The mysterious death of Dean Tanner Cunningham ignites a police investigation that soon implicates everyone at Gigantic Studios where Daffy is on loan. Who murdered Fairawayland’s most famous director?
Charlie Hays the studio’s juvenile lead. Behind his sunny façade he is not what he seems.
Charlie Hays and Tiger Davies , the perpetual couple who are romantically involved —- with others who are not socially correct and potentially scandalous. How is this linked to the murder?
Guy Gilmore —- how is he involved? And who is he involved with?
Tiger Davies the studio’s ‘dumb blond’ comic actress.
Tiger is not as dumb as she makes out and she was a very close friend to the dead man.
Buster the Millionaire and Tiger Davies. Such a fatherly figure — except Buster is not her father…..
Buster and Tiger playing croquet with balls painted with the faces of the famous of Gigantic Studios — who are now all suspects in the murder.
Big and Little Daffy. Little Daffy Keens is the studio’s comic genius but he is also a suspect in the murder. While the ‘Daffys’ do a film together the police are exposing all of the studio’s dirty linen.
Daffy with director Victor King. Victor knows more about the murder than he is telling the police.
Mabel the ailing ex-comic actress on loan to the studio. Behind her comic façade and mysterious illness she is concealing something.
Laurence Pendragon the studio’s horror star. But could he be involved with very real murder?
Rock Granite the studio’s cowboy star.
Behind the famous façade lurks a hidden scandal that implicates Rock Granite with murder.
Louie B Sneed the studio’s head of production. He is hated by all and the dead man especially hated Sneed. What was their feud about and did it lead to murder?
Irving G Speckles the ‘Kid Genius’ field producer.
Irving G is concealing a terrible secret from one and all. Is he the murderer?
The butler and cook to the dead man. They are a sinister pair and know more than they are letting on. Were they blackmailing the dead man?
The studio’s famous virgin juvenile lead. She was the preferred actress for the dead man’s last two films. But were they involved behind the scenes as well?
The stage mother of the studio’s ‘virginal’ lead. Any stage mother must be a prime suspect. It is part of the job description of ‘stage mother’.
Mack is another suspect — though his favorite weapons in the movies are custard pies. But Mack has a temper behind his comic slapstick.
The missing suspect is the chauffeur of the dead man. Both chauffeur and automobile are missing. This definitely suspicious!
The neighbors to the dead man. Definitely suspicious!
Tullii a toady to Rock Granite and a vicious ex-boxer. What is he hiding?
The studio is selling Tullii as their new ‘He Man Action Hero’ but rumors are flying what is about to happen to the soon to be ex-action hero Rock Granite.
W S Surrey the ex-cowboy star. Sneed cheated Surrey out of his Wild West Film Lot and assets and then replaced him with Rock Granite. Surrey is a has-been with an axe to grind.
How far can a good man be pushed before he breaks? Sneed has pushed Surrey to the limit. But then Sneed has pushed everyone at the studio to the limit. And did Sneed push Dean Tanner Cunningham to the limit? Did Sneed murder his greatest director?
Gigantic Headquarters are concealing a lot of dirty linen and the corpses are stacking up. Was it a good idea for Daffy to agree to be loaned out?
What will happen? Can Daffy discover who murdered Dean Tanner Cunningham before the murderer comes after him?