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Docks of New Orleans

IMDb 6.5 64 min
Genre:
Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Stars:
Victor Sen Yung, John Gallaudet, Douglas Fowley, Virginia Dale, Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Carol Forman, Harry Hayden
Director:
Derwin Abrahams
Country:
United States
Rating:
7.3 / 3 times
Release:
1948-03-21
Synopsis:
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, ...