It's not easy being the Falcon's fiance, as Helen Reed (Wendy Barrie) quickly discovers. Every girl in town seems to bewildly in love with him and now some exotic foreign beauty from the Falcon's past has ensnared him in anotherdangerous mystery - just on the eve of their wedding.A scientist has found a way to create perfect fake diamonds - and that's a secret worth killing for. Suddenly, theFalcon's a target for mob hit men, dead bodies are turning up in hotel rooms and the cops want the Falcon for murder.As the Falcon offers himself as bait to lure the murderous gang out of hiding, it looks like Helen could be a widowbefore she's even had the chance to become a bride...
Starring Cary Grant at his effortless best The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer s a sly screwball comedy of misplaced affections. The Bachelor is Dickie Nugent (Grant) a sophisticated and debonaire artist - no wonder Bobby-Soxer Susan Turner (Shirley Temple) develops such a crush on him. It doesn't matter to her that she's just seventeen and he's in his forties... When Susan is found in Dickie's studio after hours he's hauled before the judge - who just happens to be Susan's older sister Margaret (Myrna Loy). Although convinced that Dickie is blameless Margaret devises an inventive punishment - he has to take Susan out on 'dates' until her infatuation fades. But how long will that take...?
Gay Lawrence, known as The Falcon, is a renowned sleuth and womanizer. He has just promised his fiance, Elinor, that he will give up these pursuits when a pretty woman, Helen, arrives and asks for his help. Happily forgetting his vow, The Falcon agrees to take on the case.With his associate, Goldy, and Elinor, The Falcon attends a gala party thrown by a prominent socialite, Maxine Wood.During the party, a valuable diamond belonging to Mrs.Gardiner is stolen, and Mrs.Gardiner is murdered. Gay deduces that the theft is really a clever scheme on the part of a group of impoverished society women to defraud their insurance companies Maxine asks The Falcon to break up the ring.This proves easier said than done. There are more murders and The Falcon himself is nearly killed. At last, accompanied police Captain Waldeck, The Falcon pays a call to Maxine. At that moment, Manuel Retana, a guest from the party, breaks in and threatens to kill Maxine. As he lunges for her, The Falcon Steps in and tries to intercede... but Manuel falls dead, killed by the jab of a hypodermic needle. The police think Manuel killed himself, but The Falcon knows better. He reveals that Maxine is the head of the gang of jewel thieves The case solved, The Falcon returns to his fiance... until the next time.
The Falcon (George Sanders) finds himself embroiled in a murder when ex-jailbird Moose Malloy (Ward Bond) storms into a nightclub looking for his former showgirl girlfriend Velma. When the manager refuses to tell Moose where she lives Moose kills him. The police swarm the nightclub and begin to question the witnesses but the Falcon decides to carry out his own investigation. Things grow a little more complicated though when the Falcon is hired by Marriot (Hans Conreil) to make a 000 pay-off in return for a stolen jade necklace. When the assignment turns out to be a trap the Falcon finds himself in the middle of a deadly game of cat and mouse. Adapted from the Raymond Chandler novel Farewell My Lovely the third film in the Falcon series
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