Alias Boston Blackie

Blackie's got an eye-full of alibi... but cops don't believe in looks!

Categories: Mystery, Drama
It is the Christmas Holidays and reformed thief, Boston Blackie goes to Castle Theater to pick up players who will perform for prisoners that are still in prison. He takes a girl with him who has a brother already in prison. She has visited the prison twice in the month, so is not suppose to visit again. However when the group is completed the girl is included as well as Inspector Farrady. One of the clowns in the show is kidnapped and replaced by a con who wants to get even with two ex-partners. Boston Blackie figures out that a con has replaced one of his clowns but is unable to stop him. Blackie's clothes are stolen and a murder is committed. Of course, the Inspector immediately suspects Blackie of being involved. Now it is Blackie's job to find the killer, exonerate himself and help the girl free her brother.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1942-04-02
Run time: 67 minute / 1:7
Director: Lew Landers
Writer: Paul Yawitz
Production Company : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America



Chester Morris
as Boston Blackie
Adele Mara
as Eve Sanders
Richard Lane
as Inspector Farraday
George E. Stone
as The Runt
Lloyd Corrigan
as Arthur Manleder
Walter Sande
as Detective Mathews
Larry Parks
as Joe Trilby
George McKay
as Roggi McKay
Cy Kendall
as Jumbo Madigan
Paul Fix
as Steve Caveroni
Ben Taggart
as Warden
Ernie Adams
as Pop - Stage Doorman
Lloyd Bridges
as Bus Driver
Edmund Cobb
as Police Dispatcher Sergeant
Harry Depp
as Mr. Jones - Hotel Desk Clerk
Mike Donovan
as Policeman
Lester Dorr
as Henry - Desk Clerk
Bud Geary
as Policeman
Kit Guard
as Taxi Driver
Dave Harper
as Policeman
Al Herman
as Guard
George Hickman
as Elevator Boy
Dick Jensen
as Martin - Driver of Squad Car 29
William Lally
as Policeman
Eddie Laughton
as Ambulance Driver
James T. Mack
as Bill - Manleder's Valet
Teddy Mangean
as Singing Telegram Boy #1
Sidney Miller
as Herman - Bellhop
Eileen O'Hearn
as Hotel Maid
Lee Prather
as Guard Counting Guests
Frank Richards
as Mack - Prisoner Next to Joe
Francis Sayles
as Laundry Proprietor
Walter Soderling
as Dr. Crane
Cyril Thornton
as Meggs - Manleder's Chauffeur
Duke York
as Johnson - Policeman in Squad Car 29
Suzanne Ridgeway
as Chorus Girl (uncredited)
Morris Stoloff Original Music Composer

Philip Tannura Director of Photography

Richard Fantl Editor

Lew Landers Director

Wallace MacDonald Producer

Paul Yawitz Screenplay

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