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My Favorite Brunette

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Time Out says

Likeable parody of the hardboiled world of Hammett and Chandler. Hope goes through his familiar routine as a craven photographer, a specialist in baby portraiture, who takes over from an absent private eye (Alan Ladd in a trench-coated cameo appearance) to help out Lamour's damsel in distress. The wisecracks are a little thin on the ground, but the noir atmosphere is handled with a nice mixture of bizarrerie (Lorre, Chaney) and deadpan (such iconographic figures as Jack LaRue and Anthony Caruso).
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Release Details

  • Duration:87 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Elliott Nugent
  • Screenwriter:Edmund Beloin, Jack Rose
  • Cast:
    • Bob Hope
    • Dorothy Lamour
    • Peter Lorre
    • Lon Chaney Jr
    • John Hoyt
    • Reginald Denny
    • Charles Dingle
    • Frank Puglia
    • Ann Doran
    • Bing Crosby
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