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Overview

Joe McDoakes imagines himself as a private detective on a murder case. Throughout the film, he spars verbally with narrator Art Gilmore.

  1. Richard L. Bare

    Director, Writer

  2. David Swift

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. George O'Hanlon

    George O'Hanlon

    Joe McDoakes (a.k.a. Phillip Snarlow)

  2. Art Gilmore

    Narrator (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

So You Want to Be a Detective

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Status Released

Release Information

  • June 26, 1948
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 11m

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50

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