Deadline for Murder (1946)

Genres - Action, Crime, Mystery, Spy Film  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Detective Film  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this crime drama, two crooks dupe their friend, a professional gambler, into nipping some important government documents. The crooks then hope to sell the documents to a foreign country. The gambler gets the papers, but then realizes that he has been tricked. He enlists the aid of a detective and they thwart the criminals' plot. A snoopy journalist presents an obstacle.

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con/scam, conquest, detective, document, espionage, foreign, friendship, gambling, government, help, investigator, killing, plans, power, profession, reporter, secrets, selling, trick