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From 1940 to 1942, Lloyd Nolan brought criminals to justice as Brett Halliday's hard-hitting gumshoe Michael Shayne. This two-disc collection starts with the series opener "Michael Shayne, Private Detective" (1940), in which Nolan is accused of killing the boyfriend of the racetrack mogul's daughter he was hired to watch. Marjorie Weaver ... more
Dressed To Kill(1941)
The long-delayed visit to the marriage bureau for private eye Michael Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and girlfriend Joanne (Mary Beth Hughes) is interrupted by gunshots in a nearby theater. Shayne uncovers a bizarre series of murders in which the victims were dressed as their characters in a play, but can he solve the case and get to the altar? ... more
Blonde For A Day(1946)
Before he solved Wally's and the Beaver's problems, Hugh Beaumont solved cases as detective Michael Shayne when the crime film series moved from Fox to "B" studio PRC. Here the two-fisted Shayne comes to the aid of a reporter pal whose stories on a string of unsolved murders get him mixed up with a gambling syndicate and a beautiful--and ... more