Blind detective Duncan Maclain (Edward Arnold) is visited by old friend Norma Lawry, looking for help in getting rid of one of her old beaus, who is courting Norma’s 17-year old step-daughter.
This time Buzzy O’Brien (Frankie Darro) is a florists delivery boy. He still thinks he’s a detective though and finds out that his boss was in a foreign espionage ring. Only Buzzy, with his sometime faithful companion Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) can crack the ring and save the day.
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.
Edward G. Robinson pursues a nazi war criminal named Franz Kindler. He thinks it’s the kindly college professor played by Orson Welles. Only a dead man can link him to the crimes… or is it his own obsessions that will finally be his undoing. If you haven’t caught this film, this is a keeper in the realm of public domain films.
Deep in the South American jungles, plantation manager Barney Chavez (Raymond Burr) kills his elderly employer in order to get to his beautiful wife Dina Van Gelder. However, old native witch Al-Long (Gisela Werbisek) witnesses the crime and puts a curse on Barney, who soon after finds himself turning nightly into a rampaging gorilla.
Princess Lin Hwa is killed by a poisoned dart on the way to see Mr. Wong. She was on a secret mission for Chinese fighting against the invading Japanese. She scrawls “Captain J” on a piece of paper, but there are two of them. Both of them are pretty shady characters.