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Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (1942)

 -  Mystery | Thriller | War  -  30 July 1942 (USA)
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Detective Ellery Queen aids Free Dutch agents battle Nazi spies over a prize of industrial diamonds.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Gargan ...
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Mrs. Van Dorn
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Paul Gillette
Sig Ruman ...
Heinrich, Spy Leader
James Burke ...
Ernst Deutsch ...
Dr. Morse, Lido Club Physician (as Ernest Dorian)
Maurice Cass ...
Mr. Calkus, Museum Owner
Minor Watson ...
Commander Lang
Felix Basch ...
Helm, Lido Club Manager
John Hamilton ...
Bracken, The Police Commissioner
James Seay ...
Marine Sgt. Stevens
Ludwig Donath ...
Reece (as Louis Donath)
Dick Wessel ...
The Big Sailor
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Detective Ellery Queen aids Free Dutch agents battle Nazi spies over a prize of industrial diamonds.

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30 July 1942 (USA)  »

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Contrabando de Guerra  »

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Ellery Goes to war
23 June 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

The Ellery Queen series for Columbia Pictures concluded with Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen and I will say that it was much to their regret. The famed writer detective catches some Nazi spies operating out of a health club in Manhattan. Must have been in the Yorkville area.

It all starts with James Burke escorting prisoner Louis Donath on a train where William Gargan and Margaret Lindsay are also returning from a vacation. He locks Donath in the drawing room handcuffed and gets slugged and then finds a dead prisoner. Someone was afraid Donath would squeal for a deal in custody.

Donath had a lot to squeal about. There was a shipment of diamonds to be smuggled with an Egyptian mummy consigned to a gallery owned by Gale Sondergaard and her late husband who got late courtesy of Donath. It all leads to a health club managed by Sig Ruman in his best Teutonic accent and manner.

In the end the Marines save the day. Nice to know they're around to be sent for.

Patriotic in its time, the climax now looks quite a bit silly and very dated. Still the mystery itself was nicely put together.


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