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Nick Carter, Master Detective (13-Dec-1939)

Director: Jacques Tourneur

Writers: Bertram Millhauser; Harold Buckley

Musical Score: Edward Ward

Producer: Lucien Hubbard

Keywords: Mystery

Detective Nick Carter investigates an interwar plot to steal blueprints from the Radex Airplane Factory, perpetrated by spies based in an unspecified country where they speak with German accents. Donald Meek as "the bee man" provides levity in this fast-paced detective story. The Nick Carter character was massively popular in print and had a radio show spanning 1943-55, but this B-movie is the first of only three feature films that were made. MGM clearly expected Walter Pidgeon to stick around for more of these.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Faylen
Actor
8-Dec-1905 2-Aug-1985 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
Sterling Holloway
Actor
4-Jan-1905 22-Nov-1992 Voice of Winnie the Pooh
Henry Hull
Actor
3-Oct-1890 8-Mar-1977 Werewolf of London
Rita Johnson
Actor
13-Aug-1913 31-Oct-1965 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Martin Kosleck
Actor
24-Mar-1904 15-Jan-1994 German-American character actor
Donald Meek
Actor
14-Jul-1878 18-Nov-1946 Scottish-American character actor
Walter Pidgeon
Actor
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley
Addison Richards
Actor
20-Oct-1887 22-Mar-1964 American character actor
Stanley Ridges
Actor
17-Jul-1890 22-Apr-1951 Black Friday
Milburn Stone
Actor
5-Jul-1904 12-Jun-1980 Doc Adams on Gunsmoke
Henry Victor
Actor
2-Oct-1892 15-Mar-1945 Freaks

CAST

with
Walter Pidgeon  
..... Nick Carter
..... Robert Chalmers
Rita Johnson   ...   Lou Farnsby
Henry Hull   ...   John A. Keller
Stanley Ridges   ...   Dr. Frankton
Donald Meek   ...   Bartholomew
Addison Richards   ...   Hiram Streeter
Henry Victor   ...   J. Lester Hammil
Milburn Stone   ...   Dave Krebs
Martin Kosleck   ...   Otto King
Frank Faylen   ...   Pete
Sterling Holloway   ...   Bee-Catcher
Wally Maher   ...   Cliff Parsons
Edgar Dearing   ...   Denny

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