Outside The 3-Mile Limit

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

Holt is hired by the government to investigate reports that a counterfeiting operation is peddling phony bills through a gambling boat. When a murder occurs on board, the ship's owner (Ciannelli) steers it out to sea, safely beyond the three-mile limit. A mutiny changes the captain's plans, making way for Holt to break up the ring. Clearly a cranked-out...read more

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Holt is hired by the government to investigate reports that a counterfeiting operation is peddling phony bills through a gambling boat. When a murder occurs on board, the ship's owner (Ciannelli) steers it out to sea, safely beyond the three-mile limit. A mutiny changes the captain's

plans, making way for Holt to break up the ring. Clearly a cranked-out piece, this film seems to have been inspired by an attempt by Federal authorities to board gambling ships operating off the California coast in 1939.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Holt is hired by the government to investigate reports that a counterfeiting operation is peddling phony bills through a gambling boat. When a murder occurs on board, the ship's owner (Ciannelli) steers it out to sea, safely beyond the three-mile limit. A… (more)

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