Torchy and Steve are investigating a murder/jewel theft with roots in Germany. She lobbies her publisher to underwrite her participation in an around-the-world airplane race because arrogant businessman 'Sonny' Croy will be a participant. Not only is he a prime suspect in the case, but the international itinerary includes Frankfort, Germany. Written by
Did You Know?
The famous Broadway columnist, What's My Line?
(1950) star and possible murder victim Dorothy Kilgallen
contributed to the script of this film. It is (very) loosely based on her participation in an around the world air race, as chronicled in Lee Israel's excellent book, "Kilgallen." See more
The passengers are shown boarding a Pan Am Martin M-130 with registration NC14715, but the plane shown taxiing for take-off has registration NC14714. See more
Sgt. Orville Gahagan
[to a gaggle of reporters trying to get into the crime scene, including Torchy
Orders say no reporters, male or female... especially female!
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