Nancy Drew... Detective
|Nancy Drew... Detective|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||William Clemens|
|Produced by||Bryan Foy|
|Screenplay by||Kenneth Gamet|
|Based on||Nancy Drew|
by Mildred Benson
Helena Phillips Evans
|Music by||Heinz Roemheld|
|Cinematography||L. William O'Connell|
|Edited by||Frank Magee|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Nancy Drew... Detective is a 1938 American comedy film directed by William Clemens and written by Kenneth Gamet. The film stars Bonita Granville, John Litel, James Stephenson, Frankie Thomas, Frank Orth and Helena Phillips Evans. The film was released by Warner Bros. on November 19, 1938.
This article needs an improved plot summary. (May 2019)
Mary Eldridge promises a donation to Nancy’s school because she went to the same school with Nancy’s Grandmother. When she goes home she is kidnapped and held captive by a group of men intent on taking her money. Nancy, with the help of Ted Nickerson, solves the kidnapping. Ted has to disguise himself as a nurse while Nancy becomes a "widow" in order to locate the lady they are rescuing.
- Bonita Granville as Nancy Drew
- John Litel as Carson Drew
- James Stephenson as Challon
- Frankie Thomas as Ted Nickerson
- Frank Orth as Captain Tweedy
- Helena Phillips Evans as Mary Eldredge
- Renie Riano as Effie Schneider
- Charles Trowbridge as Hollister
- Dick Purcell as Keiffer
- Edward Keane as Adam Thorne
- Mae Busch as Miss Tyson
- Jack Mower as Radio Station Technician (uncredited)
- "Nancy-Drew-Detective - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
- "Nancy Drew, Detective (1938) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
- "Nancy Drew... Detective". Afi.com. 1938-02-18. Retrieved 2015-09-01.
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