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The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date (1940)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Crime | 23 November 1940 (USA)
Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit.

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Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit. Written by Michael Crew <m.crew@bbcnc.org.uk>

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He's giving cops the slip ... ladies the works ... and killers the business! See more »


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Lobo Entre Lobos  »

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Walter Baldwin is in studio records/casting call lists for the role of "Night Watchman," but he did not appear or was not identifiable in the movie. See more »

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Followed by The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) See more »

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Down Argentina Way
(1940) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played as background music in a restaurant
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FDR must have loved a film about stamp collecting
10 December 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Lone Wolf Keeps A Date must have had a few showings at the White House. After all in FDR the most important and prominent stamp collector there ever was happened to be the current resident.

Warren William and Eric Blore as The Lone Wolf and his factotum Jameson are back again and this film for a B picture is rather complicated in terms of plot. It also has more comedy in it as Warren William and Eric Blore look like they're having a great old time overacting outrageously. Catch William in the scene with chief villain Don Beddoe and henchmen.

The story involves The Lone Wolf's stolen stamp collection and the kidnapping of a millionaire in which once again the cops in the person of Thurston Hall and sidekick Fred Kelsey suspect William is involved in the plot when he's really trying to help.

You have to love Kelsey who came from the Keystone Police Academy as a graduate and who is the butt of everything. The Lone Wolf Keeps A Date will give you some suspense and tickle your funny bone even more than most in the series.


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