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Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)

Blackie helps the police rescue hostage from an escaped maniac on a killing spree.

Director:

Arthur Dreifuss

Writers:

Edward Dein (screenplay), Fred Schiller (from a story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Chester Morris ... Boston Blackie
Nina Foch ... Sally Brown
Steve Cochran ... Jimmy Cook
Richard Lane ... Inspector John Farraday
George E. Stone ... The Runt
Frank Sully ... Detective Sgt. Matthews
Iris Adrian ... Martha
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Blackie helps the police rescue hostage from an escaped maniac on a killing spree.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blackie's Rendezvous See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The eleventh of 14 "Boston Blackie" films starring Chester Morris released by Columbia Pictures from 1941 to 1949. See more »

Goofs

Steve Cochran, who's noticeably taller and broader than Chester Morris, steals one of his suits out of his closet, and it fits perfectly. See more »

Quotes

Boston Blackie: What time did they leave?
Martha: What do I look like, a sundial?
Boston Blackie: Not in this light.
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Connections

Followed by The Phantom Thief (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

Prize Song
(uncredited)
from "Die Meistersinger"
Written by Richard Wagner
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Enjoyable Film
29 March 2007 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Chester Morris, (Boston Blackie) has the task of trying to hunt down an insane person who escapes from a mental institution and starts looking for a girl named Sally Brown,(Nina Foch) who works in a dance hall. This escaped killer has a big crush on Sally Brown and even keeps a diary on his daily thoughts about this girl. Steve Cochran,(James Cook) plays the role of the mental patient who as soon as he gets headaches, snaps into a killing urge and manages to kill another girl. Inspector Farraday,(Richard Lane) for some reason thinks that Boston Blackie has lost his mind and is doing all this killing and he stops looking for the real killer. George E. Stone,(The Runt) appears once again as Boston Blackie's sidekick and gives a great supporting role. This film is very entertaining and enjoyable to watch.


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