The Man They Couldn't Arrest

  • 1933
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

An amateur private eye shows off an invention to Scotland Yard that allows him to tune in criminal conversations. He listens in on a scheme organized by the Black Pearl gang, only to discover his fiancee's father is a member. He overhears a murder and spends the majority of the film trying to find the culprit. An implausible plot made worse by lame performances...read more

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An amateur private eye shows off an invention to Scotland Yard that allows him to tune in criminal conversations. He listens in on a scheme organized by the Black Pearl gang, only to discover his fiancee's father is a member. He overhears a murder and spends the majority of the film trying

to find the culprit. An implausible plot made worse by lame performances hampered by the dubbing of the voices with American actors.

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