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Dressed to Kill (8-Aug-1941)

Director: Eugene Forde

Writers: Stanley Rauh; Manning O'Connor

From novel: The Dead Take No Bows by Richard Burke

Muisical Director: Emil Newman

Keywords: Mystery

About to be married to his fiancée Joanne, private investigator Michael Shayne hears a scream near her residential hotel room; investigating, he finds two corpses at a nice dinner table dressed in costume. Shayne puts off the wedding for a bit, and accepts money from both a newspaper and a probable suspect to identify the murderer. Everyone involved is connected to a play that was produced several years earlier in the building next door. Very good B mystery.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Arnt
Actor
20-Aug-1906 6-Aug-1990 Remember the Night
Henry Daniell
Actor
5-Mar-1894 31-Oct-1963 British-American character actor
William Demarest
Actor
27-Feb-1892 28-Dec-1983 The Great McGinty
Mary Beth Hughes
Actor
13-Nov-1919 27-Aug-1995 The Ox-Bow Incident
Mantan Moreland
Actor
3-Sep-1902 28-Sep-1973 Birmingham Brown
Lloyd Nolan
Actor
11-Aug-1902 27-Sep-1985 Dr. Chegley on Julia
Charles Trowbridge
Actor
10-Jan-1882 30-Oct-1967 The Great Lie

CAST

Lloyd Nolan   ...   Michael Shayne
with
Mary Beth Hughes   ...   Joanne La Marr
Sheila Ryan   ...   Connie Earle
and
William Demarest   ...   Insp. Pierson
Ben Carter   ...   Rusty
Virginia Brissac   ...   Emily
Erwin Kalser   ...   Otto Kuhn
Henry Daniell   ...   Julian Davis
Dick Rich   ...   Al
Milton Parsons   ...   Max Allaron
Charles Arnt   ...   Hal Brennon
Charles Trowbridge   ...   David Earle
Hamilton MacFadden   ...   Reporter
May Beatty   ...   Phyllis Lathrop
Charles Wilson   ...   Editor
Mantan Moreland   ...   Sam

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