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Director:
Writers:
Aubrey Wisberg (original screenplay)
Robert E. Kent (additional dialogue)
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Release Date:
13 December 1946 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Death-Ring Stalks Diamond Queen In Miami-Manhattan Murder Axis!
Plot:
The Falcon rescues Louisa Braganza from kidnappers who want her father's secret formula for making diamonds... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Suave private eye movie that has all the right stuff See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Tom Conway ... Tom Lawrence
Madge Meredith ... Louisa Braganza
Edward Brophy ... Goldie Locke (as Edward S. Brophy)
Robert Warwick ... Kenneth Sutton
Myrna Dell ... Doris Blanding
Steve Brodie ... Benny

Ian Wolfe ... J.D. Denison
Carol Forman ... Helen Ray
Joseph Crehan ... Inspector Cavanaugh
Phil Warren ... Mike Geary
Tony Barrett ... Paolo Ray
Harry Harvey ... Detective Sgt. Duncan
Jason Robards Sr. ... Lieutenant R. Evans (as Jason Robards)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bonnie Blair ... Hat Check Girl (uncredited)

Robert Bray ... Doorman (uncredited)
André Charlot ... Enrico Braganza (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Nightclub Extra (uncredited)
David Cota ... Jimmy, Alligator Wrestler (uncredited)
Dudley Dickerson ... Dining Car Waiter (uncredited)
Lee Frederick ... Miami Policeman (uncredited)
Fred Graham ... Joe, Police Driver (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Nightclub Extra (uncredited)
Effie Laird ... Dowager (uncredited)
Norman Mayes ... Pullman Porter (uncredited)
Drew Miller ... Miami Policeman (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ... Bald Patio Club Waiter (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Patio Club Patron (uncredited)
David Sharpe ... Yacht Crew Member (uncredited)
Duke Taylor ... Yacht Crew Member (uncredited)
Doreen Tryden ... Patio Club Singer (uncredited)
Bill Walker ... Train Porter (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe ... Police Driver / Yacht Crew Member (uncredited)
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Directed by
William Berke 
 
Writing credits
Aubrey Wisberg (original screenplay)

Robert E. Kent (additional dialogue)

Michael Arlen (based on the character created by)

Produced by
Herman Schlom .... producer
Sid Rogell .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Paul Sawtell 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Redman (director of photography)
Harry J. Wild (director of photography) (as Harry Wild)
 
Film Editing by
Marvin Coil 
 
Art Direction by
Albert S. D'Agostino 
Walter E. Keller 
 
Set Decoration by
Michael Ohrenbach (set decorations) (as Michael Orenbach)
Darrell Silvera (set decorations)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harry Mancke .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Earl B. Mounce .... sound
Jean L. Speak .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Russell A. Cully .... special effects
 
Music Department
C. Bakaleinikoff .... musical director
 
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Runtime:
61 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
UK:A (original rating) | USA:Approved (PCA #11627)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The thirteenth of sixteen movies for the suave detective nicknamed "The Falcon" starring Tom Conway.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: Tom Lawrence calls the inspector imitating a policeman from headquarters. The inspector never questions his British accent.See more »
Quotes:
Detective Sgt. Duncan:Boy, that Goldie character slays me! Monkeys got more brains in their tails than he's got in his head.See more »
Movie Connections:
Followed by Search for Danger (1949)See more »
Soundtrack:
Jeanie with the Light Brown HairSee more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Suave private eye movie that has all the right stuff, 19 January 2005
Author: kees90210 from Netherlands

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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