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Director:
Writers:
Gerald Geraghty (screenplay)
Michael Arlen (based upon the character created by)
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Release Date:
8 December 1944 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
THE STAGE IS SET for Murder! See more »
Plot:
The Falcon investigates the murder of an actor on a Hollywood backlot. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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User Reviews:
My viewing was interrupted by a Kamikaze attack, March 1945 See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Tom Conway ... Tom Lawrence

Barbara Hale ... Peggy Callahan
Veda Ann Borg ... Billie Atkins

John Abbott ... Martin S. Dwyer

Sheldon Leonard ... Louie Buchanan
Konstantin Shayne ... Alec Hoffman
Emory Parnell ... Inspector McBride
Frank Jenks ... Lieutenant Higgins
Jean Brooks ... Roxanna Miles
Rita Corday ... Lili D'Allio
Walter Soderling ... Ed Johnson
Useff Ali ... Mohammed Nogari
Robert Clarke ... Perc Saunders
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George DeNormand ... Truck Driver (scenes deleted)
Nancy Marlow ... Mail Clerk (scenes deleted)
Virginia Belmont ... Girl (uncredited)
Sammy Blum ... Sammy (uncredited)
Patti Brill ... First Secretary (uncredited)
Tom Burton ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers ... Marvin - in Miniatures (uncredited)
Greta Christensen ... Girl (uncredited)
Chester Clute ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Gwen Crawford ... Secretary (uncredited)
Chris Drake ... Assistant Cameraman (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Cowboy Actor (uncredited)
Jimmy Jordan ... Operator (uncredited)
Carl Kent ... Art Director (uncredited)
Perc Launders ... Statuary Molder (uncredited)
Jacques Lory ... Musician (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Beautiful Blonde's Husband (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Margie Stewart ... Girl (uncredited)
Bryant Washburn ... Art Department Runner (uncredited)
Chili Williams ... Beautiful Blonde (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gordon Douglas 
 
Writing credits
Gerald Geraghty (screenplay)

Michael Arlen (based upon the character created by)

Produced by
Maurice Geraghty .... producer
Gordon Douglas .... producer (uncredited)
Sid Rogell .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Nicholas Musuraca (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Gene Milford 
 
Art Direction by
Lucius O. Croxton  (as L.O. Croxton)
Albert S. D'Agostino 
 
Set Decoration by
Michael Ohrenbach (set decorations)
Darrell Silvera (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Renié (gowns)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James E. Casey .... assistant director (as James Casey)
 
Sound Department
Terry Kellum .... rerecordist
Francis M. Sarver .... recordist
 
Special Effects by
Vernon L. Walker .... special effects
Linwood G. Dunn .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fred Bentley .... second camera operator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
C. Bakaleinikoff .... musical director
Paul Sawtell .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Roy Webb .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Theodore Rand .... dance stager
Leslie Urbach .... dialogue director
Gertrude Bank .... stand-in: Barbara Hale (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
67 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Sweden:15 | UK:A | USA:Approved (PCA #10311) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
Cameo: [During the scene where Tom Conway is arguing with the Studio Lot guard]Conway's brother, George Sanders, walks into the lot.See more »
Quotes:
Louie Buchanan:[with menace] You see too much - you think too much - and you breathe too much...
Tom Lawrence:[helpfully] Yeah, and bet too much on the wrong horses.
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Movie Connections:
Follows The Falcon in Danger (1943)See more »
Soundtrack:
TropicanaSee more »

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20 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
My viewing was interrupted by a Kamikaze attack, March 1945, 27 July 1999
Author: James F. McKenny from New Providence, New Jersey

I was watching this movie on the hangar deck of the USS Yorktown in Ulithi lagoon in the Western Caroline islands in 1945. I remember a scene at a swimming pool. Then a Kamikaze struck the Randolf, an aircraft carrier anchored next to us. The movie was stopped and we went to battle stations. I have tried to locate a copy of this movie so that I could see the ending with no luck.

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