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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)
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Doris Blanding
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Benny
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J.D. Denison
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Helen Ray
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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

The cars of the express train on which The Falcon and Goldie are traveling are obviously studio mock-ups as they show no train movement whatsoever with passengers and staff having no trouble standing or walking in the corridors. 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 in Mexico (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
(1854) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Sung by Edward Brophy
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A "Casablanca" Among B Movies
24 March 2002 | by (Alliston, Ontario) – See all my reviews

How many reviews of this film will I have to write before I get it right? Tom Conway fully inherits the mantle of the Falcon from his real-life brother George Sanders with this entry. Decked out in beautiful double-breasted, single-buttoned, drape-style suits and cruising in gorgeous, 110%-steel cars with huge fender skirts and suicide doors that come up to your armpit, Conway travels from New York to Miami to keep a formula for industrial diamonds from falling into the wrong hands. His "client" is lovely, virginal Louisa Briganza who has got gorgeous hair but will let you only kiss her for the first two months. Along the way he runs into the type of colourful array of characters only a B movie could provide. His sidekick in this outing is perhaps best among Falcon sidekicks Edward Brophy as Goldie Locke who is given some really funny lines. He runs into sinister dish Doris Blanding, the type of '40's chick that you know puts out. Her cohort is Benny played by Steve Brodie who, twenty years later, was a Presley punching bag in two Paramount King movies. They both work for cold fish and yachting-cap-wearing Kenneth Sutton, ready to do what it takes to get the formula as he cruises his yacht to Brazil. Saddled with the stoniest Falcon-pursuing cops ever, this entry still reigns supreme. Forget those 120 minute melodramas, give me a 1 hour Falcon movie any day. I got a wife and two kids - who's got time for a two-hour movie? Shake up some dry martinis and forget your troubles with this great Falcon movie. But if you didn't tape it off local TV in Toronto like I did 17 years ago, you're out of luck.


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