The Corpse Came C.O.D.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. is a 1947 American comedy-mystery film directed by Henry Levin, produced by Samuel Bischoff and starring George Brent and Joan Blondell. The comedic mystery is notable for featuring cameos by Hollywood gossip columnists appearing as themselves: Harrison Carroll, Jimmy Fidler, George Fisher, Hedda Hopper, Erskine Johnson, Louella Parsons, and Sidney Skolsky. The movie is based on a novel by columnist Jimmy Starr, who also appears in the movie.
|The Corpse Came C.O.D.|
|Directed by||Henry Levin|
|Produced by||Samuel Bischoff|
|Written by||Dwight V. Babcock|
|Screenplay by||Dorothy B. Hughes|
|Based on||The Corpse Came C.O.D.|
by Jimmy Starr
|Music by||George Duning|
|Cinematography||Lucien N. Andriot|
|Edited by||Jerome Thoms|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Two reporters who are in love (Brent and Blondell) compete with each other when covering the story about the discovery of a corpse found at the mansion of a famous Hollywood movie actress.
- George Brent as Joe Medford
- Joan Blondell as Rosemary Durant
- Adele Jergens as Mona Harrison
- Jim Bannon as Det. Lt. Mark Wilson
- Leslie Brooks as Peggy Holmes
- John Berkes as Larry Massey, Photographer
- Fred F. Sears as Det. Dave Short (as Fred Sears)
- William Trenk as Fields
- Grant Mitchell as Mitchell Edwards
- Una O'Connor as Nora
- Marvin Miller as Rudy Frasso
- Vineyard, David L. "THE CORPSE CAME C.O.D. (1947)". Mysteryfile.com. Retrieved September 24, 2013.