My Favorite Brunette (Blu-ray)

Directed by Elliott Nugent

Release Year: 1947
Running Time: 87
UPC: 7 38329 21600 9
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Comedy
Select a Format
$24.95 $14.97 (40% off) Buy Blu-ray
Cast
Bob Hope
Dorothy Lamour
Peter Lorre
Lon Chaney Jr.
Charles Dingle
John Hoyt

Crew
Directed by Elliott Nugent

Comedy legend Bob Hope (The Lemon Drop Kid) plays a baby photographer who gets mixed up with gangsters in this bubbly slapstick comedy-noir. Ronnie Jackson (Hope) wants nothing more than to step into the gumshoes of office mate Sam McCloud (Alan Ladd, This Gun for Hire), a private investigator who runs his own detective agency. Jackson gets his big break when a mysterious femme fatale (Dorothy Lamour, Road to Rio, The Hurricane) strolls into McCloud’s office and asks him to find her kidnapped uncle. Jackson plays along with the detective role but is soon in way over his head as he becomes embroiled in a dangerous plot involving professional killers. This spoof of the hardboiled detective genre also features horror legends Peter Lorre (Tales of Terror) and Lon Chaney Jr. (The Black Sleep) as two of Hope's villainous foils. Top-notch direction by Elliott Nugent (The Cat and the Canary, Nothing But the Truth) and beautiful black-and-white cinematography by Oscar-winner Lionel Lindon (The Manchurian Candidate, I Want to Live!).

Blu-ray Extras Include:

 

 


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.

Join the conversation
'@KLStudioClassic' on Aug. 19 2022 at 2:04pm
Production: ★★★★★ out of ★★★★★ Video: ★★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★ Audio: ★★★★★ out of ★★★★★' https://t.co/4FlWImoVYU'' https://t.co/EmBC8unTeF'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Aug. 17 2022 at 12:27pm
Coming October 25th on 4KUHD and Blu-ray!' https://t.co/RzR5jrdZ8h' THE USUAL SUSPECTS (1996) • Brand NEW HDR/DV Mas…' https://t.co/hMOWyTSZZu'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Aug. 16 2022 at 12:53pm
The 50th Annual Saturn Awards Nominations Were Just Released! Kino Lorber Studio Classics received 11 Nominations…' https://t.co/FSSIRrAnsm'
'@KLStudioClassic' on Aug. 16 2022 at 11:00am
Coming October 25th!' https://t.co/FxgZk3OPRa' THE COUNTERFEIT TRAITOR (1962) • Remastered in HD by Paramount Pictur…' https://t.co/6OvEInXaAh'
Tweet Now!