Publisher Britt Reid employs his alter ego The Green Hornet to bail him out when a overzealous reporter, exposing a fake injury insurance scam, leaves Reid's newspaper vulnerable to a libel suit. A masked man in a black costume swoops down on a rope, strangling the reporter's source, and the reporter alleges the Green Hornet's behind the racket. Reid sweet-talks a luscious libel attorney, while The Hornet and sidekick Kato pretend to horn in on the racket. Al Hirt's blaring jazz trumpet backs the action. Written by
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The title is from the old expression: Give someone enough rope and he'll hang himself. See more
You know, I have a feeling the Green Hornet isn't as bad as people say he is. He's so polite.
And tall and handsome...
Oh, much taller than you. There I was, tied up, helpless, about to become another victim of Colony and his gang when out of the darkness came the Green Hornet! I hope he never gets caught, but if he does, I shall defend him for nothing.
I'm sure he'll be delighted.