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Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)

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Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international agents who try to foment an international incident by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and blaming the British.

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Leyland Hodgson ...
Capt. Bert Hawkins
John Davidson ...
Hakin
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A Japanese man claiming to be Mr Moto, of the International Police, is abducted and murdered soon after disembarking from a ship at Port Said in Egypt. The real Mr Moto is already in Port Said, investigating a conspiracy against the British and French governments. The dead man was his colleague, impersonating him to throw the conspirators off his scent. Mr Moto recognises one of the conspirators as a British Secret Service agent, and together they discover that the gang have mined the harbour in preparation for the arrival of the French fleet. Their aim is to throw the blame onto the British, which may start a second World War. Written by Daniel Frankham <danielf@my-Deja.com>

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20 January 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mr. Moto No. 6  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

The reason this film is shown more often than any of the others is because it's in the public domain, and no longer under the legal control of 20th Century-Fox. See more »

Goofs

Warning: SPOILERS When Mr. Moto explodes the underwater mines ahead of the ships, the admiral is heard to say, "Turn left a hundred and eighty degrees." He should have given the command to veer to port. See more »

Quotes

Danforth - aka Richard Burke: Moto, I'm beginning to believe all the stories I've heard about you.
Mr. Kentaro Moto: Please do not. I do not.
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Followed by Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

My Bonnie (Lies Over the Ocean)
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Written by H.J. Fuller
Played on piano and sung by two men at Connies Place
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Maybe the best in the Series...
1 September 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Has a lotta the old reliable British character actor standbys of the time, E.E. Clive, Coates, Sanders, etc. It's good, the 'great shots' were indeed that, Lorre and Carradine in good form, there was more $$$ thrown into the making of this one than in others in the series. I enjoyed this alot, and if you like Moto or Lorre at all, this one is a must.

*** outta ****


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