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Murder Is My Business (1946)

03/07/1946 (US) CrimeMysteryAction 1h 4m
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TWO DAZZLING DARLINGS SLUG IT OUT... and MIKE'S caught in the middle again!


Michael Shayne is a private detective who is disliked greatly by Pete Rafferty, local chief of police detectives. Rafferty notifies the newspaper press that he is going to close Shayne's agency, just as Michael is about to be hired by the wealthy Eleanor Ramsey, who is being blackmailed. She is the stepmother of what she considers to be two grown-up brats, Dorothy and Ernest, and she considers their father to be of little value to the world himself. They all conspire to get their hands on her money, even to the extent of attempting to hire Shayne to frame an insurance robbery. Mrs. Ramsey is murdered, and Rafferty is trying to pin the killing on Shayne, despite the fact that suspicion points to Buell Renslow, brother of the slain woman. Shayne's secretary, the fetching Phyllis Hamilton, decides to do a little detective work to help her boss.

  1. Sam Newfield


  2. Brett Halliday


  3. Fred Myton


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  1. Hugh Beaumont

    Hugh Beaumont

    Michael Shayne

  2. Cheryl Walker

    Phyllis Hamilton

  3. Lyle Talbot

    Lyle Talbot

    Buell Renslow

  4. George Meeker

    George Meeker

    Carl Meldrum

  5. Pierre Watkin

    Pierre Watkin

    Arnold Ramsey

  6. Richard Keene

    Richard Keene

    Tim Rourke

  7. David Reed

    Ernest Ramsey

  8. Carol Andrews

    Mona Tabor

  9. Julia McMillan

    Dorothy Ramsey

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Murder Is My Business

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Original Language English

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