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Mr. Moto Takes a Chance Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

In this fourth of 20th Century-Fox's "Mr. Moto" series, a beautiful young aviatrix (Rochelle Hudson) on a secret diplomatic mission crash-lands in a remote Indochinese jungle province ruled by a despotic potentate (J. Edward Bromberg). Japanese adventurer Mr. Moto (Peter Lorre) is in the vicinity on an archeological expedition, while two hotshot American newsreel cameramen (Robert Kent, Chick Chandler) also stumble upon the scene. The aviatrix tries to get the potentate to help quell an insurrection led by a maniacal high priest (George Regas), but it turns out that the duplicitous ruler is in on the rebellion as a means of increasing his own wealth and power. Moto takes charge by posing as the high priest; he rescues the aviatrix and the newsreel men, vanquishes the villains and destroys a munitions site. And all this in 63 minutes! ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Peter Lorre
as Mr. Moto
Rochelle Hudson
as Victoria Mason
Robert Kent
as Marty Weston
J. Edward Bromberg
as Rajah Ali
Chick Chandler
as Chick Davis
George Regas
as Boker, High Priest
Fredrik Vogeding
as Capt. Zimmerman
Al Kikume
as Yao
Gloria Roy
as Wife
Al Kikume
as Yao

Crew

Norman Foster
Director
Sol Wurtzel
Producer
Lou Breslow
Screenwriter
Virgil E. Miller
Cinematographer
Samuel Kaylin
Musical Direction/Supervision
Samuel Kaylin
Composer (Music Score)
Nick De Maggio
Editor
Albert Hogsett
Art Director
Herschel McCoy
Costume Designer
Bernard Freericks
Sound/Sound Designer
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