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The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

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80 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

When the murdered body discovered by beautiful, vivacious socialite Melsa Manton disappears, police and press label her a prankster until she proves them wrong.
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Nicholas Musuraca (photographed by)
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Oct 21, 1938 (United States)

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79 cast members
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Barbara Stanwyck
Melsa Manton Melsa Manton   See fewer
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Henry Fonda
Peter Ames Peter Ames   See fewer
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Sam Levene
Lieutenant Brent Lieutenant Brent   See fewer
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Frances Mercer
Helen Frayne Helen Frayne   See fewer
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Stanley Ridges
Edward Norris Edward Norris   See fewer
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Whitney Bourne
Pat James Pat James   See fewer
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Vickie Lester
Kit Beverly (as Vicki Lester) Kit Beverly (as Vicki Lester)   See fewer
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Ann Evers
Lee Wilson Lee Wilson   See fewer
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Catherine O'Quinn
Dora Fenton Dora Fenton   See fewer
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Linda Perry
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Hattie McDaniel
Hilda (as Hattie McDaniels) Hilda (as Hattie McDaniels)   See fewer
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James Burke
Sullivan Sullivan   See fewer
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Paul Guilfoyle
Bat Regan Bat Regan   See fewer
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Penny Singleton
Frances Glesk Frances Glesk   See fewer
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Leona Maricle
Sheila Lane Sheila Lane   See fewer
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Kay Sutton
Gloria Hamilton Gloria Hamilton   See fewer
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Miles Mander
Mr. Thomas Mr. Thomas   See fewer
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John Qualen
Subway Watchman Subway Watchman   See fewer
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Grady Sutton
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Frank Anthony
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Irving Bacon
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Harry A. Bailey
Booking Sergeant (uncredited) Booking Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold (uncredited) Harold (uncredited)   See fewer
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Newspaper Man (uncredited) Newspaper Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Jo Desmond
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Otto Fries
Homicide Detective (uncredited) Homicide Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Popsy - the Lawyer (uncredited) Popsy - the Lawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter's Secretary (uncredited) Peter's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben - Melsa's Chauffeur (uncredited) Ben - Melsa's Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Stevens
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6.8 / 10 | 1,898 votes