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Over My Dead Body (1942)

Jason Cordry is a none-too-bright mystery writer with a big failing: he can't think up solutions to his plots. When he accidentally frames himself for murder, he realizes he hasn't got a ... See full summary »

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Malcolm St. Clair

Writers:

Edward James (screenplay), James O'Hanlon (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Milton Berle ... Jason Cordry
Mary Beth Hughes ... Patricia Cordry aka Pat Preston
Reginald Denny ... Richard 'Dick' Brenner
Frank Orth ... Detective
William B. Davidson ... Crole (as William Davidson)
Wonderful Smith Wonderful Smith ... Wonderful
J. Pat O'Malley ... Petie Stuyvesant (as J. Patrick O'Malley)
George M. Carleton ... Judge
John Hamilton ... District Attorney Stuart Drinkwater
Jill Warren Jill Warren ... Elsie Bailey
Milton Parsons ... George Lawrin
Leon Belasco ... Pierre
Charles Trowbridge ... Honest Tom Mardley
Lon McCallister ... Jimmie (as Bud McCallister)
Cyril Ring ... Court Clerk
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Jason Cordry is a none-too-bright mystery writer with a big failing: he can't think up solutions to his plots. When he accidentally frames himself for murder, he realizes he hasn't got a solution to this story either. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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A Berle's Best Friend... Is His Murder!

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Comedy | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1943 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in Biography: Milton Berle: Mr. Television See more »

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