Detective James Wong is hired by Captain Street to help find the killer of Dan O’Grady. Mr. Wong does find the killer along with a large smuggling operation, but not until more people needlessly die. I do love these movies, but I also have to wonder how detective Wong gets such a great reputation. Usually the […]
A woman seeking help from detective James Wong is killed (Like the two other movies so far, people need to stay away from Mr. Wong!) with a poison dart before she has a chance to explain anything to Mr. Wong. As she dies she has just enough time to scribble “Captain J”
The second of the Mr. Wong series. In this one Boris finds Brandon Edwards who is getting the largest star sapphire in the world, the “Eye of the Daughter of the Moon”. He confides in Wong that his life is in danger. He dies, and in another few murders the sapphire gets juggled around a […]
This is the first in a series of movies that exist in a strange subset of Mystery / Detective movies where the detective is of Oriental decent. You know, because people from the East have superior and almost mystic deductive qualities, perfectly suiting them to work as detectives for crowded cities in the USA. Anyway, […]
A murder is committed in a gambling joint that baffles police and investigators. When someone decides to come clean and give some info, he is also murdered in the same bizarre way. Victims of these murders are always full of bullets right after answering the phone. Could the killer somehow be harnessing a force of […]
A lawyer successfully gets a woman tried for murder acquitted. Later he finds out she actually committed the murder. Guilt stricken and aware she can’t again be tried for the same murder, he hatches a plan that will bring her to justice.
Johnny Coulter, a convict just trying to serve his last year in prison, is forced by another inmate to attempt a prison break. They are successful and after the break they split up, but not for long. Johnny falls in love with a waitress, Hope Novak, and together they help authorities track and capture the […]
On hire to assassinate the president, three gangsters trap a family in their own house that overlooks a railway station while they wait for their target to arrive. I liked this movie okay, a highlight being that Frank Sinatra is in it.
A a group of guests in a mystery writer’s mansion are being terrorized by The Bat, a criminal who has hidden $20,000 dollars (A lot more back then) somewhere in the mansion. A detective searches for the Bat and the hidden money. I read on the Archive.org page for this that this movie was what […]