Hat Box Mystery, The
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: