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Dangerous Business (1946)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues...See moreTwo young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Harold Jacob Smith (screenplay) (as Hal Smith) | Harry Essex (play "Corpus Delecti") (as Harry J. Essex)
Cinematographer
George Meehan (as George B. Meehan)
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Updated Jun 20, 1946

Release date
Jun 20, 1946 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Forrest Tucker
Clayton Russell Clayton Russell   See fewer
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Lynn Merrick
Lizbeth Ellsworth Lizbeth Ellsworth   See fewer
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Gus Schilling
Alexander Pough Alexander Pough   See fewer
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Cora Witherspoon
Mrs. Abigail Ellsworth Mrs. Abigail Ellsworth   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
B.J. Calhoun B.J. Calhoun   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Morgue Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Dax
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vernon Dent
Fat Man (uncredited) Fat Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dunn
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Army Sergeant (uncredited) Army Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Fluger (uncredited) Fluger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Frack
Drunk (uncredited) Drunk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gordon
Felon (uncredited) Felon (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Tin Horn (uncredited) Tin Horn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Harvey
Felon (uncredited) Felon (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Kahn
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Kingston
Felon (uncredited) Felon (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Metropolus (uncredited) Metropolus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Malis
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Perry
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Sharpy (uncredited) Sharpy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Stoney
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Teal
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Harry Tenbrook
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Moxie (uncredited) Moxie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt Willis
Gus (uncredited) Gus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles C. Wilson
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 9 votes