Mother: If you don't get an education, you'll grow up to be a policeman, just like your father
Tall, dark and handsome (with "smiling Irish eyes" yet!), actor James Dunn stars as JIMMY PARKER, the top op for Skip Tracers Ltd., a process-serving firm, discovers a load of hot jewels tucked away in a radio he repos, in the 1940 film Hold That Woman.
Jimmy soon finds himself a very wanted man, not just by the police, who want him for the theft, but gangsters, who want the jewels -- originally stolen from a movie star -- back.
Parker spends most of the movie trying to recover both the loot and the radio in order to clear his name. About the only one who believes him is his sweetie, and fellow op, Mary Mulvaney (played by Frances Gifford, Dunn's real-life wife).
Hilarity allegedly ensues in this Poverty Row production, which is generally well regarded for its brisk pace and appealing cast.
Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.
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