Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Chase Movie, Crime Comedy  |   Release Date - Nov 5, 1942 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 68 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Reformed criminal Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) and his pal "The Runt" (George E. Stone) obey the film's title and head for Tinseltown. Blackie has been asked by a friend to transport $60,000 to California, but the L.A. cops assume that he's involved in the disappearance of the valuable Monterey Diamond. As always, Blackie spends a goodly portion of his time in disguise, assuming the identity of a bearded foreigner. Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood was the fourth in Columbia's series of B-pictures based on Jack Boyle's pulp-fiction character.

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ex-convict, disappearance, money, disguise, safecracker