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The Falcon's Brother1942

The Falcon's Brother (1942)





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When George Sanders announced that he was leaving the "Falcon" series, RKO Radio came up with the perfect replacement: Sanders' own brother, Tom Conway. The transition was handled with style in The Falcon's Brother, with private detective Gay Lawrence (Sanders), aka The Falcon, incapacitated early in the proceedings. Anxious to break up an Axis spy ring, Gay calls upon his brother Tom (Tom Conway) to help out. The villains intend to foment a rift in the relationship between North and South America, which Tom, with the aid of intrepid heroine Marcia (Jane Randolph) and dopey sidekick Goldy (Don Barclay), hopes to prevent. By film's end, Tom Lawrence has assumed his brother's mantle as the Falcon, and the Falcon he would remain for the next eight entries in the series.


George Sanders
as Gay Lawrence
Tom Conway
as Tom Lawrence
Jane Randolph
as Marcia Brooks
Cliff Clark
as Inspector Timothy Donovan
Eddie Dunn
as Grimes
James Newill
as Paul Harrington
Keye Luke
as Jerry
Gwili Andre
as Diane Medford
Mary Halsey
as Miss Ross
Charles Arnt
as Pat Moffett
Richard Martin
as Steamship Official
Kay Aldredge
as Victory Gown Model
John Dilson
as Ship's Officer
Kay Aldridge
as Victory Gown Model, Spanish Girl
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The movie entertains. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 19, 2019 | Full Review…

If you've seen one Falcon episode, then you might as well have said you've seen them all.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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