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Laughing at Danger (1940)

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63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Frankie Kelly, pageboy at the beauty salon ran by Madam Celeste, and his helper Jefferson find the routine broken when the body of one of the operators, Florence, is found in the dumbwaiter. She had been shot just before she was to give ...See moreFrankie Kelly, pageboy at the beauty salon ran by Madam Celeste, and his helper Jefferson find the routine broken when the body of one of the operators, Florence, is found in the dumbwaiter. She had been shot just before she was to give Detective Dan Haggerty information about a blackmail gang. Since Mary Baker, Frankie's girl friend saw her last, she is suspected, and Frankie determines to clear her using his own sleuthing methods. He has hardy begun when Pierre, another member of the staff, and Florence's fiancée is found dead. Written by Les Adams See less
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George Waggner (story) (as Joseph West) (screenplay) (as Joseph West) | John W. Krafft (screenplay)
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Updated Aug 12, 1940

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Aug 12, 1940 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Frankie Darro
Frankie Kelly Frankie Kelly   See fewer
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Joy Hodges
Mary Baker Mary Baker   See fewer
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George Houston
Dan Haggerty Dan Haggerty   See fewer
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Mantan Moreland
Jeff Jefferson Jeff Jefferson   See fewer
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Kay Sutton
Mrs. Inez Morton Mrs. Inez Morton   See fewer
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Guy Usher
Alvin Craig Alvin Craig   See fewer
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Lillian Elliott
Mrs. Kelly Mrs. Kelly   See fewer
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Veda Ann Borg
Celeste Celeste   See fewer
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Betty Compson
Mrs. Van Horn Mrs. Van Horn   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Pierre Pierre   See fewer
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Maxine Leslie
Florence Florence   See fewer
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Gene O'Donnell
Chuck Benson Chuck Benson   See fewer
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