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.
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Directed byHenry Levin
Produced bySamuel Bischoff
Written byDwight V. Babcock
George Bricker
Screenplay byDorothy B. Hughes
Jack Henley
Based onThe Corpse Came C.O.D.
1944 novel
by Jimmy Starr
StarringGeorge Brent
Joan Blondell
Adele Jergens
Music byGeorge Duning
CinematographyLucien N. Andriot
Edited byJerome Thoms
Columbia Pictures
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • June 2, 1947 (1947-06-02)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States


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.[1]



  1. Vineyard, David L. "THE CORPSE CAME C.O.D. (1947)". Retrieved September 24, 2013.

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