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Mary Ryan, Detective (1949)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Drama | 5 January 1950 (USA)
Police detective Mary Ryan is given an assignment to break up a gang of jewel thieves and fences. She, using an alias as a convict, is placed in the cell with a suspected member of the gang... See full summary »

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Abby Berlin

Writers:

Harry Fried (story), George Bricker (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Marsha Hunt ... Mary Ryan
John Litel ... Police Captain Billings
June Vincent ... Estelle Byron
Harry Shannon ... Sawyer
William 'Bill' Phillips ... Joey Gunney (as William Phillips)
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Sawyer
Victoria Horne ... Wilma Hall
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Storyline

Police detective Mary Ryan is given an assignment to break up a gang of jewel thieves and fences. She, using an alias as a convict, is placed in the cell with a suspected member of the gang. Upon release she becomes a gang member but the gang leader is suspicious of her. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1950 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was screened at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood on May 6th, 2012, with lead Marsha Hunt in attendance. In a Q&A session after the film, Hunt revealed that she had not seen the film before that night, and had no memory of the production, other than that it was made between theater commitments in New York she had enjoyed working with the director. See more »

Goofs

When Wilma lets Evelyn into her home after coming home from the police station, the microphone's shadow is visible on the right foreground wall of the set. It is visible again in the same place when Mary Ryan makes her entrance. See more »

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