Catch As Catch Can (1937)

Genres - Action, Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Run Time - 71 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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A young woman, desiring to be wealthy, attempts to smuggle French jewels into America. When her boat docks, she is immediately caught by a US customs agent who convinces her to return the jewels to France. If she does that, he will not arrest her. Unfortunately, before she can get back she is accosted by three different groups of criminals who are all after the gems. One of the groups is headed by Pola, a Chicago gangster. He gets murdered. The film climaxes with a prolonged shoot-out aboard the ship. Justice prevails.

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opal, arrest, gangster, justice, killing, on-the-run, smuggling, weapons