Nancy Drew, Detective (1938)

Nancy Drew, Detective


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Nancy Drew -- Detective was the first in a series of breezy B-pictures based on the teenaged sleuth created by Carolyn Keene. Bonita Granville is perfectly cast as Nancy, while John Litel and Frankie Thomas are equally effective as Nancy's attorney father, Carson Drew, and erstwhile boyfriend, Ted Nickerson, respectively. Things get under way immediately when Mary Eldridge (Helena Phillips Evans), the wealthy benefactress of Nancy's high school, disappears under mysterious circumstances. In … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By: , ,
Written By: Kenneth Gamet
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as Nancy Drew

as Carson Drew

as Ted Nickerson

as Ins. Milligan

as Effie Schneider

as Keifer

as Adam Thorne

as Dr. Spires

as Miss Van Deering

as Miss Tyson

as Spud Murphy

as Mrs. Spires

as Mrs. Spires
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The brisk running time ensures that the movie never quite overstays its welcome...

Full Review… | March 5, 2008
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Run of the mill serial is a good snapshot of what kind of product was churned out to fill the bottom half of a double bill back in the day.

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