Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Karl Wagner uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things get out of hand, Wagner kills his henchmen, who wind up as zombies in the cellar of the soup kitchen.
A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return. This movie has a star-studded cast and is an absolute must-watch.
After a battle with rival criminals, a small-time gangster is treated by an alcoholic doctor in post-war Japan. The doctor diagnoses the young gangster’s tuberculosis, and convinces him to begin treatment for it. The two enjoy an uneasy friendship until the gangster’s former boss is released from prison and seeks to take over his gang […]
All the passengers on an airplane headed for San Francisco are drugged, and when they wake up, it is discovered that a quarter-million dollars is missing. Charlie Chan–and, of course, his #1 son–must discover the identity of the person who doped the passengers and stole the money.
Vic Armstrong arrives at his Uncle Judge Armstrong’s home just in time to answer the telephone. Unknown to him, his uncle has just been murdered and the culprit is right there in the room with him! Phyllis Powers, on the other end of the line, recognizes Vic’s voice, but just then Vic is knocked unconscious […]
A man accidentally kills his fiancée as he exits a train. Just as the train pulls out, he drops her body on the rear platform. No one saw him do it, but someone does see him at the otherwise deserted station: a mischievous, freckle-faced boy. Later, he’s walking along a road when the town’s newspaper […]
Bonnie Brewster and Packy Campbell are rival reporters who board a ship in Vancouver to go after a smuggling ring which brings in illegal aliens. This, apparently, was Rita Hayworth’s final feature at 20th Century Fox Studios.
The former employee of a trucking company, currently in prison for embezzling the company, plans his eventual revenge against his former boss.
Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.