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Hat Box Mystery, The

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The Hat Box Mystery was filmed in 1947 with Tom Neal playing private detective Russ Ashton. Private detective Russ Ashton is called away on business and leaves his secretary Susan Hart in charge of his floundering business. While he is away Susan takes an assignment from a man who wants photographic evidence of his wife's infidelity. He gives her a hat box that is rigged with a camera inside. In reality the hat box contains a gun and Susan unwittingly shoots the woman. Russ returns to find Susan in prison and with no leads as to the culprit's identity set out to dig up the truth and clear her name.

  • Directors: Lambert Hillyer

The following guns were used in the movie The Hat Box Mystery:


Colt Detective Special

Colt Detective Special - .38 Special
A Colt Detective Special Revolver in Russ Ashton's desk
District Attorney has a Susan Hart's Colt Detective Special Revolver on his desk
Susan Hart (Pamela Blake) holding a Colt Detective Special Revolver on Stevens
Mobster holding a Colt Detective Special Revolver on Susan Hart (Pamela Blake)

Colt Official Police Revolver

Example of Colt Official Police - .38 Special
Police Officer firing his Colt Official Police Revolver

Smith & Wesson Model Military & Police

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Stevens (Leonard Penn) firing his Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver at Marie Moreland

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