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A Night for Crime (1942)

A Night for Crime

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Glenda Farrell reprises her fast-talking girl reporter persona in PRC's Night for Crime. Ms. Farrell is cast as Susan, a big-city sob sister who investigates the murder of movie extra Ellen Smith (Marjorie Manners). Adding to the confusion, movie star Mona (Lina Basquette) disappears in the middle of an important production. As clues and suspects pile up, Susan and detective Joe (Lyle Talbot) try to solve the mystery without ending up as murder victims themselves. A Night for Crime was based on a story by Hollywood columnist Jimmy Starr, who appears on-screen with his journalistic colleagues Erskine Johnson, Edwin Schallert (father of actor William Schallert) and Harry Crocker.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Sherman L. Lowe, Arthur St. Claire
Runtime:
Producers Releasing Corporation

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Edna M. Harris
as Telephone Operator
Edna M. Harris
as Telephone Operator
Marjorie Manners
as Ellen Smith
Joseph DeVillard
as Chief Detective (unc...
Ruby Dandridge
as Ellen Johnson the Co...
Florence O'Brien
as Columnist (uncredite...
Robert W. Frazer
as Salter Evans the Cha...
James A. Starr
as Himself - Columnist
Erskine Johnson
as Himself - Columnist
Edwin Schallert
as Himself - Columnist
Harry Crocker
as Himself - Columnist
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