The Mad Miss Manton Poster

Release Date: July 16th, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Meddling heiress Melsa Manton (Barbara Stanwyck) heads a group of society girls known as the "Park Avenue Pranksters," who inadvertently become involved in a murder when they find a corpse and a stolen brooch in an empty house. After the body goes missing, a snide newspaper article on irresponsible socialites by editor Peter Ames (Henry Fonda) infuriates Melsa, who threatens libel. Despite Peter's involvement, Melsa begins her own investigation, only to turn up the brooch and another body.

Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Sam Levene, Frances Mercer, Stanley Ridges, Whitney Bourne, Vicki Lester, Ann Evers

Director: Leigh Jason

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Mystery, Murder, Investigation, New York City, Husband, Madcap, Wife, Police officer, Quest, Office, House, Engaging, 1930s, Police station