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The Gracie Allen Murder Case(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

The zany plot follows nitwit Gracie Allen trying to help master sleuth Philo Vance solve a murder. Allen's uncle fixes her up with Bill at a company picnic. When the two go out to a nightclub that night, Gracie inadvertently links Bill to the murder of a thug after finding the dead body and Bill's cigarette case at the scene of the crime. While being questioned at the club, she meets Vance who's investigating the homicide. After Gracie's bungled attempts to solve the case, Vance decides it might be easier to have her working with him. Despite Gracie's "help," the two eventually find the real killer.

Cast & Crew

Gracie Allen Gracie Allen
Warren William Philo Vance
Ellen Drew Ann Wilson
Kent Taylor Bill Brown
Jed Prouty Uncle Ambrose [Martin]
Jerome Cowan Daniel Mirche
Donald MacBride District Attorney [F. X.] Markham
H. B. Warner Richard Lawrence
William Demarest Sergeant Heath
Judith Barrett Dixie Del Marr
Horace MacMahon Gus, the waiter
Al Shaw Thug
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  74 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • The Gracie Allen Murder Case

    Kimberly 2012-02-29

    Gracie is just as zany without George Burns. This is a pretty good movie, although I've only seen it once! I've been trying to locate the movie,... MORE>