irresistible?
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Follows Time to Kill (1942) See more »

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