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Bombay Clipper (1942)

An American Foreign Correspodent, Jim Wilson, and his wife Frankie, who wishes he would give up his traveling job and settle down in one location, get involved with some foreign spies of an... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Montgomery 'Jim' Wilson
... Frankie Gilroy Wilson
... Tex Harper
... Sonya Dietrich Landers
... George Lewis
... Abigail 'Mag' MacPherson
... Dr. Gregory Landers
... Tom Hare
... Captain Chundra
John Bagni ... Paul, the Purser
... Bland (as Peter Lynn)
Billy Wayne ... Jeremiah Lamb
... 'Rugs' Ruggles
Warren Ashe ... R.Christopher Bradford
... British Chief Inspector
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An American Foreign Correspodent, Jim Wilson, and his wife Frankie, who wishes he would give up his traveling job and settle down in one location, get involved with some foreign spies of an unnamed country (Japan, in this USA pre-WWII film ),who have plans to steal a diamond treasure from the Bombay Clipper. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MURDER IN THE SKIES!...And you won't believe your eyes until the astounding solution! (original poster)


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11 January 1942 (USA)  »

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Avião do Oriente  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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A quick adventure and mystery yarn.
13 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Typical product of Universal studios from this decade, 40's. It could have been made by George Waggner, Lew Landers or Christy Cabanne. This kind of flicks never ran beyond one hour. No boredom in them. Talkatives, action packed in the same time. Mixture of comedy, romance, crime, a little drama and adventure.

This story of a near married detective who has to protect diamonds is rather stereotype, nothing special. Except the climax, at the end, aboard the plane. But it's not AIR FORCE ONE !! I comment it before forgetting...But the purpose in seeing this kind of product is fighting boredom, and replunge into 40's atmosphere. The characters are not deeply described, of course. And it's always a pleasure to see Maria Montez. She has not the lead, but who cares?


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