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Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)

Blackie helps the police rescue hostage from an escaped maniac on a killing spree.

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Blackie helps the police rescue hostage from an escaped maniac on a killing spree.

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5 July 1945 (USA)  »

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At one point, excited Inspector Farraday calls headquarters holding the telephone up side down. The cord is visibly seen above his ear. See more »

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Followed by Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949) See more »

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Prize Song
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from "Die Meistersinger"
Written by Richard Wagner
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Boston Blackie vs a Homicidal Maniac
4 April 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Boston Blackie's out to stop an escaped maniac on a killing spree. That is if Blackie can keep from being arrested by moronic Inspector Farraday, who has the wrong suspect as usual. Farraday couldn't find his rear end with both hands and a flashlight.

Decent Boston Blackie movie where the series' reliably entertaining regular cast gets better than average support from the likes of Nina Foch, Steve Cochran, and adorable Iris Adrian. Despite dark subject matter, they still find time for some ill-conceived humor. One disappointing part of this movie was the offensive blackface gag where Blackie and Runt disguise themselves as black cleaning women to elude Farraday. This is the third time in the series Blackie uses this ruse. Even if you find it funny (I don't), it's tired and repetitive by this point.


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