Nancy Drew Series Movies & Media Adaptations

Carolyn Keene
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In the 1930s, William Clemens directed four movies, starring Bonita Granville, that were loosely based on the Nancy Drew series: Nancy Drew, Detective (1938), Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939), Nancy Drew, Reporter (1939), and Nancy Drew, Trouble Shooter (1939). None of these are particularly notable productions. From 1977 to 1978, the Nancy Drew character appeared in the "Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries" series that aired on ABC-TV. At first, Pamela Sue Martin played Nancy Drew; in 1978 Janet Louise Johnson took over the role.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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