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Too Many Winners (1947)

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61 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Michael Shayne accepts an assignment to investigate a gang of pari-mutual race tickets counterfeiters over the protests of his secretary, Phyllis Hamilton, who wants him to join her on a vacation. Shayne contacts Mayme Martin who offers ...See moreMichael Shayne accepts an assignment to investigate a gang of pari-mutual race tickets counterfeiters over the protests of his secretary, Phyllis Hamilton, who wants him to join her on a vacation. Shayne contacts Mayme Martin who offers him information, and sends his friend Tim Rourke to get it. Tim arrives to find Inspector Rafferty there as Mayme has been murdered. Shayne has gone to the race track to see Jim Payson and Al Hardeman, the operators. Two thugs, Joe and Punk, take shots at Shayne and he is wounded. He later learns that a printer, Madden and his engraving foreman Edwards served time for counterfeiting Irish sweepstake tickets and Shayne thinks he has the case solved... until Madden and Edwards turn up murdered. Written by Les Adams See less
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John Sutherland (screenplay) | Fred Myton (adaptation) | Scott Darling (adaptation) | Brett Halliday (original characters) (story)
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Updated May 24, 1947

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May 24, 1947 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Hugh Beaumont
Michael Shayne Michael Shayne   See fewer
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Trudy Marshall
Phyllis Hamilton Phyllis Hamilton   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Det. Peter Rafferty Det. Peter Rafferty   See fewer
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Claire Carleton
Mayme Martin Mayme Martin   See fewer
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Charles Mitchell
Tim Rourke Tim Rourke   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Albert Payson Albert Payson   See fewer
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Grandon Rhodes
John Hardeman John Hardeman   See fewer
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Ben Welden
Gil Madden / Theodore Ross Gil Madden / Theodore Ross   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Ben Edwards / Claude Bates Ben Edwards / Claude Bates   See fewer
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Jean Andren
Mary Edwards Mary Edwards   See fewer
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George Meader
Clarence Clarence   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Chief Boyle (uncredited) Chief Boyle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gary Gray
Jimmy Edwards (uncredited) Jimmy Edwards (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Hagney
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice B. Mozelle
Punk (uncredited) Punk (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 22 votes