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6.5

Docks of New Orleans (1948)

Docks of New Orleans
Running time: 64 min. | Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Comedy, Drama, Crime, Series B, Remake
Docks of New Orleans

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...

Details

Original title

Docks of New Orleans

Director

Derwin Abrahams

Running time

64 min.

Screenwriter

Scott Darling (Personajes: Earl Derr Biggers)

Music

Edward J. Kay

Cinematography

William A. Sickner (B&W)

Year

1948

Country

United States United States

Ranking

IMDb
6.5

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