• The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)

The Amazing Mr. Williams

Release Date: 1939

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Homicide detective Kenny Williams (Melvyn Douglas) is so attached to his police work that his longtime fiancée, Maxine Carroll (Joan Blondell), wonders if he would rather solve a case than get married. When Maxine convinces the police captain (Clarence Kolb) to threaten Kenny with suspension, Kenny shows his dedication by accepting a case requiring him to dress as a woman. With a killer on the loose, Kenny must decide between his career obligations and his fiancée's wishes.

Cast: Melvyn Douglas, Joan Blondell, Clarence Kolb

Director: Alexander Hall

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Love, Lighthearted, Mystery, Relationships, Witty, 1930s