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The Falcon Out West (1944)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  19 March 1945 (Portugal)
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When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim was slipped rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Tom Conway ...
Carole Gallagher ...
Vanessa Drake
Marion Colby
Joan Barclay ...
Mrs. Irwin
Cliff Clark ...
Edward Gargan ...
Homicide Detective Bates (as Ed Gargan)
Minor Watson ...
Dave Colby
Donald Douglas ...
Attorney Steven Hayden (as Don Douglas)
Tex Irwin
Lee Trent ...
Perc Launders ...


When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim was slipped rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own kidnapping and near death. Written by Ed Stephan <>

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19 March 1945 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Falken reser västerut  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Proof that the series has achieved mediocrity
21 November 2007 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While the film began in the big city, it soon changed venues to the American West and naturally involved an unsolved murder. Changing the locale to the West was certainly unusual and the lead seemed very out of place in such a rustic setting. However, while the locale changed, the overall story is just a typical Falcon mystery.

When the series began, the Falcon films were exceptional for the genre with wonderful acting and a freshness that set them apart from the typical B-detective series films. However, as time passed and George Sanders left the series to pursue other acting opportunities, the series began to wane. While Tom Conway (Sanders' real life brother) was excellent and bore a close similarity to Sanders, he wasn't quite as good and he was also saddled with scripts that simply lost their zip and seemed more formulaic. As a result, this film was something that previous Falcon films were not--a tad dull.

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