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A Date with the Falcon (1942)

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The story's maguffin is a formula for flawless industrial diamonds pursued by the Falcon and a bevy of villains.

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In the second film of the series (and not a second part of anything), Gay Lawrence, aka The Falcon, is about to depart the city to marry his fiancée, Helen Reed, when a mystery girl, Rita Mara, asks for his aid in disposing of a secret formula for making synthetic diamonds. He deliberately allows himself to be kidnapped by the gang for which Rita works. His aide, "Goldy" Locke, trails the kidnappers and brings the police. But the head of the gang escapes, and the Falcon continues the pursuit. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Second of new screen series with the star who played The Saint. See more »


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16 January 1942 (USA)  »

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Cita con El Halcón  »

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Trivia

In the first series entry, "The Gay Falcon," Goldie's name was spelled with an "ie," but here in the second it's spelled with a "y." See more »

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When George Sanders is punched by a policeman on the street, it is obviously a stunt man who gets knocked down and stands up, not Sanders. See more »

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Gay Lawrence: [When he realizes that the crooks intend to throw him down a trap door into the river] You know, they say the best people are using concrete these days.
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Followed by The Falcon in Mexico (1944) See more »

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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Date with the Falcon, A (1941)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Second film in the series has the Falcon (George Sanders) leaving on his honeymoon but at the last minute he finds himself caught up with diamond thieves. This sequel is pretty much on the same level as the first film as it contains a small group of laughs, a so-so mystery but it does go by very quickly making it a mildly entertaining film. Sanders once again is good in the role but he seems a little bored compared to the first film. Allen Jenkins isn't given as much to do, which is a shame because he comes off very good in his few scenes here.


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