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Detective Kitty O'Day (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Mystery, Romance | 13 May 1944 (USA)
A girl and her boyfriend are suspected of murdering her employer. They have to clear their names and find the real killer.

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... Kitty O'Day
... Johnny Jones
Tim Ryan ... Inspector Clancy
... Mrs. Wentworth
... Mike (as Ed Gargan)
... Harry Downs
Pat Gleason ... Taxi Driver
Olaf Hytten ... Charles - Wentworth's Butler
... Oliver M. Wentworth
... Attorney Robert Jeffers
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A girl and her boyfriend are suspected of murdering her employer. They have to clear their names and find the real killer.

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A Glamorous Sleuth...ON A MAN HUNT! See more »


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Detektiverne paa Sporet  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This film was first telecast in New York City Tuesday 10 August 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Detroit Tuesday 9 November 1948 on WJBK (Channel 2), in Chicago Tuesday 7 December 1948 on WBKB (Channel 4), in Los Angeles Tuesday 1 March 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5), and in Syracuse NY Wednesday 27 July 1949 on WHEN (Channel 8). See more »

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Enjoyable "B" Picture
16 May 2011 | by See all my reviews

I just finished watching this movie on a compilation DVD distributed by Retromedia Entertainment - available for rental on Netflix. Quite entertaining with a nice performance by the handsome Peter Cookson, but the true bright spot was the performance by Jean Parker. The film was marred by some silly slapstick and weak humor - but still worth watching.

The copy of the film was in fairly good condition overall, but had some breaks in continuity. I look forward to seeing more films starring Miss Parker.

This sort of film is of interest to film history buffs as a typical product of one the lesser known Hollywood studios - Monogram Pictures.


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