Detective

A newspaper reporter, with a desparate need for $5,000, borrows the money from a "shady character." Years later the reporter is charged with a murder he did not commit. Spoiler alert, the truth comes out in the end, the bad guy gets what's coming to him, and the good guy has a bright future. There's a little drama along the way, but there's no treasure map. I found this on this website; with most of the opening credits missing, and too much hiss and crackle in the audio. I used a shot of the 1931 movie poster to make a title card, and cleaned up the audio.

The Shadow Strikes * 1937 This is Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow. It stars Rod La Rocque and Agnes Anderson. Margo Lane is absent; and the Shadow character lacks the supernatural ability that makes him fun; but it's not a bad whodunnit. There are some funny bits, and some people think of it as a comedy. More information can be found on IMDB The source for this upload can be found elsewhere on archive.org. I cleaned up the audio and decided to share it back to this site.

The Shadow - 1933.  This is not the shadow that "knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men;" this shadow is a blackmailer, and the bad guy.

It stars Henry Kendall, Elizabeth Allan, and Felix Aylmer.  More information can be found on the IMDB website, if you're into all that.  As for me, I just like watching old movies!

The source for this upload can be found elsewhere on archive.org.  I cleaned up the audio and decided to share it back to this site.

This is Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow; and he knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men. This is a GOOD Shadow movie; although he doesn't seem to have the power to "cloud mens' minds." The print is in good shape. It stars Kane Richmond and Barbara Read. More information can be found on IMDB The source for this upload can be found elsewhere on archive.org. I cleaned up the audio and decided to share it back to this site.

When a wealthy man is murdered at a costume party, each of the guests must be considered a suspect. Naturally, one of the guests is a mystery writer, and all of the other guests have what the police call "motive." The premise wasn't as tired, back in 1934, when this was made. This copy has improved audio, compared to other copies I have found. I cleaned it up a little bit.

Sally Rand stars as a nightclub performer whose police detective father is murdered. She determines to use her wiles to identify the killer, and see him brought to justice. The source for this upload can be found elsewhere on archive.org. There was a lot of noise, which made it almost intolerable to watch. I cleaned up the audio and decided to share it back to this site. The audio portion of Sally Rand's bubble dance was too poor to be recovered.

Starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Lionel Atwill. You can read about this movie in it's IMDb page.

Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas.

Dick must stop the mysterious killings of various people with no obvious connection.

Sexton Blake and Tinker foil criminal plot connected with the Tongs, and master-minded by "famous stamp collector" and millionaire.

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