Craig Rice


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Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - Consider Yourself Ignored After opening with a death on a cruise ship, the sort-of title character (George Sanders as Gay Lawrence) arrives with sidekick Lefty (Don Barclay) and tangles with cop Donovan (Cliff Clark), opening the fourth entry in the series, in which Sanders hands off the role to his brother Tom Conway, The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - A Touch Of Homicide Following a murder at a New York fashion house, George Sanders as Gay Lawrence, star of the RKO sleuth series, finally meets his brother, Tom Conway as Tom Lawrence, who’s been lurking but not heard from until now and who, for all we know, may have done the latest shooting, in The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Falcon's Brother, The (1942) - The Women Are Very Tall George Sanders as Gay Lawrence, star of RKO’s Falcon features, is recovering from being hit by a car, helped by his (real-life) brother Tom (Conway, who took over the series after this entry) and servant Jerry (Keye Luke),who together brush back cop Donovan (Cliff Clark), dismiss a nurse (Mary Halsey) and dodge a reporter (Jane Randolph), in The Falcon’s Brother, 1942.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) - The Bastille Is No Fun Tight opening introduces headliners, Carole Landis as affluent amateur detective Helene, Pat O’Brien as bothered lawyer Malone, and George Murphy as her new husband Jake, Emory Parnell the cop, in RKO’s Having Wonderful Crime, 1945, based on a novel by the pseudonymous “Craig Rice.”
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) - Barflies In The Ointment Playboy lawyer Malone (Pat O’Brien) aims to romance the star of the water ballet (Anje Berens) at the resort where he’s followed his newlywed amateur sleuth pals Helene (Carole Landis) and Jake (George Murphy), on what suddenly becomes a real murder case, in Having Wonderful Crime, 1945.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) - I Might Win A Prize! Elaborate plotting to get pinup Carole Landis (as newlywed amateur sleuth Helene Justus) disrobed, George Murphy her husband, Pat O’Brien their fast-talking lawyer pal, Blanche Ring the rich lady paying him, and Anje Berens the water-ballerina getting excuses, in RKO’s Having Wonderful Crime, 1945.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - Not So Nice Cameron Mitchell narrates, recalling Depression era New York, and his meeting with Flavia (Margaret O'Brien, title character) who soon joins neighborhood sage and news vendor Mac (Rhys Williams), opening Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948, also starring George Murphy and Angela Lansbury.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - How Does He Look? Gleeful Flavia (Margaret O'Brien), with pal Mac (Rhys Williams) at the news stand, awaiting Steve (George Murphy), returning from prison, though she believes he's been traveling the world, early in Roy Rowland's Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948.
Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) - What Are Phoenicians? Steve (George Murphy), washing cabs because he's not allowed to drive while on probation, fooling around with pal Flavia (Margaret O'Brien, title character), who thinks he's been away traveling, when her aunt, his sweetheart, arrives with an idea, in Tenth Avenue Angel, 1948.

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