The Girl from Rio (1939)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Film Noir  |   Release Date - Aug 7, 1939 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A talented South American singer heads for New York to keep her innocent brother from being convicted of arson in this tuneful mystery. She convinces her boyfriend, a news reporter to help her investigate and bring the real culprit to justice. They figure out that the real suspect is a shady club owner, who may have torched some of his other establishments. To find out for sure, the singer gets a job in his newest club and soon finds herself in serious danger.

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arson, criminal, false-accusation, investigation, journalism, reporter, brother, fire, songwriter, start