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11Jul/100

Video Theater 006: My Favorite Brunette

Baby Photographer Ronnie Jackson (Bob Hope) dreams of being a private detective. He gets his chance when Detective Sam McCloud (Alan Ladd) steps out and a mysterious woman (Dorothy Lamour) comes into McCloud's office looking for help against a gang of desperate criminals.

Also in the cast is Peter Lorre, and Lon Chaney, Jr.  Features a cameo by Bing Crosby.

Release Date: March 19, 1947

13Mar/101

EP0100s: Screen Guild Theater: The Maltese Falcon

 

In this 1943 adaptation of the original hardboiled detective story: Miles Archer, the partner of Sam Spade (played by Humphrey Bogart) is killed while shadowing someone for a client ( Mary Astor.) When the man Archer was shadowing is killed, the police suspect Spade. Spade must find Archer's killer and to do it he has to match wits against dangerous international criminals (Peter Lorre and Sidney Greenstreet.)

Original Air Date: September 20, 1943

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