Fast and Loose (1939)

Fast and Loose





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Fast and Loose was the second of MGM's brief "B" series based on Harry Kurnitz' husband-wife team of bookdealing sleuths, Joel and Garda Sloane. In Fast Company, the first of the series, Melvyn Douglas and Florence Rice played the Sloanes; in this second entry, the characters are portrayed by Robert Montgomery and Rosalind Russell. The murder victim this time is a celebrated rare book collector, and the motive is a missing first edition of Paradise Lost. The supporting cast included several … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Kurnitz
In Theaters:
Paramount Pictures


as Joel Sloane

as Garda Sloane

as Vincent Charlton

as Nicholas Torrent

as Christopher Gates

as Dave Hillard

as Christina Torrent

as Bobby Neville

as Phil Sergeant

as Phil Sergeant

as Gerald Torrent

as Lucky Nolan

as Wilkes

as Mrs. Torrent

as Craddock
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

Comedy/mystery story directed with style by Edwin L. Marin.

Full Review… | July 28, 2008
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Audience Reviews for Fast and Loose


The chemistry between Bob Montgomery and Roz Russell make this routine mystery a fun view. This was Rosalind's last film as a B level actress, The Women was her next picture and she soared to the top ranks.

jay nixon

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