Gilbert Archer, a Broadway gossip-columnist for a newspaper, learns that his best friend,a priest, has been murdered and one of the suspects is a pretty girl, Patricia Foster. In one of the bibles belonging to the murdered-priest, Archer discovers a code which leads him to the hiding place of a valuable painting. presumed to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci. Archer also learns that the murder was committed by persons anxious to get the painting, and he and Patricia are in danger. Written by
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"LISTEN, BEAUTIFUL, THIS IS NO PARLOR GAME...YOU'RE PLAYING WITH MURDER! " (original poster - all caps)
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That's enough, Rausch. Give him some brandy. Thank you, Rausch.
Did you find the Bibles, Holy Joe?
You know we didn't.
We really must apologize for Rausch, Mr. Archer. He's our most devoted convert and I fear at times a little over-zealous.
The Bibles, Mr. Archer.
The money, Reverend. It will take me three days to get them, and I never work for less than four figures a day.
Very well. Here is a retainer of $3,000. You will kindly sign a receipt, just to make the transaction legitimate, which of...