Society grand dame Maxine Wood who hosts charity parties in her home is mixed up in a jewel theft racket which defrauds insurance companies. When another socialite, Vera Gardner, is murdered, Gay Laurence (a.k.a. The Falcon) and assistant 'Goldie' Locke are on the case with help from beautiful Helen Reed, who becomes a rival to Gay's fiancée Elinor for the sleuth's affections.
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Did You Know?
In order to ease the transition from "The Saint' to 'The Falcon' RKO cast Wendy Barrie in the series. Barrie had played the female leads in three of the George Sanders' entries in 'The Saint' series, albeit in different roles each time. See more
Evidently not considered worth a re-shoot, a fly lands on the Falcon's hat and climbs down it when he arranges to meet Helen at Tony's cafe. See more
Oh really, you're hopeless. Why don't you admit that you're bored already. That you haven't the least inclination to settle down to a respectable business. Here I've spent the whole day dashing about trying to get some nice, rich clients for you and I come here and what do I find?
Me - and my spinach juice. Have some?
Thanks. I tried it once.
Followed by The Falcon's Adventure