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The Falcon in Danger (1943)

Approved | | Crime, Mystery, War | 17 July 1943 (USA)
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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Stanley Harris Palmer
Felix Basch ...
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Richard Davies ...
Kenneth Gibson
Richard Martin ...
George Morley
Erford Gage ...
Evan Morley
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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 | War

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Richard Davies plays a character named Kenneth Gibbson, not to be confused with the Kenneth Gibson who became the first African-American elected as mayor of a major American city when he took office in Newark in 1970. 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

Iris Fairchild: Why are you suddenly so interested in me?
Tom Lawrence: Beautiful and mysterious women always interest me.
Iris Fairchild: Mysterious... ?
Tom Lawrence: ...and unpredictable.
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Connections

Followed by The Falcon in Hollywood (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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