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Adventure in Diamonds (1940)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 8 March 1940 (USA)
Starring George Brent, Isa Miranda, John Loder, Nigel Bruce, Elizabeth Patterson Directed by George Fitzmaurice Print: black/white Runtime: 76 min. Genre: drama British army pilot Stephen (... See full summary »

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Starring George Brent, Isa Miranda, John Loder, Nigel Bruce, Elizabeth Patterson Directed by George Fitzmaurice Print: black/white Runtime: 76 min. Genre: drama British army pilot Stephen (George Brent) falls in love with jewel-thief Felice (Isa Miranda), tricking her out of some stolen diamonds. Stephen and South African Police Commissioner Lansfield (Nigel Bruce) set a trap for her partner Barclay (John Loder), but Felice falls for it instead. She's given parole in order to help Stephen and Lansfield trap a new, murderous ring of thieves, and she and Stephen start to fall in love.

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. This film's initial television broadcast took place in Chicago Tuesday 6 January 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2), followed by Omaha 28 May 1959 on KETV (Channel 7), by Minneapolis 30 May 1959 on WTCN (Channel 11), by Asheville 3 June 1959 on WLOS (Channel 13), by Seattle 22 September 1959 on KIRO (Channel 7), by Milwaukee 28 September 1959 on WITI (Channel 6), by Pittsburgh 20 January 1960 on KDKA (Channel 2), by Grand Rapids 10 February 1960 on WOOD (Channel 8), and by Toledo 13 February 1960 on WTOL (Channel 11). See more »

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