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Alias Boston Blackie (1942)

Approved | | Drama, Mystery | 2 April 1942 (USA)
Blackie tracks down a wrongly convicted prisoner who escapes during a Christmas magic show.

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Blackie tracks down a wrongly convicted prisoner who escapes during a Christmas magic show.

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Blackie's got an eye-full of alibi... but cops don't believe in looks!

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Drama | Mystery

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2 April 1942 (USA)  »

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Venganza por mano ajena  »

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Trivia

Towards the end of the film, the action takes place at the "Jane Drake Theatre," where "Jane Drake" is appearing a play called "Bedtime Story," written by "Lucius Drake". These characters, the play and the theatre are all left over from Bedtime Story (1941), also produced by Columbia Pictures a few months earlier, starring Loretta Young and Fredric March in the Drake roles. See more »

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Followed by Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942) See more »

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Action-Mystery
2 November 1999 | by (Jacksonville, Florida) – See all my reviews

Boston Blackie movies are fun to watch. Even as a kid, I enjoyed them because of the action, coupled with intelligent stories and good acting. Chester Morris IS Boston Blackie, and in this one he has to track down an escaped prisoner... always leading from one situation to the next. Good stuff! An 8.


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