The Mysterious Miss X (1939)

Director
Gus Meins

Main cast
Michael Whalen; Lynne Roberts; Chick Chandler; Mabel Todd; Frank M. Thomas

Genres
Mystery

Description
After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.


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