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A Desperate Chance for Ellery Queen (1942)

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70 min | Mystery

Detective Ellery Queen tries to find a missing man, and gets embroiled in a case of murder and embezzlement.
Writers
Frederic Dannay (as Ellery Queen) | Manfred Lee (as Ellery Queen) | Eric Taylor
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Updated May 7, 1942

Release date
May 7, 1942 (United States)

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33 cast members
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William Gargan
Ellery Queen Ellery Queen   See fewer
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Margaret Lindsay
Nikki Porter Nikki Porter   See fewer
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John Litel
Norman Hadley Norman Hadley   See fewer
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Charley Grapewin
Insp. Queen Insp. Queen   See fewer
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James Burke
Sgt. Velie Sgt. Velie   See fewer
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Frank M. Thomas
Capt. H.T. Daley (as Frank Thomas) Capt. H.T. Daley (as Frank Thomas)   See fewer
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Lilian Bond
Adele Belden Adele Belden   See fewer
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Morgan Conway
Ray Stafford Ray Stafford   See fewer
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Jack La Rue
Tommy Gould (as Jack LaRue) Tommy Gould (as Jack LaRue)   See fewer
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Noel Madison
George Belden George Belden   See fewer
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Charlotte Wynters
Mrs. Irene Evington Hadley Mrs. Irene Evington Hadley   See fewer
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Johnny Arthur
Riley - Reporter (uncredited) Riley - Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Aubrey
Door Sign Painter (uncredited) Door Sign Painter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Blake
Motel Landlady (uncredited) Motel Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Quarantine Sign Poster (uncredited) Quarantine Sign Poster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited) Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Q. Bryan
Waymond Wadcwiff (uncredited) Waymond Wadcwiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Chefe
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Freddy Froelich (uncredited) Freddy Froelich (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Fung
Chinese Waiter (uncredited) Chinese Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bernard Gorcey
Man with Tires at Nightclub (uncredited) Man with Tires at Nightclub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harrison Greene
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Burlesque House Barker (uncredited) Burlesque House Barker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
Hotel Manager (uncredited) Hotel Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
Reporter on Telephone (uncredited) Reporter on Telephone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gil Perkins
Tough Woman's Escort at Bar (uncredited) Tough Woman's Escort at Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Rice
Railroad Ticket Clerk (uncredited) Railroad Ticket Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald R. Rondell
Eddie - Croupier (uncredited) Eddie - Croupier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Sale
Mrs. Plumpkin - Landlady (uncredited) Mrs. Plumpkin - Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Syd Saylor
Fingers Muldoon (uncredited) Fingers Muldoon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Doorman Hailing Taxis (uncredited) Doorman Hailing Taxis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Usher
Police Detective (uncredited) Police Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Wade
Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited) Gambling Casino Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 55 votes