John Conroy, a crusading district attorney, is tasked to crack down on a crime syndicate, which proves more dangerous because the mob has many city officials under their control.
Charlie Chan in Panama is a 1940 mystery film starring Sidney Toler. It is an unaccredited remake of Jacques Deval’s novel “Marie Galante”, produced by Fox Film Corporation in 1934, directed by Henry King.
Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert with the aid of bumbling Number Three Son (Benson Fong) and knuckle-headed taxi driver (Mantan Moreland).
An expose of the bribery of parole board officials by the underworld to obtain the illegal release of hardened gangsters from prison. The government sends FBI agent Richard Hendricks, at the request of the state governor, to investigate.
A crime boss betrays his men. They spend 10 years in prison, while he goes free. When they get out of prison, they decide to look him up. The police are interested in the mastermind too.
Appointment with Death with Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher has us covered for a pretty neat little whodunnit. Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.