Smart Blonde

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Smart Blonde is a 1937 American mystery film directed by Frank McDonald. Starring Glenda Farrell as Torchy Blane, a smart, sassy, wisecracking female reporter teaming up with her boyfriend, detective Steve McBride to solve the killing of an investor... read more

Smart Blonde is a 1937 American mystery film directed by Frank McDonald. Starring Glenda Farrell as Torchy Blane, a smart, sassy, wisecracking female reporter teaming up with her boyfriend, detective Steve McBride to solve the killing of an investor who just bought a popular local nightclub. This is the first of nine "Torchy Blane" films by Warner Bros. It was released on January 2, 1937.

Original Release

01/02/1937

US Release

01/02/1937

Cast

Glenda Farrell Torchy Blane
Barton MacLane Steve McBride
Paul Panzer Blind Beggar
Wini Shaw Dolly Ireland
Jane Wyman Dixie - Hatcheck Girl / Dixie
Craig Reynolds Tom Carney
Al Herman Bartender
Charlotte Wynters Marcia Friel
Addison Richards Fitz Mularkey / Fitz Mularkay
Joseph Crehan 'Tiny' Torgenson / Tiny Torgensen
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Frank McDonald

Writers

Kenneth Gamet, Don Ryan, Frederick Nebel, Harold Buckley, William Jacobs, Ben Grauman Kohn, Barry Starr

Cast

Glenda Farrell Torchy Blane
Barton MacLane Steve McBride
Paul Panzer Blind Beggar
Wini Shaw Dolly Ireland
Jane Wyman Dixie - Hatcheck Girl / Dixie
Craig Reynolds Tom Carney
Al Herman Bartender
Charlotte Wynters Marcia Friel
Addison Richards Fitz Mularkey / Fitz Mularkay
Joseph Crehan 'Tiny' Torgenson / Tiny Torgensen
Frank Faylen Ambulance Driver
Tom Kennedy Gahagan
Robert Paige Lewis Friel
Frank Bruno Boze
Glen Cavender Trooper Sergeant
Dennis Moore Luke
Bess Flowers Nurse
Wayne Morris Railroad Information Clerk
Milton Kibbee Harms
Harry Fox Coroner's Man

Producers

Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer
Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Bryan Foy Producer

Editors

Frank Magee

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