A Close Call for Boston Blackie
Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Drama (1946) 60 minutes ~ Black & White
Blackie runs into a woman he formerly loved, Gerry Peyton, who now is married with a child. When her husband, John Peyton, the son of millionaire Cyrus Peyton, gets out of prison and he's killed in Blackie's apartment, of course the police think Blackie is the one that shot him. Blackie must now set out to prove his innocence as well as capture the real killers. Things get complicated when it turns out that the child is not Gerry's and she tries to ransom it to John's father. Blackie decides to impersonate Cyrus Peyton to catch her and her accomplices. It all ends with the normal amount of action we expect from Blackie, only this time Farraday gets a chance to teach Blackie a lesson about becoming involved with shady women.
Director: Lew Landers
Writer: Ben Markson
Stars: Chester Morris, Lynn Merrick and Richard Lane
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