Stars: Franchot Tone, Janet Blair and Raymond Burr Director: S. Sylvan Simon A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife’s past. The detective discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is killed before he can talk, but, with the help of a […]
When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charlie Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium smuggling ring.
On a lecture/vacation visit to Paris, Dr. Ordway drops in on his friend, the Prefecture of Police. He becomes involved in a case involving the stabbing of an old man. The man’s son, not all that mentally stable, believes he killed his own father in a rage because his father disliked his new bride, the […]
A New York City cop who has retired to a small Western town is drawn into the local case of an Indian who is accused of murdering a sheriff. Director: David Lowell Rich Writers: Martin Donaldson, Alex Gordon Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Darrow, Beth Brickell
1946 Film noir detective movie directed by Otto Brower. Police Lieutenant Sam Carson (William Gargan) soon finds himself involved in mystery, blackmail and murder with the usual Blonde Dame (Carole Landis). One of the better American crime films of the 1940’s.
Behind That Curtain is a 1929 American Pre-Code mystery film directed by Irving Cummings, starring Warner Baxter and featuring Boris Karloff. It was the first Charlie Chan film to be made at Fox Studios. It was based on the novel of the same name. Charlie Chan is played by Korean American actor E. L. Park, […]
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands. Director: Roy William Neill Writers: Bertram Millhauser (screenplay), Lynn Riggs (screenplay) | 2 more credits » Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Marjorie Lord
Private Eye Simon Lash is hired by an old flame to find her missing husband. Director: Walter Colmes Writers: Irving Elman (screenplay), Frank Gruber (screenplay) | 1 more credit » Stars: Richard Arlen, Veda Ann Borg, Tom Dugan
Homicide detective Catherine Palmer investigates a series of serial killings of women who have been tortured to death by S&M, all of whom have had their eyelids cut off. The investigation takes Catherine into a group wealthy upper class women, where she is drawn to the chief suspect, Vickie Kittrie, who has a penchant for […]