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MICHAEL SHAYNE MYSTERIES: PRIVATE DETECTIVE – 1939 - THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T DIE – 1942 - SLEEPERS WEST – 1941 - BLUE, WHITE AND PERFECT – 1942 – RARES DVDS

MICHAEL SHAYNE MYSTERIES: PRIVATE DETECTIVE – 1939 - THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T DIE – 1942 - SLEEPERS WEST – 1941 - BLUE, WHITE AND PERFECT – 1942 – RARES DVDS
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- PRIVATE DETECTIVE – 1939

Director: Noel M. Smith

Stars: Jane Wyman, Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson

Private detective "Jinx" Wilsnow is working on the case of a divorc้e who is accused of murdering her ex-husband. She and police detective Jim Rickey, working on the same crime, cross and criss-cross each other's path to the extent they decide more progress would be made if they work together.



- THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T DIE – 1942

Director: Herbert I. Leeds

Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Helene Reynolds

In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxon), bury a body in the estate cemetery. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetery and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.



- SLEEPERS WEST – 1941

Director: Eugene Forde

Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Lynn Bari, Mary Beth Hughes

Detective Shayne is on a train headed for San Francisco with a surprise witness (Hughes) whom many on board would like to keep from testifying at a murder trial.



- BLUE, WHITE AND PERFECT – 1942

Director: Herbert I. Leeds

Stars: Lloyd Nolan, Mary Beth Hughes, Helene Reynolds

In order to win back his girlfriend, Mike Shayne promises to give up his detective practice and get a job as riveter in an aircraft plant. He quickly finds himself investigating the theft of industrial diamonds from the plant's safe and, utilizing a variety of false identities, traces them first to a dress factory and later to a Hawaii-bound ocean liner. Escaping several attempts on his life, he is able to uncover a Nazi smuggling ring, but the location of the missing diamonds continues to elude him.