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Riff-Raff (1947) Ted Tetzlaff, Pat O’Brien, Walter Slezak, Anne Jeffreys, Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Riff-Raff (1947)
A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after them must deal with Dan Hammer, combination private eye, agent, and con man, who can “fix” anything for a fee. Nightclub singer Maxine is on Dan’s side… or is she? The rest is lighthearted, white-suited tropical intrigue.

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Gambling House (1950) Ted Tetzlaff, Victor Mature, Terry Moore, William Bendix, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Gambling House (1950)
Small time racketeer Marc Fury agrees to plead self-defense for a murder committed by gang boss Joe Farrow in exchange for Farrow’s I.O.U. for $50,000. He is acquitted but is ordered deported by immigration authorities unless he can convince the judge to let him stay. After meeting volunteer worker Lynn Warren his tough guy exterior begins to soften as he follows her through her efforts to settle a family of European refugees. Events lead to a dramatic conclusion as Farrow welches on his deal with him and Fury attends his final deportation hearing.

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Johnny Allegro (1949) Ted Tetzlaff, George Raft, Nina Foch, George Macready, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Johnny Allegro (1949)
Los Angeles hotel lobby florist Johnny Allegro is a man with a secret: he’s a former criminal who escaped from the Sing Sing prison.However, Johnny went straight and became a legitimate businessman. One day, a high-class, well dressed attractive blonde runs into his arms, in the hotel lobby, and pretends she’s his date for the evening. She whispers in his ear that she is followed, in danger and needs Johnny’s help to escape. Intrigued, Johnny accepts to play along and help the stunning blonde beauty. They sit in the hotel bar and talk. Her name is Glenda Chapman and she wants to escape the police detective who sits in the lobby shadowing her. Over the following days, Johnny falls for Glenda who lives in the hotel. Unfortunatelly, Johnny is visited, in his flower shop, by Treasury Agent Schultzy who tels Johnny that he knows about Johnny’s real identity and that Johnny is an escaped criminal. However, Johnny is not arrested. Instead, the Treasury Agent asks him to assist the government…

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A Dangerous Profession (1949) Ted Tetzlaff, George Raft, Ella Raines, Pat O’Brien, Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

A Dangerous Profession (1949)
Ex-policeman Vince Kane is a partner with Joe Farley as bail bond brokers, but retains his ties and friendship with the police and Detective Nick Ferrone. Ferrone picks up Claude Brackette, a brokerage clerk, as a suspect in the securities robbery in which a policeman was killed, and Kane goes with him when the detective searches Brackett’s apartment, and Kane finds that Brackett’s wife, Lucy, is his former sweetheart. She insists her husband is innocent and pleads with Kane to get him out on bail but she has only $4,000 of the $25,000 needed. A mysterious emissary puts up $12,000 and Kanes, over Farley’s protest, makes up the rest from the company’s money. Brackett is murdered after his release. For Lucy, Kane investigates and finds that Brackett had dealings with night club owner Jerry McKay and a hoodlum named Roy Collins. Suspecting McKay was in back of the robbery, Kane begins a campaign in which he himself behaves like a crook, and demands a heavy bride from McKay for his …

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