Boston Blackie and his pal, The Runt, are ready to board a train for Florida when Blackie gets a telegram from his friend Arthur Manleder asking Blackie to go to Manleder's New York ... See full summary »
"Mitch" Mitchell is an aviator who has been hired to take a child in a guardianship suit out of California into Mexico. He is accompanied by Maxine Bush, the secretary of the head of a ... See full summary »
It's the only time that the name of Chester Morris's character is mentioned, Horatio. See more »
After Boston Blackie and the Runt meet Betty Barnaby outside the train station they get into cab #591. When they pull over to the curb a short time later they are in cab number #577 and Lt. Matthews is following in cab #591. See more »
Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
Written by Richard Wagner
Sung a cappella by Jane Buckingham with modified lyrics (Here Comes the Groom)
In the score at the wedding See more »
This one was played slightly more serious, but still packed with some sparkling repartee especially between Blackie and Farraday. The plot actually intrudes on the comedy! However a running gag is supplied by the Runt in the process of getting married to a six foot stripper but being continually thwarted, until the very end ...
I can even forgive some of the more Keystone moments: such as Blackie being escorted between Farraday and Matthews, simply backing off and making a run for it, Arthur immediately taking his place, and fooling the two dumb cops all the way to the station. A delicious moment was where F&M realise their police car has been stolen by Blackie and a baddie and everyone but them knew it.
Good effort, nice production values, and better script make this a welcome entry.
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