• Smart Blonde (1936)

Smart Blonde

Release Date: 1936

Not Yet Rated |57 min

Plot Summary

The first in a slew of films concerning intrepid reporter Torchy Blane (Glenda Farrell) of the Morning Herald, this lighthearted mystery opens with the murder of businessman Tiny Torgenson (Joseph Crehan). As Torchy gets the scoop on the killing, and her police detective beau, Steve McBride (Barton MacLane), investigates the case, the two begin to suspect nightclub owner Fitz Mularkey (Addison Richards) and his singer sweetie, Dolly Ireland (Winifred Shaw), of having a hand in the crime.

Cast: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Wini Shaw, Addison Richards, Robert Paige, Craig Reynolds, Charlotte Wynters, Jane Wyman

Director: Frank McDonald

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Witty, 1930s, Spirited, Love, Mystery