First UK DVD release of this 1945 crime from RKO Pictures. A further installment to the bestselling Falcon series. Debonair detective Tom 'The Falcon' Lawrence (Tom Conway) is back in another instalment of the brilliant series - and this time, he's facing one of his most challenging cases. Heading out to San Francisco by train, Tom and his sidekick 'Goldie' Lock befriend a little girl called Amber Marshall. When the kid's nurse is murdered, Tom finds himself drawn into a web of danger - there's kidnapping, killing and a network of illegal silk smugglers. The Falcon plunges into action and brings things to an explosive climax!
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 0 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Filmed extensively on location, The Falcon in San Francisco is one of the best of RKO Radio's "Falcon" series. This time around, amateur sleuth Tom Lawrence (Tom Conway), aka The Falcon, comes to the aid of 10-year-old Annie Marshall (Sharyn Moffet). While trying to solve the murder of Annie's nurse, Lawrence is accused of kidnapping the kid. Several beatings, warnings and murders later, Lawrence discovers that the solution of the mystery is tied in with a gang of silk smugglers, headed by none other than?.Oh, no! The surprise ending isn't going to be tipped off here! Director Joseph H. Lewis' occasional utilization of "cinema verite" techniques would later develop full-blown into such noir classics as Gun Crazy. ...The Falcon in San Francisco