She's Goin' to Town!". In the fifth Torchy Blane film, Torchy Blane in Panama (1938), Warner Bros. replaced Farrell and MacLane (a pairing that was loved by the moviegoing public) with Lola Lane and Paul Kelly as Torchy and Steve.

The Adventurous Blonde (1937), Matt, a reporter Over the Goal (1937), Ken Thomas Love Is on the Air (1937), Eddie Gould Back in Circulation (1937) (uncredited), Pete Eddington, a reporter The Footloose Heiress (1937), Jack Pierson Mr. Dodd Takes the Air (1937) (uncredited), second production manager Public Wedding (1937), Anthony 'Tony' Burke 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. They starred in three more Torchy Blane films. Unfortunately, compared to the earlier Torchy Blane films, this one more contrived and less believable. There are over 60,000 posters FOR SALE through reputable dealers! It seems that since Torchy is the lieutenant's fiancée, she gets an inside scoop of crimes that other newspaper people are now complaining about--after all, should the Lieutenant's girl get stories that no other reporter has access to?

After rival reporters, jealous of Torchy's success, conspire to fake the murder of an actor in order to embarrass her, he ends up being strangled. Click here to login or here to sign up. A Bookstore with advance research books available.

", "Everyone ends up in the same damned place. Born: 23-Mar-1912 Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA Died: 11-Oct-1995 Location of death: Woodland Hills, CA Cause of death: unspecified Remains: . During the pre-World War II period, newspaper reporter was one of the few roles in American cinema that portrayed women positively, as intelligent, competent, self-reliant, and career-oriented—virtually equal to men. Can't find a movie or TV show? The public again reacted negatively to the new casting. Glenda Farrell and Barton MacLane in The Adventurous Blonde (1937) Login to create it. The Adventurous Blonde is a 1937 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank McDonald and written by Robertson White and David Diamond. We use cookies to help give you a better experience on TMDb. Torchy Blane is a fictional female reporter starring in a series of films in the 1930s. She's Goin' to Town!"

Steve promises his captain not to favor Torchy with stories over other papers but becomes frustrated as to how she continues to scoop her rivals.

Adventure, Certificate: Passed Warner Bros. produced nine films between 1937 and 1939. We have over 189,000 titles with over 90,000 posters online and CROSS-REFERENCED with 1000s of articles on all associated topics, 1000s of poster artists, info on all major countries. Enjoyable, sure--just not particularly outstanding in its execution. [6], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Torchy_Blane&oldid=976156625, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 September 2020, at 13:40. It is later learned that the hoax victim, Harvey Hammond, has actually been murdered and Torchy once again beat other reporters to the story. This is the 3rd film of the Torchy Blane series and once again Glenda Farrell and Barton MacLane are in the leads once again. Torchy Blane solves a murder and smuggling case during a round-the-world flight. For the film version, Kennedy is changed to a woman named "Torchy" Blane and is now in love with MacBride's character. A woman kills her beautiful sister in a rage after finding out she has an affair with her fiancé, and later plans on killing the little girl who may have witnessed the murder. Torchy, Steve, and Gahagan are on the trail of a bank robber aboard an ocean liner traveling from New York to L.A. via the Panama Canal. The opposition newspapers print a denial of Torchy's story. In addition, the reporters decide to play a trick on the couple to get revenge--they'll stage a fake murder and make them look like idiots when they investigate. This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb. Torchy Blane the Adventurous Blonde (1937) WELCOME to the LAMP - Movie Poster Data Base - The ONLY cross-referenced movie poster research database on the internet! They were generally young, intelligent, refined and attractive. Doug Sederberg . Of these role models, Torchy Blane, a headline-hunting wisecracking female reporter was perhaps the best known.

Looking for a certain poster or have posters for sale, contact us. In her role as Torchy, Farrell was promoted as being able to speak 400 words in 40 seconds. The Adventurous Blonde is a 1937 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank McDonald and written by Robertson White and David Diamond. (as Leland Hodgson). The third of nine Torchy Blane movies. They hope that Torchy will report the death and that a second paper owned by publisher Mortimer Gray (Charles C. Wilson) will embarrass her by printing the truth. Mortimer, who knew about the proposed joke, was jealous of his wife's relationship with Hammond and seized the opportunity to kill him. Torchy Blane the Adventurous Blonde (1937). When rival reporters jealous of Torchy's success, decides to get even for repeated news scoops by Torchy, and fearing that her forthcoming marriage to Steve McBride will forever keep them from getting news tips from the police department. Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA, Mortimer Gray When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family must serve in the... "Gangway for Torchy! This is the third film in the Torchy Blane movie series by Warner Bros. and is followed by Blondes at Work (1938). [4], "Torchy Blane, the Adventurous Blonde (1937)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Adventurous_Blonde&oldid=976790513, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 5 September 2020, at 01:26.

Looking for some great streaming picks? Four reporters, Mat, Dud, Mugsy and Pete, decides to play a practical joke on her and conspire to fake the murder of an actor; for the dual purpose of blocking Steve's marriage to Torchy, and at the same time making her the laughing stock of all newspaper. Various other Warner stock actors were also used repeatedly. Was this review helpful to you? This FAQ is empty. The Adventurous Blonde 1937 Adventurous Blonde: nenavedena na špici 1937 Hollywood Hotel: Hat check girl with coat 1938 The Invisible Menace: Woman waiting to go with her Johnnie 1938 Blondes at Work: Carol 1938 A Slight Case of Murder: Partygoer leaning on piano during song 1938 Love, Honor and Behave: Wheel watcher at party Composer Howard Jackson was credited with scoring all nine films. Angry that police detective Steve McBride is giving preferential treatment to his fiancée, reporter Torchy Blane, reporters from a rival newspaper plan a fake murder with the idea that Torchy's paper will print the story and look foolish, teaching a lesson to Torchy and McBride. Written by Torchy's own telegram is from her boyfriend detective Steve McBride (Barton MacLane) announcing that he will have a minister waiting to marry them when she arrives at the train station. Check/Show All

WELCOME to the LAMP - Movie Poster Data Base   -   The ONLY cross-referenced movie poster research database on the internet! Overview. [1] The Torchy Blane series were popular second features during the later 1930s and were mixtures of mystery, action, adventure, and fun. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

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Negative fan reaction led Warner Bros. to recast Farrell and MacLane in the leading roles. Playing with Dynamite (1939) would be the final film in the series. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? She was also more compatible with the Hays code than a faithful on-screen adaptation of Kennedy would have been.

The third of nine Torchy Blane movies. You need to be logged in to continue. Character actor George Guhl made notable appearances in all but the last entry in the series, as forgetful Desk Sergeant Graves, while bit part players Harry Seymour and Jack Wise were in seven.

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Torchy conducts a one woman campaign against a corrupt mayor and crime boss, and when the reform candidate is murdered, she takes up the banner. Torchy Blane (Glenda Farrell) is handed a telegram, which she reads before realizing that it was actually for Theresa Gray (Natalie Moorhead) the woman sitting next to her on the train. TMDb Score. A leftover Torchy Blane script was adapted into the 1939 film Private Detective, also starring Jane Wyman. Director Frank MacDonald immediately knew who he wanted for the role of Torchy Blane. It was released on November 13, 1937.