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The Falcon in Mexico (1944)

Approved | | Crime, Mystery | 1 February 1945 (Australia)
An artist's daughter becomes suspicious when new paintings by her supposedly dead father begin turning up in New York. When a gallery owner is murdered, the Falcon and Miss Wade head for ... See full summary »

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William Berke

Writers:

George Worthing Yates (original screenplay), Gerald Geraghty (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tom Conway ... Tom Lawrence
Mona Maris ... Raquel
Martha Vickers ... Barbara Wade (as Martha MacVicar)
Nestor Paiva ... Manuel Romero
Mary Currier Mary Currier ... Paula Dudley
Cecilia Callejo ... Dolores Ybarra
Emory Parnell ... Winthrop 'Lucky Diamond' Hughes
Joseph Vitale ... Anton
Pedro de Cordoba ... Don Carlos Ybarra (as Pedro De Cordoba)
Fernando Alvarado ... Pancho Romero
Bryant Washburn ... Humphrey Wade
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Storyline

An artist's daughter becomes suspicious when new paintings by her supposedly dead father begin turning up in New York. When a gallery owner is murdered, the Falcon and Miss Wade head for Mexico City to investigate. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Horror-Mask Key Clue As Master-Killer Slays Four!

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Crime | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 February 1945 (Australia) See more »

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Detective Privado See more »

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RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The ending didn't have the usual teaser for the next chapter in the series. The Falcon in Hollywood. See more »

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Follows The Falcon Out West (1944) See more »

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Oye, mi corazón
(uncredited)
Composer unknown
Sung by Mona Maris at the hotel
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28 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Falcon in Mexico, The (1944)

** (out of 4)

The Falcon (Tom Conway) travels to Mexico where he gets involved with murder and a mysterious painting. This entry gets a minor leg up from the Mexican locations, which are probably just backlot shots but the actual mystery itself is rather bland. The screenplay is all over the place and even when the killer was revealed it still didn't make too much sense. Conway is really hit and miss in this series and I'd have to call him a major miss here. The supporting cast isn't any better and many of the members from previous films, including Cliff Clark, are missing here, which doesn't help matters.


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