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UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Hammer Museum present

Nancy Drew, Reporter

Nancy Drew, Reporter
March 20, 2016 - 11:00 am

Nancy Drew, Reporter  (1939)

Would-be reporter Nancy Drew (Bonita Granville) is determined to clear the name of a girl accused of murder, bringing friend Ted Nickerson (Frank Thomas) reluctantly along for the ride.  Despite car chases, tough guys, and the fatherly objections of Mr. Drew, the teen sleuth is undaunted in bringing the culprit to justice, in this high-spirited mystery inspired by the novels.

16mm, b/w, 68 min.  Production: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.  Distribution: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.  Director: William Clemens.  Based on the novels by Carolyn Keene.  Screenwriter: Kenneth Gamet.  Cinematographer: Arthur Edeson.  Editor: Frank Dewar.  Composer: H. Roemheld.  With: Bonita Granville, John Litel, Frank Thomas, Mary Lee, Dickie Jones.

Note:  recommended for ages 8+

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