The Hat Box Mystery (1947)

06/12/1947 (US) CrimeComedyMystery 44m
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Like-a-Jack-in-the-Box----Murder jumped out and claimed its Victim!


Susan Hart, assistant to private detective Russ Ashton, is given a camera concealed in a hat box and assigned to take a picture of a woman. A gun is accidentally hidden in the box and the woman is killed. Susan is charged with murder, but Russ and his less-than-useful associate, Harvard, get on the case and prove that the fatal shot was fired by the killer from across the street.

  1. Carl K. Hittleman

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Lambert Hillyer


  3. Maury Nunes


  4. Don Martin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Neal

    Tom Neal

    Russ Ashton

  2. Pamela Blake

    Pamela Blake

    Susan Hart

  3. Allen Jenkins

    Allen Jenkins


  4. Virginia Sale

    Virginia Sale

    Veronica Hoopler

  5. Leonard Penn

    Leonard Penn

    Stevens, aka John Moreland

  6. Olga Andre

    Marie Moreland

  7. Tom Kennedy

    Tom Kennedy

    Policeman Murphy

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The Hat Box Mystery
The Hat Box Mystery

Status Released

Original Language English

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