The Original Nancy Drew Movie Mystery Collection
The intrepid teenage girl sleuth of countless books by pseudonymous author Carolyn Keene was portrayed by Bonita Granville in four Warner Bros. films, all featured in this two-disc collector's set. Nancy and her boyfriend Ted (series regular Frankie Thomas) investigate a wealthy widow's disappearance in "Nancy Drew--Detective" (1938). John Litel co-stars. Next, the coed crimesolver turns journalist as "Nancy Drew...Reporter" (1939) and winds up solving a poisoning case. An old family friend is accused of murder, and Nancy and Ted try to expose the real killer, in "Nancy Drew...Troubleshooter" (1939). And two old ladies, some crooks, a mansion filled with secrets, and Nancy and Ted all add up to a crackling whodunit in "Nancy Drew And The Hidden Staircase" (1939). 4 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French; theatrical trailers.
- William Clemens
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Bonita Granville, Frankie Thomas, John Litel, Frank Orth, Renie Riano, Vera Lewis, Louise Carter, William Gould, George Guhl, John Ridgely, DeWolf Hopper, Creighton Hale, Frank Mayo, Fred Tozere, Don Rowan, Dick Elliott, Nat Carr, Jack Mower, Edwin Parker, Frank Meredith, Psyche Neibert, Fern Barry, Cliff Saum
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- DVD Fullscreen