For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture.

Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture
Boston Blackie
Film poster
Directed bySeymour Friedman
Written byMaurice Tombragel
Produced byRudolph Flothow
StarringChester Morris
Maylia Fong
Richard Lane
CinematographyVincent J. Farrar
Edited byRichard Fantl
Music byMischa Bakaleinikoff
Distributed byColumbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • March 2, 1949 (1949-03-02)
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture is a 1949 mystery film directed by Seymour Friedman, starring Chester Morris. This was the last of Columbia's 14 Boston Blackie pictures (1941–49). Richard Lane, as long-suffering Inspector Farraday, was the only other character who appeared in all of the Boston Blackie films. George E. Stone, playing Blackie's sidekick The Runt, missed the first and the last films in the series due to illness. In Chinese Venture Stone was replaced by Sid Tomack as "Shorty."

Plot summary

Boston Blackie (Chester Morris) and his sidekick Shorty (Sid Tomack) are seen exiting a Chinese laundry where the proprietor is soon found murdered. The suspects include a bored tour guide, a B-girl in a tavern, the inhabitants of an old Chinatown tenement, and Blackie and Shorty themselves. Investigating the murder one jump ahead of the police, Blackie and Shorty uncover an illegal gambling ring.

Cast

References

{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture
Listen to this article

This browser is not supported by Wikiwand :(
Wikiwand requires a browser with modern capabilities in order to provide you with the best reading experience.
Please download and use one of the following browsers:

This article was just edited, click to reload
This article has been deleted on Wikipedia (Why?)

Back to homepage

Please click Add in the dialog above
Please click Allow in the top-left corner,
then click Install Now in the dialog
Please click Open in the download dialog,
then click Install
Please click the "Downloads" icon in the Safari toolbar, open the first download in the list,
then click Install
{{::$root.activation.text}}

Install Wikiwand

Install on Chrome Install on Firefox
Don't forget to rate us

Tell your friends about Wikiwand!

Gmail Facebook Twitter Link

Enjoying Wikiwand?

Tell your friends and spread the love:
Share on Gmail Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Buffer

Our magic isn't perfect

You can help our automatic cover photo selection by reporting an unsuitable photo.

This photo is visually disturbing This photo is not a good choice

Thank you for helping!


Your input will affect cover photo selection, along with input from other users.