While in traffic court, Torchy bumps into Jackie Maguire, girlfriend of the notorious hoodlum Denver Eddie, who is sentenced to jail for shoplifting. Torchy gets herself thrown into jail by turning in false alarms and ultimately befriends Maguire. With police collusion, she escapes to San Francisco taking Maguire with in in hopes of capturing Denver Eddie. Steve and Gahagan follow undercover in hopes of collecting the $5000 reward as a down payment for house for him and Torchy, but not before Steve is spotted and Gahagan ends up in the wrestling ring and gets a chance to settle a score with an old opponent. Written by
RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! (original ad- all caps)
Did You Know?
Torchy works at the Daily Star - same newspaper that Lois Lane worked at in her first comic book appearance. (Later, Lane's paper was called the more-familiar Daily Planet.) See more
In the courtroom, Torchy's real given name is announced as "Helen" (or "Ellen"; it's hard to hear exactly), but in an earlier film in the series, when a handsome young cop was giving Torchy a ticket, she told him to replace her nickname "Torchy" with "Theresa" (or "Teresa" or "Tereza"), which must therefore be her given name. Presumably this detail wasn't considered important enough for the various screenwriters (who kept changing throughout the series) to keep track of. See more
[Referring to their prison
Hey, kid, how'd you like to get outta here?
The only reason I'm staying is a couple hundred iron bars and a few guards.
Follows Torchy Blane in Panama
The Man I Love
Music by George Gershwin
Heard often as background music See more