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Edward G. Robinson,
Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.
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J. Carrol Naish
Broadway gambler Gloves Donahue wants to find who killed the baker of his favorite cheesecake. He sees nightclub singer Leda Hamilton leaving the bakery. When her boss Marty's partner Joe is murdered, Leda and her accompanist Pepi disappear. It turns out that beneath all the mystery is a gang of Nazi operatives planning to blow up a battleship in New York harbor. Written by
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Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names, if any): Vera Lewis (Mrs. Fogerty), Creighton Hale (Waiter) and Stuart Holmes. See more »
16 minutes into the movie, Gloves is sitting in an armchair. A glass is on the arm and it is clearly visible when the phone is brought to him. The edge of the glass is visible at the bottom of the screen through the phone call, but when Gloves stands up and the phone is brought away, the glass is no longer there. See more »
A wonderful, funny B movie with an A cast. Bogart made this one between THE MALTESE FALCON and CASABLANCA. Lorre and Veidt and Dame Judith Anderson are wonderfully villainous, and a couple of future superstars -- Phil Silvers and Jackie Gleason -- make their debuts as members of Bogart's gang. This has everything Warner Brothers films loved: a murky waterfront, an old abandoned warehouse, a sinister auction gallery run by foreigners, a swanky nightclub that seems to be inhabited exclusively by gangsters (the Good Guys) and Nazis (the Bad Guys). Puns galore. Probably audiences didn't want to see a comedy about the Third Reich back in 1942, but it gets better (and given the cast, historically more important) with age.
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