Category Archives: Boston Blackie

Boston Blackie’s Chinese Venture (1949)

Last in the series starring Chester Morris. Sid Tomack takes over from George E. Stone as The Runt. Richard Lane returns as Inspector Farraday and Frank Sully is Sgt.Matthews. No appearance by Lloyd Corrigan as Blackie’s millionaire lawyer pal Arthur. … Continue reading

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The Chance Of A Lifetime (1943)

Sixth and weakest entry in the fourteen film series starring Chester Morris, George E.Stone and Richard Lane. Way too much slapstick. This series has its share of screwball moments but this one goes over the top after a serious start. … Continue reading

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Alias Boston Blackie (1942)

Third in the series starring Chester Morris as Blackie, George E.Stone as The Runt and Richard Lane as Inspector Faraday. It’s Christmas Eve. Blackie’s arranged to take a theater troupe out to the prison to put on a show. One … Continue reading

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Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)

Fourth and one of the most entertaining of the fourteen film series. Chester Morris is back along with George E.Stone, Richard Lane and Lloyd Corrigan. Blackie’s pal Arthur Manleder needs help but Blackie can’t get to him unless he and … Continue reading

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Confessions Of Boston Blackie (1941)

Second entry in the Chester Morris, Boston Blackie series. This is a good mix of crime and comedy made even more special with Harriet without Ozzie. George E. Stone returns as The Runt and Richard Lane is back as Inspector … Continue reading

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Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

There were nine silent films in the series. This is the first of the fourteen Chester Morris movies. The last was 1949’s “Boston Blackie’s Chinese Venture.” Series regulars were Richard Lane as Inspector Faraday and Frank Sully as Detective Sgt.Matthews. … Continue reading

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One Mysterious Night (1944)

Chester Morris is back as Boston Blackie along with George E. Stone as his pal The Runt. Also returning is Richard Lane as Inspector Farraday. Farraday deputizes Blackie to help recover a stolen diamond. A fundraiser is being held at … Continue reading

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