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Alias Boston Blackie

1942 1h 7m Crime Drama List
Reviews 43% Audience Score 100+ Ratings Reformed thief Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) organizes a Christmas show for inmates at a prison. The troupe he assembles for the performance includes pretty dancer Eve Sanders (Adele Mara), a group of musicians and a clown. Things go awry when prisoners abduct the clown and replace him with a convict looking to escape. Then, a murder is committed, and investigator Inspector Farrady (Richard Lane) becomes suspicious of Blackie, who must find the real killer in order to exonerate himself. Read More Read Less

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Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Muddled B film. Rated: C Apr 4, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Since I was a teenage I been a big fan of Boston Blackie movies. I think the Roger Moore TV series “The Saint” is based on the character Boston Blackie. If you like The Saint, you will love Boston Blackie! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 12/08/18 Full Review Audience Member descent B movie crime drama Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Reformed thief Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) organizes a Christmas show for inmates at a prison. The troupe he assembles for the performance includes pretty dancer Eve Sanders (Adele Mara), a group of musicians and a clown. Things go awry when prisoners abduct the clown and replace him with a convict looking to escape. Then, a murder is committed, and investigator Inspector Farrady (Richard Lane) becomes suspicious of Blackie, who must find the real killer in order to exonerate himself.
Director
Lew Landers
Production Co
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre
Crime, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Dec 6, 2018
Runtime
1h 7m