When he runs short of money, a newspaper reporter pawns a police revolver he was given after he helped the police solve a case. Later on the gun is used in a murder, and the reporter is suspected of committing the crime.
When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers a international spy ring hoping to steal... See full summary »
A woman's painted portrait and a post card with a sketch of a woman's hand holding a Chianti bottle are the main clues used by the Scotland Yard to solve a string of murders connected to a diamond-smuggling ring.
Attorney John Webb, is fighting the crooked political-ring headed by newspaper publisher Vincent Cushing and his crony George Joyce, the district attorney. When Alma Brehmer, Cushing's mistress and Webb's former sweetheart, is murdered, Cushing and Joyce try to railroad Webb as the killer.Written by
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When the district attorney pompously announces, "Blood is blood!" and Pat O'Brien and Broderick Crawford ridicule him by saying in unison, "and West is West, and never the twain shall meet," they are alluding to a famous line in a poem by Rudyard Kipling. See more »
Although the character played by Pat O'Brien is unencumbered by marital ties, he wears a wedding ring throughout the film. See more »
Look, there are very few things in my life that I really regret. One of them is the time I wasted on you.
Cool off, Snow White! Now let's you and me have a nice little heart-to-heart talk, hmm?
What would you use?
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I agree with another reviewer, although pretty and fun, Ruth Terry interrupts an otherwise coherent movie. Halfway through it gets silly. People were trampling all over crime scenes and nothing made sense. I found it a good time to turn it off.
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