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The Falcon's Adventure (1946)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 13 December 1946 (USA)
The Falcon rescues Louisa Braganza from kidnappers who want her father's secret formula for making diamonds. Her father's murder is pinned on the Falcon and, when he and she flee to Florida... See full summary »

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Madge Meredith ...
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Goldie Locke (as Edward S. Brophy)
Robert Warwick ...
Myrna Dell ...
Doris Blanding
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Benny
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J.D. Denison
Carol Forman ...
Helen Ray
Joseph Crehan ...
Inspector Cavanaugh
Phil Warren ...
Mike Geary
Tony Barrett ...
Paolo Ray
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Detective Sgt. Duncan
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Lieutenant R. Evans (as Jason Robards)
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The Falcon rescues Louisa Braganza from kidnappers who want her father's secret formula for making diamonds. Her father's murder is pinned on the Falcon and, when he and she flee to Florida, another murder seems to confirm his guilt. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Death-Ring Stalks Diamond Queen In Miami-Manhattan Murder Axis!

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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13 December 1946 (USA)  »

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A Aventura do Falcão  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The thirteenth of sixteen movies for the suave detective nicknamed "The Falcon" starring Tom Conway. See more »

Goofs

Tom Lawrence calls the inspector imitating a policeman from headquarters. The inspector never questions his British accent. See more »

Quotes

Goldie Locke: What do you do down there?
Jimmy, Alligator Wrestler: Wrestle alligators.
Goldie Locke: What are you givin' me? An alligator don't know a half-nelson from a toe-hold.
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Connections

Follows The Falcon and the Co-eds (1943) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
(1854) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Sung by Edward Brophy
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Suave private eye movie that has all the right stuff
19 January 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This film is a fun little private eye detective story like they aren't made any more. It's all there: Tom Conway is the suave detective called The Falcon, Goldie Locke (what's in a name) is his wisecracking bumbling sidekick, Louisa Braganza is the damsel in distress, and of course there are the damsels maid, the professor with the secret formula, the bad guy that wants the formula, and the police inspector who's after The Falcon. There is a murder, and The Falcon gets implicated. The scenery is night clubs, expensive hotel rooms, a luxury train, the suburbs, and beautiful cars. Go watch this little gem when you see it pass by on afternoon TV!


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