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Mystery FEMALE FUGITIVE FEMALE FUGITIVE

(1938) Evelyn Venable, Craig Reynolds, Reed Hadley, John Kelly. A woman is shocked when she discovers her husband is the head of a truck-hijacking ring. When he forces her to drive their getaway car, she finds herself wanted by the police, too. An OK Monogram crime thriller with an engaging script...


$12.95
Mystery MYSTERIOUS MR. DAVIS MYSTERIOUS MR. DAVIS

(1939) Henry Kendall, Kathleen Kelly, Richard Gofe, Alastair Sim, Guy Middleton.  Kendall plays a down and out, unemployed family man who’s behind on his rent and has his gas cut off by his landlord.  Desperate to make ends meet, he comes up with an incredible ruse.  He creates a non-existant alter-ego, “Mr. Davis,” and begins an elaborate con-game that becomes wildly successful...


$12.95
Mystery FOUR HOURS OF TERROR, Widescreen Edition FOUR HOURS OF TERROR, Widescreen Edition

(1959) Ken Takakura, Kenji Imai.  This is a terrific film about a mad killer on an airliner.  The film’s initial exposition is great as we get to know all the various passengers who are boarding the plane. The killer, who has just murdered three people, then boards with a gun in hidden in his pocket (no security screening back then).  When one of the passengers discovers his identity, the killer holds the plane at bay (in flight) and threatens to kill anyone who refuses to obey him...


$12.95
Mystery OUT OF THE SHADOW OUT OF THE SHADOW

(1961) Terrance Longdon, Donald Gray, Dermot Walsh, Diana Clare, Felicity Young.  When a reporter’s brother falls to his death from a Cambridge college window, he makes his way from the United States back to England to find out exactly what happened.  Was it suicide?  The reporter thinks not and sets out to not only prove it was murder, but to bring the killer to justice...


$12.95
Mystery PIT OF DARKNESS PIT OF DARKNESS

(1961) William Franklyn, Moira Redmond, Bruno Barnabe, Leonard Sachs, Nigel Green.  Near an old, derserted bombsite, a young child discovers a man lying unconscious.  When the boy awakens him, the man discovers he can’t remember anything from the past three weeks!  Adding to all the mystery, he finds out that his wife’s private detective has been murdered and that his company’s safe has been opened and emptied...


$12.95
Mystery LINE-UP, THE LINE-UP, THE

(1929) William Black, Viola Richard, directed by Charles L. Glett.  Don’t bother looking, you won’t find this incredibly rare American-made crime featurette in any of the major film research books or websites.  It’s a little creaky but interesting—especially from a film history perspective.  PLUS:  BOTHERED BY A BEARD (1945) Tod Slaughter, Jerry Verno, John Salew.  Todd does a short reprisal of his Sweeny Todd character...


$12.95
Mystery FALSE FACES FALSE FACES

(1931) Lowell Sherman, Peggy Shannon, Lila Lee, Berton Churchill, David Landau, Joyce Compton.  Sherman gives a grand performance as a doctor who’s fired from his hospital job for being morally corrupt.  He then sets himself up as a plastic surgeon, although he is completely unqualified.   He seduces women, rips off his patients, and soon causes an operating room tragedy that lands him in criminal court...


$12.95
Mystery SCOTLAND YARD COMMANDS SCOTLAND YARD COMMANDS

(1936) Clive Brook, Victoria Hopper, Malcom Keen, Nora Swinburne.  Brook plays a drunken socialite who crashes his car on a lonely coastal spot where a smuggling operation is underway.  The smugglers don’t take kindly to being to discovered and beat the daylights out of him.  Later on he stumbles into a relationship with a girl who happens to be the brother of one of the smugglers...


$12.95
Mystery OGRE OF ATHENS, THE OGRE OF ATHENS, THE

(1956) Dinos Iliopoulos, Margarita Papageorgiou, Marika Lekaki, Giannis Argyris.  This is a brilliant piece of Greek filmmaking, filled with wonderful performances and perfectly written pieces of dialogue.  A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large and known womanizer. He somewhat reluctantly rules the local underworld until...


$12.95
Mystery CROSS-UP CROSS-UP

CROSS-UP (1958) Larry Parks, Constance Smith, Lisa Daniely, Donald Stewart. On the first night of his London assignment, news agency reporter Parks becomes heavily involved with a mysterious woman (Daniely). The affair ends when she is shot as they grapple for a gun she has pulled.  But this is only the beginning of Parks’ troubles, especially considering the dead woman worked for a criminal organization...


$12.95
Mystery SHIP OF THE DEAD SHIP OF THE DEAD

(1959) Horst Buckholz, Mario Adorf, Helmut Schmid, Alf Marholm.  Buckholz gives the performance of his life as a human castoff, in international limbo, because of the loss of his passport.  He is conned into taking a job on a tramp steamer filled with misfits, smugglers, and murderers.  Soon after realizing his plight, he and his pal discover the ship’s cargo isn’t exactly what it’s purported to be...  


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Mystery DEADLY RECORD DEADLY RECORD

DEADLY RECORD (1959) Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton, Peter Dyneley, Geoffrey Keen, John Paul.   This gritty little thriller has airline pilot Patterson returning home to discover his wife has apparently left for a trip.  A little later when the police pay him a visit regarding a car accident Patterson and the police are shocked to discover his wife’s dead body, murdered in her studio...  


$12.95
Mystery MURDER CAN BE DEADLY MURDER CAN BE DEADLY

(1962) Liz Fraser, Kenneth Griffith, Peter Reynolds, Tony Wickert, David Hemmings. Two small-time blackmail artists (a man and woman) run afoul of a brutal gangster, who  stabs the man to death in his apartment as a warning for others to stay clear of his territory.  But when the woman shows up with an intended victim (a drunken student), the body is discovered and the student, in a drunken stupor, agrees to dispose of it...


$12.95
Mystery DEATH FALLS LIGHTLY—Widescreen DEATH FALLS LIGHTLY—Widescreen

(1972) Stelio Candelli, Patrizia Viotti, Veronika Korosec, Rossella Bergamonti, Tom Felleghy.  A man finds his wife brutally murdered. He has no alibi so is instructed by his lawyer to go into hiding in an old, abandoned hotel. Strange occurrences start happening immediately, including the discovery of a woman with her throat cut! The hotel setting of this film is in some ways reminiscent of The Shining...


$12.95
Mystery DEVIL’S FLUTE—Widescreen Edition DEVIL’S FLUTE—Widescreen Edition

(1979) Toshiyuki Nishida, Isao Natsuyagi, Haruko Wanibuchi, Tomoko Saitô.  This is a really well-made Japanese “locked room” murder mystery set in the 1930s.  The famous Nipponese detective Kindaichi is called in to investigate a number of horrible slayings.  His investigations soon point the finger at members of a wealthy family—a family that, as it turns out, has many dark secrets to hide...


$12.95
Armchair Fiction WINDOW AT THE WHITE CAT & THE MAN IN LOWER TEN WINDOW AT THE WHITE CAT & THE MAN IN LOWER TEN

Armchair Fiction presents Mammoth Mystery Double Classics—featuring illustrated editions of two all-time mystery-crime standards, with 440 pages or more of whodunit thrills. “The Window at the White Cat” is our first grisly tale of murder and mayhem, penned by that top of the line mystery writer, Mary Roberts Rinehart. The second novel is another Mary Roberts Rinehart thriller, “The Man in Lower Ten,” which is loaded with two sets of original illustrations...


$16.95
Armchair Fiction GREEN RUST, THE, & THE CLUE OF THE TWISTED CANDLE GREEN RUST, THE, & THE CLUE OF THE TWISTED CANDLE

Armchair Fiction presents Mammoth Mystery Double Classics—featuring illustrated editions of two all-time mystery-crime standards, with 440 pages or more of whodunit thrills. “The Green Rust” by all time great mystery writer Edgar Wallace is our first classic story. The second tale is another great Edgar Wallace thriller, “The Clue of the Twisted Candle.”


$16.95
Armchair Fiction BLACK GANG, THE, & ALIAS THE LONE WOLF BLACK GANG, THE, & ALIAS THE LONE WOLF

Armchair Fiction presents Mammoth Mystery Double Classics—featuring illustrated editions of two all-time mystery-crime standards, with 470 pages or more of whodunit thrills. “The Black Gang” is our first grisly tale of murder and mayhem, by H. C. “Sapper” McNeile. Bulldog Drummond Returns! This double novel’s second tale features another great fictional detective in Louis Joseph Vance’s “Alias the Lone Wolf.”


$16.95
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