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Here Comes Trouble (1948)

Approved | | Comedy | 15 March 1948 (USA)
A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred Guiol

Writers:

George Carleton Brown (original screenplay), Edward E. Seabrook (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Tracy ... Dorian 'Dodo' Doubleday
Joe Sawyer ... Officer Ames
Emory Parnell ... Winfield 'Windy' Blake
Betty Compson ... Martha Blake
Joan Woodbury ... Bubbles LaRue
Paul Stanton ... Attorney Martin Stafford
Beverly Lloyd ... Penny Blake (as Beverly Loyd)
Patti Morgan Patti Morgan ... Ester Dexter
Thomas E. Jackson ... Chief McClure (as Thomas Jackson)
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A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and the reporter, the publisher and the publisher's daughter (Beverly Loyd) all come under suspicion. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Laff-Time Part 1 See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Black and White (16 mm prints for television) (1954)| Color (Cinecolor) (original 35 mm prints)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Final film appearance of Oscar-nominated Betty Compson, who had more than 200 film credits dating back to 1915. See more »

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Follows Hay Foot (1942) See more »

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It's a Shame These Have Been Forgotten
2 January 2007 | by communicator-1See all my reviews

This film is actually one of the "Sgt. Doubleday" series that was popular in the 1940's. In this one, both Doubleday and Ames are civilians. Tracy is a reporter, and Sawyer is a police officer. They are more of a team in this film than they were in the Army comedies, even though their characters are the same.

This was one of the "Hal Roach Streamliner" comedies, and at a shorter than full length running time, it moves quickly from one situation to another. Fast paced and fun, these films deserve to be seen again. William Tracy was a very funny comedian, and Joe Sawyer was a perfect comical nemesis.


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