Part of our over 12,000 show library of old time radio. The boston blackie franchise began with author jack boyles first story about his modern robin hoodlike character, horatio black, known to friend and foe as boston blackie. The falcon mystery movie collection, volume 1 3 discs by. Confessions of boston blackie is a 1941 american crime film directed by edward dmytryk and starring chester morris and harriet hilliard. Boston blackie, in the 11th film of the columbia series, indulges in some wittrading with a squirmy spiritualist who deals in blackmail, murder and the occult. Boston blackie and the law 1946 12121946 us drama, crime, mystery 1h 9m. Weiss boston blackie youtube tom waits bounced checks hq vinyl full album duration. Boston blackies blow caught him on the chin, and ellis sprawled across the room and toppled to the floor. Boston blackie and the law 1946 reformed thief blackie chester morris does a magic show in a womens prison, during which an inmate escapes. Boston blackie, exconvict and amateur magician, is doing his act at a prisonfor women, and an inmate takes the opportunity to do her own. Boston blackies chester morris wealthy friend, arthur manleder lloyd corrigan, purchases an upscale bookstore from aged wilfred kittredge george m. Jack boyle, chester morris, richard kollmar, jan miner, tony barrett, maurice tarplin, lesley. Read in english by winston tharp boston blackie had his birth in the imagination of a self confessed opium eater.
Blackie out to help his pal, runt, recover some jewels, finds himself involved in the homicides, and also finds himself as the prime suspect, and now has to find the real c. In a second blackie was upon him again, grasping his throat in a frenzy of savagery. When boston blackie performs magic tricks at a thanksgiving day party for the inmates of a womens prison, dinah moran constance dowling volunteers to enter a booth. Meet boston blackie is the first of fourteen boston blackie films. Boston blackie and the law, constance dowling, trudy. There is the goofy side kick, the lovely girlfriend, and the suspicious inspector. Blackie out to help his pal, runt, recover some jewels, finds himself involved in the homicides, and also finds himself as the prime suspect, and now has to find the real culprit in. There are several different story lines in the book almost as if it were a collection of short stories.
Boston blackie and the law by the radio ghost on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. Chester morris starred as the main character boston blackie, a charming and competent private. Boston blackie blackie goes to jail 12346 old time. Trapped by boston blackie 1948 boston blackies chinese venture 1949. Boston blackie is a fictional character created by author jack boyle october 19, 1881 october 1928. Boston blackie is a great way to spend an evening in the theater of the mind. Carleton, but retains his services as a book expert. Prowling the underworld as a detective in adaptations for films, radio, and television, the detective boston blackie was an enemy to. Boston blackie and the law 1946 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. As originally created by author jack boyle, he was a safecracker a hardened criminal who had served time in a california prison. Boston buddies april 16, 2018, 26,948 runners huddled up in the little town of hopkinton massachusetts 26. This is the twelveth movie in the boston blackie series. It seems that blackies galahadlike gallantry got him into trouble by stranding him. Boston blackie is a highly respected member of that group and recognized as its titular head.
Boston blackie and the law is a 1946 english film stars chester morris, d. With chester morris, rochelle hudson, richard lane, charles wagenheim. Only one way out boston blackie crime old time radio. Horatio boston blackie black chester morris and his sidekick the runt george e. Boston blackie is a rather peculiar character to include in this site as he wasnt a p. He will not snitch on anyone, even if it means it goes poorly for himself. Boston blackie and the law is the twelfth of fourteen columbia pictures films starring chester morris as reformed crook boston blackie.
Boston blackie and the law 1946 boston blackie, exconvict and amateur magician, is doing his act at a prisonforwomen, and an inmate takes the opportunity to do her own disappearing act while blackie is doing his. Chester morris boston blackie classic movies youtube. A close call for boston blackie 1946 radio spirits. It proved popular enough for columbia pictures to produce a. A former safecracker and confidence man, blackie eventually reformed and became an enemy to those who make him an enemy, a friend to those who have no friend. Boston blackie and the law, constance dowling, trudy marshall, chester morris, 1946 e5n7g7 from alamys library of. Boston blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. Boston blackie started in silent movies, then a series of at best b movies, starting with meet. Boston blackie is the novelization of a group of pulp short stories by. One mysterious night 1944 boston blackie booked on suspicion 1945. Boston blackie season 2 syndicated 195253 32 color episodes ziv television programs, inc for firstrun syndication executive producer frederick w. Blackie in wax boston blackie crime old time radio.
With chester morris, harriet nelson, richard lane, george e. Boston blackie and the law 1946 the movie database tmdb. Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in boyles stories, became a detective in. Boston blackies rendezvous 1945 a close call for boston blackie 1946. Reformed thief blackie chester morris does a magic show in a womens prison, during which an inmate escapes. I suspect that this was done in order to run the book in serial form in magazines such as the saturday evening post which was commonly done at.
Boston blackie and the law chester morris trudy marshall constance dowling 1946 reformed thief blackie chester morris does a magic show in a womens prison, during which an inmate escapes. However, when kittredge becomes ill just before an important auction he was to conduct, blackie proves that he can impersonate him, fooling everyone, including police inspector. Boston blackie is a reformed safecracker, and jewel thief, who has a strict code of honor. Dates, runtimes, cast and crew, synopsis and posters. Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in boyles stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and televisionan enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend. The definitive boston blackie radio log with chester. Served with boston blackies coleslaw, lettuce, tomato and your choice of potato or vegetable classic burger. This is a very enjoyable read, and it made me look up some of the old movie and tv series from long ago about the famous boston blackie. The phantom thief 1946 boston blackie and the law 1946.
She disappears after he draws the curtain, but as a former magicians assistant, uses the opportunity to escape. Boston blackies signature burgers are a half pound of 100% angus beef. Blackie, an excon with a college education, is a jewel thief based in. Jack boyle was a san francisco newspaper man who became dependent upon the drug to make his deadlines, lost his job, and turned to crime to support his habit. A woman consigns a family heirloom to a pair of unscrupulous art dealers in order to raise money to help her sick brother. Ziv producer maurice unger aka babe unger us crime adventure series 195153 58 episodes x 30 min 26bw 32 color starring kent taylor as boston blackie supporting cast. Sound quality is very good for the age of the recordings. When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in new york, the trail leads to coney island and a spy ring. The series started out as a summer replacement on nbc for the amos n andy show. With chester morris, trudy marshall, constance dowling, richard lane. Blackie, just barely on the right side of the law, preferred not to get too involved with the police. From out of the darkened streets of radios imagination comes the legendary criminalturnedcrimefighter boston blackie. The series was very well received and became a successful hit after its debut. Being an account of the further adventures of jacky faber, taking care of.
A reformed thief brings a magic show to a womans prison and gets mixed up in an escape. Actor chester morris was the bestknown blackie, playing the character in 14. Also in the museum are the figures of other famous crime fighters and detectives and scores of famous criminals of the past and present. Although the character had been the hero of a number of silent films, this was the first talking picture. This twelfth entry in columbias boston blackie series is essentially a remake of 1942s alias boston blackie. Boston blackie and the law 1946 cast and crew moviefone. Boston blackie and the law starring chester morris. A friend to those who have no friends, an enemy to those who make him an enemy. Boston blackie had a limited cast of regular characters. A close call for boston blackie begins in a particularly jaunty mood. Not very true to life, but alot of great entertainment isnt.
We saw boston blackie movies for the first time in march and were wishing our vcr had not had its cord chewed by one of the dogs. Boston blackie created by jack boyle 18811928 enemy to those who make him an enemy. Boston blackie goes after the murderer of a draftsman in a toy factory filling a warcontract. The weather forecast called for 38degree temperatures, two inches of rain, a sustained 15 to 25 miles. Ross lederman, ted richmond, george meehan, james sweeney, harry essex, malcolm stuart boylan, trudy marshall, constance dowling, richard lane, george e. Blackie performs in a magic show at a womens prison, which gives an inmate an opportunity to escape. In the original, a falsely accused convict larry parks escapes while blackie. Stone, frank sully, warren ashe, selmer jackson, george meehan, directed by d. He is on the right side of the law, but just barely.99 1306 486 436 559 67 191 1454 1485 1031 949 469 1149 140 67 169 642 1492 768 1475 506 1372 42 1426 136 676 423 1302 681 820