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Boston Blackie's Rendezvous Details

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Boston Blackie's Rendezvous quite transcended its B-picture origins, and was easily the best of Columbia's "Boston Blackie" series. In this one, crook-turned-sleuth Blackie ([[Performer~P50759~Chester Morris~chestermorris]]) tries to track down homicidal maniac James Cook ([[Performer~P13859~Steve Cochran~stevecochran]]). This time it's personal: Cook has been committing a number of violent murders while posing as Blackie. Stuck in the middle is Sally Brown ([[Performer~P24043~Nina Foch~ninafoch]]), who is kidnapped by the villain so that Blackie will lay off. When asked in later years about Boston Blackie's Rendezvous, [[Performer~P24043~Nina Foch~ninafoch]] couldn't remember too many plot details, but did note with pride that costar [[Performer~P98658~Richard Lane~richardlane]] (cast as Blackie's perennial nemesis Inspector Farraday) later became a prominent TV sportscaster. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Chester Morris
as Boston Blackie
Nina Foch
as Sally Brown
Steve Cochran
as James Cook
Richard Lane
as Inspector Farraday
George E. Stone
as The Runt
Frank Sully
as Matthews
Iris Adrian
as Martha
Harry Hayden
as Arthur Manleder
Joe Devlin
as Steve Caveroni
John Tyrrell
as First cop
Joseph Palmas
as Third cop
Richard Alexander
as Second Bruiser
Philip Van Zandt
as Dr. Fagle

Crew

Arthur Dreifuss
Director
Edward Dein
Screenwriter
Fred Schiller
Screen Story
Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Aaron Stell
Editor
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