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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! (original poster - all caps) 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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Follows The Lone Wolf (1917) 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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12 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very enjoyable Lone Wolf movie, "The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date" finds Michael Lanyard (The Lone Wolf, played by Warren William) and his butler Jameson (Eric Pangborn) in Havana for a stamp convention. Well, the best laid plans -- Lanyard, a former jewel thief, soon finds himself without his collection and involved in a kidnapping, the young man who is accused sitting in prison, and his fiancé trying to pay the ransom.

This is the outrageous and sophisticated Warren William at his best, with lots of comedy contributed by Pangborn. The two of them worked so well together.

Though a B movie, this series was a lot of fun. Before William the role was played by Frances Lederer, Melvyn Douglas, and several other actors. After William departed the series in 1946, Gerald Mohr and Ron Randell played him. It was also a TV series starring the smooth Louis Hayward. I hope to see more starring William.


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