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Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017)
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Frankie Drake Mysteries (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. From airplanes and booze running to American G-men, Communists and union busters, Frankie’s fearless sense of adventure gets her into all kinds of trouble, but she always manages to find her way out.
Plot: female detective, private detective, investigation, female protagonist, female partner, mother daughter relationship, crime solving
Time: 1920s

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Cagney & Lacey (1981)
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Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 45 min.
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Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996)
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