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The Falcon in Mexico (1944)

Approved | | Crime, Mystery | 1 February 1945 (Australia)
An artist's daughter becomes suspicious when new paintings by her supposedly dead father begin turning up in New York. When a gallery owner is murdered, the Falcon and Miss Wade head for ... See full summary »

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Manuel Romero
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Dolores Ybarra
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Winthrop 'Lucky Diamond' Hughes
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Pancho Romero
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Humphrey Wade
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An artist's daughter becomes suspicious when new paintings by her supposedly dead father begin turning up in New York. When a gallery owner is murdered, the Falcon and Miss Wade head for Mexico City to investigate. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Horror-Mask Key Clue As Master-Killer Slays Four!

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Margo was originally announced for the Mona Maris role. See more »

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Followed by The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) See more »

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Oye, mi corazón
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Sung by Mona Maris at the hotel
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South Of The Border Down Mexico Way
22 June 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

When Tom Conway met that black cat determined to cross his path he should have gone blocks out of the way. He didn't though and wound up helping Cecilia Callejo break into an art gallery to retrieve a painting for which she modeled. But the gallery owner is dead Callejo flees through a window and Conway has to run from the San Francisco police.

The daughter of the dead artist who painted it played by Martha Vickers might provide answers. So might Vickers's stepmother Mona Maris and her new husband Joseph Vitale. So might millionaire Emory Parnell who bought several of the dead artist's paintings. They all wind up meeting in old Mexico providing The Falcon with a host of subjects. Along with ever helpful driver Nestor Paiva and his young son Fernando Alvarado.

A middle run Falcon film, the exotic location helps, but it's not anything abut a studio created Mexico.


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