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After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  18 March 1943 (USA)
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Blackie is arrested when retrieving stolen gems from a safety deposit box for a friend.

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Blackie is arrested when retrieving stolen gems from a safety deposit box for a friend.

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Fiction's Famous Rascal In New Hair Raising Perils

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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18 March 1943 (USA)  »

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Aventura à Meia-Noite  »

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(TCM print) (copyright length)

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Follows Crooked Alley (1923) See more »

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Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
Sung a cappella by Jan Buckingham with modified lyrics (Here Comes the Groom)
In the score at the wedding
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The Runt Gets Hitched
21 April 2012 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This entry in The Boston Blackie series finds Blackie's companion and factotum the Runt about to get married to statuesque Jan Buckingham. But the wedding can't seem to come off because an old prison pal of Chester Morris's gets out and starts looking for the swag he robbed before getting pinched.

After Midnight With Boston Blackie has Morris, George E. Stone, and their playboy pal Lloyd Corrigan on the run again because the cops and a gang of crooks are tailing said prison pal Walter Baldwin to locate the hidden jewels. When the bad guys bump of Baldwin and grab his daughter Ann Savage, it's up to Morris to rescue Savage and locate and return the jewels before the police do. Because as always the cops suspect Morris of being the perpetrator.

The police are once again represented by Richard Lane and Walter Sande and between them they seem to have less working brain cells than usual. A wartime blackout drill aids and abets Blackie in eluding cops and crooks.

After watching several Boston Blackie features I can't believe any self respecting police force keeps Lane and Sande employed.


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