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The Falcon in Danger (1943)

 -  Crime | Mystery  -  17 July 1943 (USA)
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Whem a passenger plane crash lands at a local airport, bystanders and first responders are shocked to find there is no one aboard.

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Tom Conway ...
Jean Brooks ...
Iris Fairchild
Elaine Shepard ...
Nancy Palmer
Amelita Ward ...
Bonnie Caldwell
Cliff Clark ...
Edward Gargan ...
Det. Bates (as Ed Gargan)
Clarence Kolb ...
Stanley Harris Palmer
Felix Basch ...
Morley
Richard Davies ...
Kenneth Gibson
Richard Martin ...
George Morley
Erford Gage ...
Evan Morley
Eddie Dunn ...
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Storyline

Two industrialists disappear from an airplane while the plane is in the air. Also missing is $100,000. The Falcon investigates and discovers a plot against the government. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Phantom Pilot or Fiendish Killer?

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Crime | Mystery

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17 July 1943 (USA)  »

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Crime sem Rasto  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the last of Eddie Dunn's five appearances in the series as Detective grimes. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film when the airliner is shown crashing the model is of a conventional small twin-engined airliner. In the live action shots after the crash it has the unusual twin horizontal tail structures supported by several vertical surfaces of the Capelis XC-12, also used in Five Came Back (1939). See more »

Quotes

Det. Bates: [At the airport] Where'd the Falcon get that other dame?
Insp. Timothy Donovan: Sometimes I think he takes 'em outta his hat!
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Connections

Followed by The Falcon Out West (1944) See more »

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Somewhat annoying entry into the series
14 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like Tom Conway as The Falcon, and this was a very good mystery. What was annoying was the presence of The Falcon's southern fiancée, who never shut up through the whole picture, even during crucial moments. Hard to believe that such a sophisticated character as the Falcon would have put up with her for more than five minutes.

The rest of the movie is actually quite good and a neat mystery about money and people disappearing out of a flying plane. There's a very funny roller-skating scene, funny because of the way it was filmed. The Falcon on roller skates? Who would have believed it? Despite its shortcomings, it's an entertaining movie if you can ignore that fiancé.


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