Trouble Preferred (1948)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 3 January 1949 (USA)
A suicide attempt is investigated by a pair of female police rookies.

Director:

James Tinling

Writer:

Arnold Belgard (original screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Peggy Knudsen ... Dale Kent
Lynne Roberts ... Madge Walker
Charles Russell ... Police Lt. Rod Brooks
Paul Langton ... Ed Poole
Marcia Mae Jones ... Virginia Evans
Mary Bear Mary Bear ... Police Sergeant Hazel Craine
James Cardwell ... Hal 'Tuffy' Tucker
June Storey ... Hilary Vincent
Paul Guilfoyle ... Baby Face Charlie
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Storyline

The training and duties of a policewoman, with Dale Kent (Peggy Knudsen) and Madge Walker (Lynn Roberts) as a pair of rookies bridling at being assigned desk jobs and bending police rules in order to get more exciting assignments, They gain some credits when they prevent a suicide attempt by Virginia Evans (Marcia Mae Jones) and effect her reunion with her husband. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1949 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of director James Tinling (Tales of Robin Hood (1951), released in 1951, was actually an unsold TV pilot that was released to theaters). See more »

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