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
Well, Gahagan, it's been a very successful experience! Athens, Bagdad, Alexandria, and I shall never forget you in the Acropolis by moonlight.
Sgt. Orville Gahagan
It was positively incandescent!
Followed by Torchy Runs for Mayor