Paper Orchid (1949)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Release Date - Apr 1, 1949 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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A heated rivalry between two newspapers provides the basis for this mystery. The trouble begins when a corpse is discovered in the gossip columnist's apartment. It is a puzzling mystery until a rival reporter confesses that he killed the fellow in a drunken rage and hid the body in the columnist's apartment. The despairing killer then throws himself beneath a speeding train.

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alcoholism, apartment, business, columnist, competition, corpse, gossip, gossip-columnist, investigation, journalism, killing, murder, newspaper, planting, reporter, rival, train [locomotive]