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Appointment with Danger (1951)

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When ruthlessly dedicated postal inspector investigates the murder of a co-worker, he finds that the sole witness, a nun, has been targeted by the killers.

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Al Goddard
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Sister Augustine
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Earl Boettiger
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Dodie
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Joe Regas
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Paul Ferrar
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George Soderquist (as Henry Morgan)
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David Goodman
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Maury Ahearn
Harry Antrim ...
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Geraldine Wall ...
Mother Ambrose
George J. Lewis ...
Leo Cronin
Paul Lees ...
Gene Gunner
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Relentless postal inspector Al Goddard is set to Gary, Indiana, when another officer is murdered. He must find the nun who witnessed the murder, then infiltrate the gang by convincing them he is a postal inspector gone bad. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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ALAN LADD as the U.S. Mail's ace agent smashes the biggest mail robbery plan in history! See more »


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11 June 1951 (West Germany)  »

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Jack Webb and Harry Morgan are partnered here as a couple of thugs. They would go on nearly 20 years later to be partners in Dragnet 1967 (1967). See more »

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Alan Ladd hitches his way on a train to Fort Wayne, IN. When the train pulls into the station, there are several mountains visible on the horizon - clearly not in Indiana. See more »

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Dodie: I'm just shopping. They got some new records in. Do you like Bop?
Al Goddard: Bop? Is that where everybody plays a different tune at the same time?
Dodie: You just haven't heard enough of it.
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Referenced in Foul Play (1978) See more »

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Excellent crime drama
7 March 2006 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I just seen Appointment With Danger for the first time and quite enjoyed it.

A postal inspector is murdered in Gary, Indiana and fellow inspector, Al Goddard is sent over there to investigate this. He tries to track down a nun who witnessed the murder, which he does. He then joins the gang responsible and makes out he is a "bent" postal inspector.

This movie is shot well in black and white and well on location too, especially the railway scenes.

The cast includes the excellent Alan Ladd (Shane) as Goddard, Phyllis Calvert, Paul Stewart and Jan Sterling.

For some reason, Appointment With Danger doesn't seem to have been released on video or DVD, so you will have to rely on it coming on telly and tape it, which I did.

Rating: 3 and a half stars out of 5.


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