One night in New York, beefy escaped convict Moose Malloy goes hunting for his ex-girlfriend Velma, leaving a trail of mayhem behind him. Velma seems to be well-hidden, and adventurer The Falcon, intrigued, investigates on his own, approaching the heart of the mystery via a varied sequence of shady characters and attractive women. Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
MYSTERY that you'll laugh at...when -- The Falcon TAKES OVER
Did You Know?
Two years after this picture, RKO would release their version of Raymond Chandler's novel, "Farewell, My Lovely," as "Murder, My Sweet," with Dick Powell and Anne Shirley. See more
In a night club scene The Falcon and Diana Kenyon are sitting close together talking. There is a plant pot on a ledge behind them, partially obscured and on the table a champagne glass is in front of Diana Kenyon. In the next shot, there is a gap separating the two, the flower pot is now centrally placed between them and the champagne glass has moved position. See more
[after Marriot has fired a shot at him and been murdered himself
Are you all right?
Nobody ever got killed by a blank cartridge.
Followed by The Falcon's Alibi
The First Time I Saw You
Music by Nathaniel Shilkret
Lyrics by Allie Wrubel
Introduced in The Toast of New York
Sung by uncredited actress in first night club scene See more