Channel Crossing (1934)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller  |   Release Date - Oct 16, 1933 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this drama a rich banker loses his fortune in the stock market. His secretary's lover finds out that the banker has been using fake bonds to make a deal. The opportunistic young lout then begins threatening to blackmail the financier. In a panic, the banker tosses the extortionist overboard. When he learns that his secretary loved the creep, the boat captain launches a search party and the man is all wet, but saved. The repentant banker then kills himself.

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killing, bank-personnel, bankruptcy, blackmail, deal [agreement], financier, love, overboard, panic, search, secretary, stock-market, suicide