Newspaper reporter "Torchy" Blaine and police detective Steve McBride are on the trail of an Oriental gang that has committed three murders. Also on hand is a fabricated Scotland Yard operative who is a phony, and has two others assisting him in an effort to throw the police department off the trail; they are trying to exhort $250,000 from a young rich man who is trying to marry a senator's daughter. A submarine gets involved. Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
The print actually credits the "original story" to Murray Leinster
and Will Jenkins. Perhaps the filmmakers didn't realize that "Will Jenkins" is a pseudonym for Leinster, but it was probably just an inside joke. See more
The Senator states that he is going to announce his daughter's engagement at a party at his Long Island house in three days, on Friday, in the evening. To shift the movie to the party a copy of the party invitation is shown. The invitation announces that the party is on Monday. See more
Det. Lt. Steve 'Mac' McBride
Are you trying to be sentimental in a cemetary? There's a time and a place for everything. Now keep quiet!
Followed by Torchy Runs for Mayor
Garden of the Moon
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Torchy turns over the cards when playing bridge See more