The Adventurous Blonde

Gangway for Torchy! She's Goin' to Town!

Categories: Romance, Comedy, Mystery
The third of nine Torchy Blane movies. Angry that police detective Steve McBride (Barton MacLane) is giving preferential treatment to his reporter-fiancée, Torchy Blane (Glenda Farrell), reporters from a rival newspaper plan a fake murder with the idea that Torchy's paper will print the story and look foolish. The tables are turned when the fake murder turns out to be the genuine article.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1937-11-13
Run time: 61 minute / 1:1
Director: Frank McDonald
Writers: Robertson White, David Diamond.
Production Companies : First National Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Glenda Farrell
as Torchy Blane
Barton MacLane
as Det. Lt. Steve McBride
Anne Nagel
as Grace Brown
Tom Kennedy
as Detective Gahagan
George E. Stone
as Pete, a Reporter
Natalie Moorhead
as Theresa Gray
William Hopper
as Matt, a Reporter
Charley Foy
as Dud, lead reporter
Anderson Lawler
as Hugo Brand
Bobby Watson
as Mugsy, a reporter
Charles C. Wilson
as Mortimer Gray
Virginia Brissac
as Helen Hammond (poses as "Aunt Jenny")
Frank Shannon
as Captain McTavish
George Guhl
as The Desk Sergeant
Leyland Hodgson
as Harvey Hammond
Jimmy Conlin
as Dr. Bolger, coroner
Cliff Saum
as Officer Clary
Jeff York
as Dr. Nally
Raymond Hatton
as Editor Maxie Monkhouse
Henry Otho
as Officer Reilly
Daisy Bufford
as Daisy, maid
Robert Darrell
as Clerk
Dudley Dickerson
as Porter
Jerry Fletcher
as Drugstore Clerk
Melbourne Ford
as Delivery Boy
James Adamson
as Porter
Eddie Graham
as Ambulance Attendant
Robert Haines
as Plane Passenger
John Harron
as Reynolds
Al Herman
as Bartender Herman
Stuart Holmes
as Crowd Control Officer
Jeni Le Gon
as Maid
Howard M. Mitchell
as Bald Policeman
Frank O'Connor
as Policeman
Willard Parker
as Clerk
Houseley Stevenson
as Darell
Brick Sullivan
as Milton
Rosella Towne
as Hostess
Lottie Williams
as Onlooker in Crowd
Tom Wilson
as Onlooker in Crowd
Jack Wise
as Joker in Bar
Walter Young
as Lawyer
Carole Landis
as Bit Role (uncredited)
Jack L. Warner Executive Producer
Hal B. Wallis Executive Producer

Max Parker Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Howard Shoup Costume Design

Howard Jackson Original Music Composer
Heinz Roemheld Music

Bryan Foy Associate Producer

Jesse Hibbs Assistant Director

Robertson White Screenplay

Frank McDonald Director

Frank Magee Editor

Arthur L. Todd Director of Photography

David Diamond Screenplay

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