Private detective is an excellent film as far as the chemistry of the characters goes. Msn new zealand latest news, hotmail, outlook, photos. In the second book, the private private practice of michael shayne, the later character begins to emerge. The first series of michael shayne adventures aired over the west coast mutual network as michael shayne private detective and starred wally maher as the lead. If youve never seen these movies before dont go into them expecting the maltese falcon. North who was perfect casting for the red headed, irish private detective, who had a taste for cognac, brawls and broads. The book features the close friendship and partnership between shayne and reporter tim rourke, which was a. So thats 77 novels, over 300 short stories, a dozen films, radio and. As far as the story goes, i think planktonrules hit the nail on the head the film was cruising along and then dropped the ball with a hastily contrived ending which. Brett hallidays flippant irishamerican private eye michael shayne was first brought to the screen by 20th centuryfox in 1940, with lloyd nolan cast to perfection as shayne. It was the title of a series of 12 films starring lloyd nolan, a radio series under a variety of names, between 1944 and 1953, and later in 19601961, a 32 episode nbc television series starring richard denning 19141998 in the title role. In 1940, michael shayne, private detective, the first of a what would turn out to be a long string of films, was released with lloyd nolan playing shayne as a cocky, wisecracking chucklehead. The film costars lynn bari, and also features mary beth hughes, louis jean heydt, and don douglas.
The michael shayne that appeared in his first book, dividend on death has little resemblance to the character as hed come to be known in film, television, and future books. Shayne is an amazing and dashing detective, who has the assignments to carry out. Thereafter, followed hugh beaumonts five more film michael shaynes for prc. The private practice of michael shayne by brett halliday. To save his friends, mike shayne will have to outsmart the cleverest killer in town. Michael shayne is a fictional private detective character created during the late 1930s by writer brett halliday.
In 1939, miamibased private detective michael shayne was first published in paperbacks by davis. The private practice of michael shayne is the 2nd book in the mike shayne mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. The private practice of michael shayne the mike shayne. This is an old post, but i only just saw the movie. Lloyd nolan full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films.
Wally mahers portrayal of michael shayne was not only the first over radio, and the longestrunning over radio, but it was also the most fully developed over radio. Private detective 1940 watch online michael shayne. The series took its lead in many ways from the nolan. Private detective full movie in hd visit movie 121992 millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe mic. There were several michael shayne movies starring lloyd nolan for twentieth century fox, and hugh beaumont for the lowbudget producers releasing corporation. As michael shayne, private detective 1940 opens, the furniture from his. Michael shayne, private detective by michael shayne.
Sleepers west is a 1942 american private detective mystery film. Michael shayne 196061 onehour miami detective series starring richard denning mr. Michael shayne, private detective 1940 eugene forde. Lloyd nolan starred as shayne through 1942, until the series was dropped by twentieth century fox and picked up by prc at that point, hugh beaumont took over the role in five films released in 1946. This is not suppossed to be a noir, it is a detective story. Hes michael shayne, the redheaded, twofisted private eye, stepping out of the pages of popular pulp novels and into sixteen exciting radio episodes filled with action, excitement, and. Hes as hardboiled as they come and if you dont think so, hell take you outside for a word. Michael shayne private detective old time radio shows 35. Michael shayne page 9 the great detectives of old time radio. Adapted into the film michael shayne, private detective, this classic pi novel is part of the longrunning mystery series that also inspired a 1940s radio show and translations around the world. Then, over a halfcentury later, in 2005, shane black directed kiss kiss bang bang, starring.
Millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe michael shayne to keep his spoiled daughter phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels. In the fall of 1946, the show went national for a year. Shayne had a voluptuous blond secretary named lucy hamilton patricia donahue. After gumshoe mike shayne is hired by a millionaire to keep his daughter away from gambling and gamblers, he becomes involved in the murder of a racetrack tout. Hes michael shayne, the redheaded, twofisted private eye, stepping out of the pages of popular pulp novels and into sixteen exciting radio episodes filled with action, excitement, and adventure. Screenplay by stanley rauh and manning oconner based on the novel dividend on death by brett halliday. In dire financial straits as usual, mike allows himself to be hired by his millionaire pal brighton clarence kolb to keep the old mans chronicgambler daughter phyllis. Marjorie weaver is the spirited female protagonist. Lloyd nolan starred as private detective michael shayne in seven features made at 20th centuryfox in the early 1940s. Detective michael shayne and his girlfriend joanne are on their way to be married when a scream from a nearby hotel room draws his attention to a pair of theatrical murders. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Radio great wally maher and film favorite jeff chandler star as this hottempered hero as he takes on cases of phony finger prints, corrupt casinos. Private detective 1940 eugene forde, lloyd nolan, marjorie weaver, joan valerie, comedy, mystery, drama november 8, 2017 millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe michael shayne to keep his spoiled daughter phyllis away.
Michael shayne, private detective was the first of seven shayne movies starring lloyd nolan. Michael shayne, private detective 1940 full movie youtube. Shayne is a handsome detective, married to phyllis shayne. Oct, 2015 adapted into the film michael shayne, private detective, this classic pi novel is part of the longrunning mystery series that also inspired a 1940s radio show and translations around the world. He is the detective, not because of professional interest, but personal interest. In each film, shayne manages to get himself into some screwy scrapes. Private detective 1940 eugene forde, lloyd nolan, marjorie weaver, joan valerie, comedy, mystery, drama november 8, 2017 millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe michael shayne to keep his spoiled daughter phyllis away from racetrack betting windows and roulette wheels. The 1940 film michael shayne, private detective was the first in a series of 6 films. Michael shayne is a fictional private detective which came alive in the year 1930s and was the creation of brett halliday. Hiring michael shayne to watch her, the young and beautiful phyllis brighton asks shayne that he watch her lest she attempts to kill her own mother. The character was created by davis dresser pseudonym brett halliday and debuted in the novel dividend on death in 1939. After phyllis slips away and continues her compulsive gambling, shayne fakes the murder of her gambler boyfriend, who is also romancing the daughter of casino owner benny gordon, in order to frighten her. Download books offline, listen to several books continuously, choose. Three on a ticket 1947 rarefilmm the cave of forgotten.
The complete prc michael shayne mystery collection on wow hd us. The radio version of mikes exploits debuted as michael shayne, private detective in the fall of 44 with the fine radio actor wally maher as mike. Thats when he comes into contact with another private detective, the extremely slimy montrose, along with a phony doctor with a penchant for dramatic psychoanalytical theories. Shayne undertakes to keep her safe but quickly finds himself mixed up in a murder. Michael mike shayne is a fictional private detective character created during the late 1930s by writer brett halliday, a pseudonym of davis dresser. In 1948 mutual radio debuted the new adventures of michael shayne starring movie star. After the major studio dropped the series, producers releasing corporation prc brought brett hallidays ace crimesolver over to poverty row in 1946 for these five fun, actionpacked whodunnits starring hugh beaumont leave it to beaver as the famed fictional detective. Private detective full movie in hd visit millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe mic. In private detective, a gag backfires when an attempt to scare a gambling heiress. Michael shayne, private detective is the only one based on an actual shayne book, and it finds shayne watching an underage heiress who has a bad gambling habit. Michael shayne, private detective michael shayne 1940. Msn new zealand latest news, hotmail, outlook, photos and. Shayne is a somewhat ethically dubious character and is first and foremost out for himself, even if he winds up doing good. Michael shayne, private detective is a 1940 american mystery film directed by eugene forde and starring lloyd nolan, marjorie weaver and joan valerie.
Top italian chef thanks kiwi farmers, fishermen and winemakers. The michael shayne, private detective collection vol. There was another film series made in 194647 from the poverty row prc films starring hugh beaumont. Lloyd nolan is very good as the wisecracking detective and his supporting cast are more than up to the task particularly elizabeth patterson as the adorable aunt. The late 1950searly 1960s was the era of the private detective on television, with all three networks broadcasting shows like richard diamond, private detective, peter gunn, hawaiian eye, 77 sunset strip, bourbon street beat, surfside 6, checkmate, etc. Detective prive 1940 film complet en francais a 20170531t23. Lloyd nolan, mary beth hughes, sheila ryan, william demarest. Shayne quickly made the leap to films with lloyd nolan playing shayne in seven wellmade. This very welcome box set turns up the heat on one of detective films cold cases. Mar 16, 2007 the private practice of michael shayne as a movie to star lloyd nolan and gave me a contract for a series of movies starring nolan as shayne. Private detective movie, hero, heroine, etc is available in our gallery section. Lloyd nolan starred as shayne until the series was dropped by twentieth.
The 1940 film michael shayne, private detective was the first in a series of twelve movies. A private detective gets mixed up with a phony spiritualist racket. Its also the first film in the shayne series that ive ever seen. Set in miami, the michael shayne series was an also ran, never quite catching the imagination of the public like some of. As michael shayne, private detective 1940 opens, the furniture from his office is being repossessed. The character appeared in a series of seven films starring lloyd nolan for. Michael shayne this popular, fictional irishamerican private detective was another of the popular pulp detectives in the 1940s. He crammed them all in a three year contract period. Michael shayne, the reckless, redheaded irishman, was a popular. He claims it and finds the checkedbag contains the loot from a robbery. These are comedymysteries, all b movies, made quickly on tight budgets by journeyman directors, writers and actors, then shot out for quick play on the lower half of double bills across america. Lloyd nolan plays the lead character tongue in cheek throughout both movies and in my opinion it doesnt work. Union oil ad promoting michael shayne private detective from january 7th 1945. Mutual did it again in 1948, titled the new adventures of michael shayne, starring the hunky movie star jeff chandler.
Michael shayne, private detective otr2cdmichaelshayne. The comedic elements of the novels, such as they were, were definitely played up, with shayne and phyllis going at it in madcap screwball fashion, and. It was the first in a series of michael shayne films starring nolan. Michael shayne, private detective 1940 rotten tomatoes. With lloyd nolan, marjorie weaver, joan valerie, walter abel. The radio version of mikes exploits debuted as michael shayne, private detective in the fall of 1944 with wally maher in the title role. Michael shayne the great detectives of old time radio. With lloyd nolan, marjorie weaver, helene reynolds, henry wilcoxon.
It is based on brett hallidays novel the private practice of michael shayne. Mike shayne tries to distinguish criminals from red herrings as he escorts a surprise witness via rail to a high profile trial in san francisco. Private detective full movie in hd visit millionaire sportsman hiram brighton hires gumshoe mi. It was the title of a series of 12 films starring lloyd. Screenshots of the title sequence and end credits for michael shayne.
It stars lloyd nolan as michael shayne, a manhattan private detective, and its pretty damned funny. The character appeared in a series of 7 films starring lloyd nolan for twentieth century fox, 4 films from the lowbudget producers releasing corporation with hugh beaumont, a radio series under a variety of titles between 1944 and 1953, and later in 19601961 in a 32episode nbc. Brett hallidays detective character micheal shayne was created in print, but. Private detective 1940 full download stay safe and healthy. The scared cathy calls in fasttalking private detective mike shayne lloyd nolan and, since her father doesnt like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. The first film is from the novel the private practice of michael shayne, wherein irish private eye shayne nolan is hired by millionaire. With lloyd nolan, lynn bari, mary beth hughes, louis jean heydt.996 330 658 989 508 1109 88 1213 1005 592 1144 590 550 1058 158 764 735 332 295 599 763 846 576 109 297 518 460 924 731 280 1084