Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)

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After gumshoe Mike Shayne is hired by a millionaire to keep his daughter away from gambling and gamblers, he becomes involved in the murder of a racetrack tout.

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  • Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)
  • Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)
  • Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)
  • Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)
  • Michael Shayne: Private Detective (1940)

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27 October 2001 | SkippyDevereaux
Elizabeth Patterson steals this film!!
A very enjoyable film, with Lloyd Nolan as Michael Shayne. The supporting cast is also a joy to watch, with Elizabeth Patterson stealing it away in every scene she is in!! She is a hoot to watch. About the only cast member not really giving a good performance is Joan Valerie. She is too sullen, but then maybe that is the way the character is supposed to be played, but she sort of dulls this film down a bit. It is always a treat to see Lloyd Nolan in a film and this one is another good one in his list!!

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