Playboy Larry Blendon (Damian O'Flynn) introduces his grandmother Stella Blendon (Clara Blandick) to his fiancée, radio singer Virginia Berneaux (Ramsay Ames). Despite Larry's record of broken romances and divorces, Virginia decides she will marry him. Virginia is slain that night and Blandon telephones his friend Philo Vance (William Wright) to help find the killer. Even as they talk, the killer strikes again and Philo hears Larry fall dead. Philo begins his investigation with Alexis Karnoff (leon Belasco'), Virginia's manager, and the two go to Larry's home, where Stella tells them that the motive for the killing might be Larry's will that names the six women in his life as heirs and if any die before the will is probated, the others will divide the shares. They also learn that Katherine Corbett(Phyllis Planchard), the first of Larry's wives, has been murdered. Suspicion now falls on Lorena Sims (Vivian Austin), a former wife who has been a patient at a sanitarium suffering from a ...
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"EVERY TIME I TRY TO GET NEXT TO A BLONDE...A KILLER GETS THERE FIRST!" (original poster - all caps)
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Did You Know?
Of the 3 PRC Vance features,this was the second to be released (June 14, 1947) but the last to be shot (December 17, 1946-early January 1947). This was also the very last Philo Vance feature film, of a total of 14 dating back to 1929. See more
Follows The Bishop Murder Case
Written by William Kernell
(as Bill Kernell) and Don A. Ferris
(as Don Ferris)
Sung by Ramsay Ames
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