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The French Key

Released May 18, 1946 1h 4m Mystery & Thriller List
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Private detective Johnny Fletcher (Albert Dekker) tries to pack up and leave his apartment without paying rent, but while escaping he stumbles upon a corpse and a gold coin. Suddenly finding himself mistaken for a murderer, Johnny must clear his own name by finding out who the real killer is. With the coin his only clue to go on, Johnny eventually crosses paths with a mysterious singer named Janet Morgan (Evelyn Ankers) and a smuggling ring that just may have something to do with the murder. Read More Read Less
The French Key

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Synopsis Private detective Johnny Fletcher (Albert Dekker) tries to pack up and leave his apartment without paying rent, but while escaping he stumbles upon a corpse and a gold coin. Suddenly finding himself mistaken for a murderer, Johnny must clear his own name by finding out who the real killer is. With the coin his only clue to go on, Johnny eventually crosses paths with a mysterious singer named Janet Morgan (Evelyn Ankers) and a smuggling ring that just may have something to do with the murder.
Director
Walter Colmes
Genre
Mystery & Thriller
Original Language
English
Release Date (Theaters)
May 18, 1946, Original
Runtime
1h 4m