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A Shot in the Dark (1941)

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57 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Homicide detective Bill Ryder reluctantly teams up with wise-cracking news-hound Peter Kennedy to solve a pair of murders.
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Director
William C. McGann (as William McGann)
Writers
M. Coates Webster (screenplay) | Frederick Nebel (from a story by)
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Updated Apr 5, 1941

Release date
Apr 5, 1941 (United States)

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32 cast members
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William Lundigan
Peter Kennedy Peter Kennedy   See fewer
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Nan Wynn
Dixie Waye Dixie Waye   See fewer
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Ricardo Cortez
Philip Richards Philip Richards   See fewer
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Regis Toomey
William Ryder William Ryder   See fewer
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Maris Wrixon
Helen Armstrong Helen Armstrong   See fewer
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Lucia Carroll
Clare Winters Clare Winters   See fewer
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Donald Douglas
Roger Armstrong Roger Armstrong   See fewer
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Noel Madison
Al Martin Al Martin   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Schaffer Schaffer   See fewer
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Frank Wilcox
Naval Officer Naval Officer   See fewer
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Theodore von Eltz
George Kilpatrick (as Theodore Von Eltz) George Kilpatrick (as Theodore Von Eltz)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Blaney Blaney   See fewer
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Emory Parnell
Marsotti Marsotti   See fewer
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Garrett Craig
Connors Connors   See fewer
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Jack Wise
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George Campeau
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Jimmy Conlin
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Conroy
Messenger Boy (uncredited) Messenger Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gino Corrado
Waldo - Nightclub Chef (uncredited) Waldo - Nightclub Chef (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gus Glassmire
Hotel Manager (uncredited) Hotel Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Hopper
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reid Kilpatrick
Police Broadcaster (uncredited) Police Broadcaster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Morgan
Tony - Orchestra Leader (uncredited) Tony - Orchestra Leader (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Paul - Nightclub Waiter (uncredited) Paul - Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Bill' Phillips
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Loretta Rush
Chambermaid (uncredited) Chambermaid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Police Guard (uncredited) Police Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Turner
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Dave Willock
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Claude Wisberg
Bellboy (uncredited) Bellboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.2 / 10 | 55 votes