Tom Lawrence, the Falcon, is called to the Bluecliff School for young ladies to look into the murder of one of its professors (and hopefully cover up the scandal such a murder will entail).
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Calling Philo Vance (1940) William Clemens, James Stephenson, Margot Stevenson, Henry O’Neill, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Missing Witnesses (1937) William Clemens, John Litel, Dick Purcell, Jean Dale, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Romance
Night in New Orleans (1942) William Clemens, Preston Foster, Patricia Morison, Albert Dekker, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Devil’s Island (1939) William Clemens, Boris Karloff, Nedda Harrigan, James Stephenson, Drama, Thriller
Donald Woods heads this Warners musical/romance/comedy that offers a peek behind the scenes in Hollywood. It centers on a recently unemployed talent scout (Woods) who begins looking for a real talent to help him reestablish his career. He finds a talented singer and manages to convince his old boss to give her a screen test. Unfortunately, she is just awful. Still the scout manages to get her on the studio payroll. Later she does indeed become a major star, and promptly falls in love with her leading man. This leads to big trouble. Fortunately, the talent scout saves her, and romance ensues. Songs include: In the Silent Picture Days; I Am the Singer, You Are My Song; Born to Love and I Was Wrong – all by the ace Warners songwriting team of M.K. Jerome and Jack Scholl.
Steven and Jerry are both young doctors, rivals professionally and for Paula Norland. Jerry lets Steven take the blame for a mistake he made and sending him to prison. Steven gets redemption, after release, during a storm at sea.
The Law in Her Hands (1936) William Clemens, Margaret Lindsay, Glenda Farrell, Warren Hull, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Novice attorneys Mary and ‘Dot’ open their own practice, confident that their futures looks bright. But after months of rising debt and falling income, Mary stumbles into the employ of racketeer Frank Gordon. Financial worries behind them, Mary and ‘Dot’ start representing the dregs of Morgan’s society. But will Mary’s conscience–not to mention the intervention of her D.A. boyfriend–allow her to continue?
Man Hunt (1936) William Clemens, Ricardo Cortez, Marguerite Churchill, Charles ‘Chic’ Sale, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Jane, the school teacher, thinks that life in Coasterville is dull so she tells her pupils about the days of the Daltons Boys and the James Gang. When bank robber Kingman escapes and hides out in the school house, Jane helps him escape from town. To Hank, her intended, this is the biggest story to hit the Clarion in a long time. Even old Sheriff Hoggins wants to join the G-Men looking for Kingman. Jane soon finds that there is no truth to the stories of the gallant misunderstood outlaws.