Stone inherited the role and played it beautifully in all but the final blackie saga, boston blackie s chinese venture 1949where sid tomack is the runt. The earliest boston blackie film adaptations were silent, dating from 1918 to 1927. A close call for boston blackie 1946free classic detective film. Meet boston blackie is a 1941 crime film starring chester morris as boston blackie, a notorious. Blackie then got film treatments in the late teens and early twenties by the time columbia launched its boston blackie series in 1941, under the working title the return of boston blackie. Meet boston blackie movie tv listings and schedule tv guide. He is naturally the prime suspect and so must investigate to. Once again, blackie is suspected of committing a crime, in this instance of helping a prisoner escape.
Hong kong, india, indonesia, italy, japan, korea, republic of, kuwait, lebanon, malaysia, mexico, morocco, new zealand. Dates, runtimes, cast and crew, synopsis and posters. While he was featured in a handful of short stories, and a number of largely forgotten silent films of the 1920s, blackie didnt really reach mass popularity until columbia picture reintroduced the character to the public in 1941 with meet boston blackie, starring chester morris. Home new releases bestsellers clearance books dvds music downloads. Series regulars were richard lane as inspector faraday and frank sully as detective sgt. I find this series of movies to be quite entertaining and it holds up better than some stuff made today. Columbia pictures then revived the property in 1941 with meet boston blackie, a fast, 58minute b feature starring chester morris. This fictional character was created by author jack boyle and was originally a jewel thief. When a murder takes place, blackie and the runt trail marilyn to coney island. Kent taylor starred in the zivproduced halfhour tv series the adventures of boston blackie. But by 1941, when columbia pictures released meet boston blackie starring chester morris, blackie had given up a life of crime to become a sort of freelance adventurerdetective although still not calling himself one, working for the good guys, although he preferred to not get too involved with the police. They run into each other aboard a steamship where blackie finds a murdered man in his stateroom. Although the character had been the hero of a number of silent films, this was the first talking picture. Columbia pictures revived the property in 1941 with meet boston blackie, a fast, 58minute b movie starring chester morris.
Sound quality is very good for the age of the recordings. Meet boston blackie 1941 confessions of boston blackie 1941 alias. Meet boston blackie 1941 torrent kbs downloaden hot. Excon turned sleuth boston blackie makes his feature film debut in this fastpaced, funny mystery, the first of a longrunning series. Morris was blackie for the original week radio run and he was the blackie of record in the 1940s films. Boston blackie is a fictional character created by author jack boyle october 19, 1881 october 1928. Screenplay info original print info genre keywords. Chester morris starred as the title character in meet boston blackie, wherein the exthief protagonist and his underworld cronie the runt charles wagenheim meet a mysterious young lady named marilyn howard constance worth while disembarking from an ocean liner. After listening to the oldtime radio adventures of boston blackie, and being a fan of the old pulps, i decided to give the source material a read. It was preceded by meet boston blackie, confessions of boston blackie and followed by boston blackie goes hollywood. A close call for boston blackie 1946 is the tenth of fourteen columbia pictures crime films starring chester morris as boston blackie.
Nov 16, 2014 the boston blackie radio series, also starring chester morris, began june 23, 1944, on nbc as a summer replacement for amos n andy. Chester morris list of movies and tv shows tv guide. Hong kong, india, indonesia, italy, japan, korea, republic of, kuwait. Two men played boston blackie on radio, chester morris and richard kollmar. Confessions of boston blackie boston blackie movies. My watchlist keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your. Cast chester morris as boston blackie lynn merrick as geraldine gerry peyton richard lane as inspector farraday frank sully as sergeant matthews george e. He had some prestigious film roles early in his career, and was nominated for an academy award. Chester morris is boston blackie, and his first appearance was aptly titled meet boston blackie in 1941. Blackie, who was created by novelist jack boyle, was originally a jewel thief, safe cracker, and confidence man. Love these low budget films that were produced during the 1940s and by a great producer, edward dmytryk who created many of these boston blackie films. Confessions of boston blackie full movie online 1941.
This is the first of the fourteen chester morris movies. When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in new. When a dead body is discovered in blackie s apartment, he immediately. This old time radio series began airing on june 23, 1944 and continued to run on nbc network until september of the same year. Returning to new york city from europe, boston blackie morris tries unsuccessfully to. Chester morris is best remembered today for portraying boston blackie, a criminalturneddetective, in the modestly budgeted boston blackie film series of the 1940s.
Meet boston blackie became the first film in columbias profitable 14 film series, with chester morris providing an amiable, charming hero in all episodes. Meet boston blackie 1941 english full movie download meet boston blackie 1941 english full movie free download meet boston blackie 1941 english full movie online free download meet boston. Boston blackie, as written by jack boyle, is an unrepentant criminal who lives by a strict honor among thieves moral code. Boston blackie chester morris is a former burglar who has left his criminal past behind him. Boston blackie started in silent movies, then a series of at best b movies, starting with meet boston blackie in 1941, from there he moved to radio in. The earliest films were silent movies, dating from 1918 to 1927.
Meet boston blackie 1941 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Watch a close call for boston blackie film gorillas on dailymotion. Boston blackie online using any of the 3 radio players below. Although the running time was brief, columbia gave the picture good production values and an imaginative director, robert florey. With chester morris, rochelle hudson, richard lane, charles wagenheim. This is the second movie in the boston blackie series. Meet boston blackie 1941 confessions of boston blackie 1941. Meet boston blackie 1941 confessions of boston blackie 1941 alias boston blackie 1942 boston blackie goes hollywood 1942 after midnight with boston blackie 1943 the chance of a lifetime 1943 one mysterious night 1944 boston blackie booked. Chester morris full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Confessions of boston blackie starring chester morris. Boston blackie created by jack boyle 18811928 enemy to those who make him an enemy.
This was the first in a series of boston blackie films starring chester morris and was sufficiently popular to spawn more hourlong pictures released by columbia from 1941 to 1949. The yarn begins when blackie finds a corpse in his cabin. Chester morris boston blackie classic movies youtube. A woman consigns a family heirloom to a pair of unscrupulous art dealers in order to raise money to help her sick brother. Old time radio shows download for free at zoot radio. The last was 1949s boston blackie s chinese venture. Streamcloud meet boston blackie 1941 deutsch stream. Boston blackie is on the trail of stolen treasure and gets caught up in a crossfire of bullets and women. We offer 3 different ways for you to listen to our old time radio shows so that no matter what device you are using pc, laptop, android phone, iphone, ipad, kindle, tablet, etc. Inspector farraday richard lane is blackie s old friend. Not very true to life, but alot of great entertainment isnt. Boston blackie radio show fifty hunter street case wchester morris old time radio otr.
Blackie, a jewel thief and safecracker in boyles stories, became a detective in adaptations for films, radio and televisionan enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend. Unfollow boston blackie to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of meet boston blackie with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at. It proved popular enough for columbia pictures to produce a total of 14 b movies, all starring morris. Sponsored by rinso, the series continued until september 15 of. John chester brooks morris february 16, 1901 september 11, 1970 was an american stage, film, television, and radio actor. Alias boston blackie 1942 is the third in a series of columbia pictures b movies starring chester morris as boston blackie. Stone inherited the role and played it beautifully in all but the final blackie saga, boston blackies chinese venture 1949where sid tomack is the runt. Boston blackie movies on dvd, fieldsequential 3d movies, old time radio collections, and more. Blackie changed his ways and became a private investigator though the local police still suspected him of being a bad guy. Confessions of boston blackie is a 1941 american crime film directed by edward dmytryk and starring chester morris and harriet hilliard. Morris went on to star in a total of fourteen boston blackie features between 1941 and 1949. In a bit role as a dimwitted flatfoot who mistakes. When a dead body is discovered in blackie s apartment, he.
Boston blackie started in silent movies, then a series of at best b movies, starting with meet boston blackie in 1941, from there he moved to radio in 1944, and then onto television. If the movietv character was married, i dont recall that, but blackies wife mary. Meet boston blackie is a 1941 crime film starring chester morris as boston blackie, a notorious, but honorable jewel thief. Meet boston blackie 1941 directed by robert florey.
Oct 21, 2014 there were nine silent films in the series. Chester morris and rochelle hudson star in the first of the boston blacie series from columbia, meet boston blackie. Find out when and where you can watch meet boston blackie on tv with the full listings schedule at. Meet boston blackie by the radio ghost on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The academy awardnominated film actor chester morris, who will forever be associated with the. Chester morris, boston blackie gets himself involved with harriet hillard, diane parrish who has put up a valuable statue for an art auction which is run by a crooked organization of hoods. Most of the films in the series worked on a twelve day schedule. Boston blackie is a great way to spend an evening in the theater of the mind. Meet boston blackie 1941 boston blackie chester morris is a former burglar who has left his criminal past behind him. Boston blackie was one of columbias most profitable film series. The definitive boston blackie radio log with chester. Jimmy makes his way to a dance hall to meet a young woman. Boston blackie is a rather peculiar character to include in this site as he wasnt a p.
Meet boston blackie was the sole venture for character great charles wagenheim as the runt. However, succeeding adaptations in both film and radio revamped the work of boyle and boston blackie the detective was born. When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in new york, the trail leads to coney island and a spy ring. Returning to america from europe via ocean liner, notorious jewel thief boston blackie chester morris gets mixed up with a murder, a spy ring, and someone. Part of our over 12,000 show library of old time radio. Boston blackie tangles with mystery, women and murder to smash a foreign spy ring in a coney island freak show. The definitive boston blackie radio log with chester morris. In this first film, blackie finds a corpse when the steamer he traveled on back to the states docks. The yarn begins when blackie finds a corpse in his cabin during an ocean cruise home from europe. Meet boston blackie 1941 0220 1941 us crime, drama 1h user score. Read the full synopsis of meet boston blackie, 1941, directed by robert florey, with chester morris, rochelle hudson, richard lane, at turner classic movies. It is an excellent name for a bad guy turned good guy. Meet boston blackie is the first of fourteen boston blackie films that began. In this first film, blackie finds a corpse, martin vestrick, in his stateroom when the steamer he traveled back to the states on docks.707 793 1249 547 479 391 171 668 1032 1167 1491 1429 839 1303 222 1040 1373 1495 958 517 1128 251 1187 1192 1347 1172 719 61 899 121 1033 336 1316 1085 332 1432 1378 797 510 1005 1283 1120 131 778 1315 49 1469 1458 410 946