A jade statue, the “missing lady”, is stolen and its owner killed. Read More »
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Tex Hanlon is some kind of advertising man who comes up with a concept for a women’s clothing campaign called THE THREE SPRINGS. Read More »
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister Read More »
The police find the body of hostess Helen Howard (Wanda McKay), disposed of by petty racketeer Nick Mantee (Kane Richmond) Read More »
Police Chief Jim Murphy, in a crime-ridden city, deputizes newspaper-reporter Sam Wire Read More »
Don’t Gamble with Strangers (1946) William Beaudine, Kane Richmond, Bernadene Hayes, Peter Cookson, Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When Mike Sarno (Kane Richmond) out-cheats Fay Benton (Bernadene Hayes) in a crooked poker game, the two gamblers bury the hatchet and agree to become partners in crime. Read More »
Behind the Mask (1946) Phil Karlson, William Beaudine, Kane Richmond, Barbara Read, George Chandler, Mystery
Lamont Cranston, aka the Shadow, has his hands full as the murder of blackmailing reporter Jeff Mann is blamed on him. Read More »
This particular feature, the first director credit of Philip Ford (nephew of John), casts the witty, square-jawed leading man of serials and b-action films, Kane Richmond, as a private eye sucked into a web of dirty dealings involving a nightclub owner, his wife, her “friend”, etc.
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This George Morris story was based on an article that appeared in “Woman’s Home Companion” and later reprinted in “Reader’s Digest.” Eddie Condon, a two-bit racketeer, teams up with an alcoholic doctor, Judson, to set up a maternity home with free facilities to expectant mothers, with the proviso that the women sign away all rights to their newborns. The babies are then offered for adaptation to couples willing to make a substantial “contribution” to the home. Things go well for this borderline within-the-law business until a baby is still-born. Conden had already sold the baby for $5,000 and has no intention of returning the money, so he substitutes the child of the sister of his wife. There is a slip-up on the filing of the certificates and the District Attorney’s office gets involved.
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