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
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Did You Know?
Although the onscreen credits state this is an original story, it is actually a remake of Murder Will Out
(1930), which has a virtually identical plot and uses many of the same character names. 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
Wnat are you, a mouse or a detective.
Remake of The Purple Cipher
Garden of the Moon
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Torchy turns over the cards when playing bridge See more