The Mad Miss Manton
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)

Wealthy socialite Melsa Manton (Barbara Stanwyck) is taking her pooches for a walk in the dead of the night when she stumbles upon a dead body and a car fleeing the scene of the crime. She alerts the police but the corpse has disappeared by… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 21, 1938
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A mildly funny screwball comedy-mystery thriller that is overall more thirties stylish than witty.

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Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

The Mad Miss Manton succeeds as a romantic comedy more than it succeeds as a mystery.

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jay nixon
Sprightly bit of nonsense with Barbara & Henry charming each other and the audience.
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Stanwyck is fun to watch as leader of a gang of idle Park Avenue society women who try to solve a murder outside the law and Henry Fonda's newspaper. Some… More