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Charlie Chan In Panama 1940
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Charlie Chan In Panama 1940

Charlie Chan in Panama is a 1940 mystery film starring Sidney Toler. It is an unaccredited remake of Jacques Deval‘s novel “Marie Galante”, produced by 20th Century Fox in 1934, directed by Henry King. Plot Charlie Chan must stop a spy from destroying the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the […]
Sherlock Holmes And The Spider Woman – 1944
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Sherlock Holmes And The Spider Woman – 1944

The Spider Woman (alternatively titled Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman and Spider Woman) is a 1943 mystery film starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson, the seventh of fourteen such films the pair were involved in. As with all of the Universal Studios films in the series, the film […]
Grief Street (1931) PRE-CODE HOLLYWOOD
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Grief Street (1931) PRE-CODE HOLLYWOOD

Stars: Barbara Kent, John Holland, Dorothy Christy Director: Richard Thorpe A womanizing matinĂ©e idol is found strangled in his dressing room. The door is locked from the inside and there is no other way into the room. He had been having an affair with his leading lady, while his actress wife is doing the same […]
There’s Always A Woman ~ Joan Blondell ~ Melvyn Douglas
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There’s Always A Woman ~ Joan Blondell ~ Melvyn Douglas

Forced to close his detective agency due to lack of business, Bill Reardon (Melvyn Douglas) returns to his former work as a lawyer, only to have his wife, Sally (Joan Blondell), successfully resurrect the agency. Wealthy socialite Lola Fraser (Mary Astor) then hires Sally to spy on her husband, Walter. Sally’s investigation, which Bill joins, […]
World for Ransom (1954) Film noir movie
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World for Ransom (1954) Film noir movie

Full length Film noir crime drama movie starring Dan Duryea. The film was set in Singapore and Duryea plays a veteran working in Singapore as a private detective. He takes on a case from a former girlfriend who thinks her husband is involved in criminal activities. After a very important nuclear scientist is kidnapped, his […]
Charlie Chan – City of Darkness 1939
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Charlie Chan – City of Darkness 1939

City in Darkness, also known as Charlie Chan in City in Darkness is a 1939 American drama film directed by Herbert I. Leeds and starring Sidney Toler, Lynn Bari, and Richard Clark. It is one of the films in the Charlie Chan film series, the fourth starring Toler, and was released on December 1, 1939. […]
Sherlock Holmes And The Scarlet Claw 1944
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Sherlock Holmes And The Scarlet Claw 1944

The Scarlet Claw is a 1944 Sherlock Holmes film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. It is the eighth film of the Rathbone/Bruce series. David Stuart Davies notes on the film’s DVD audio commentary that it’s generally considered by critics and fans of the series to be the best […]