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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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Danforth / Richard Burke
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Marie Delacour (as Joan Carol)
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Rollo Venables
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Madame Delacour
Leyland Hodgson ...
Capt. Bert Hawkins
John Davidson ...
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Storyline

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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Trivia

Of Fox's 8 MOTOs, this was the sixth to be produced, and the seventh to be released. Copyright 1938, not released until January 1939. See more »

Goofs

When Fabian first suspects that Danforth is not what he seems, he uses a pen to scribble a beard on a photo of British Intelligence Agent Richard Burke in his notebook dossier. The beard he draws ends in a straight line under Burke's chin. In a later scene, when Fabian shows the photo to Norvel, the beard is thicker and descends with a point toward Burke's collar. 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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Featured in Come See the Paradise (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

I Do Like to Be Beside the Seaside
(1907) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by John Glover Kind
Arranged by Andrew Carter
Sung by the dummy in Fabian's ventriloquism act at the theater
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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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