A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942)

Original U.S. Lobby Card
(11" x 14")


Card #: TC | William Gargan as Ellery Queen.

Condition: Very Good to Fine – With pin holes, minor soiling, corner bumps, and edge wear.
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IMDb ID: tt0034602 | Location: LC38

Story Line

Two mysterious seamen come from Alan Rogers’ past to blackmail him as he seeks to locate his missing daughters. Ellery Queen is called in by Stewart Cole, Rogers’ secretary. Queen goes to the estate and finds one daughter already there and the second one expected. When she arrives, it is Ellery’s secretary Nikki Porter posing as the daughter as Ellery had her intercept the real heiress after learning of a plot to swindle Rogers. The blackmailing seamen are killed at a waterfront café after getting the blackmail money, Rogers is suspected and Inspector Queen arrives to arrest him, but he is also found dead.

The cast includes: William Gargan, Margaret Lindsay, Charley Grapewin, Ralph Morgan, Kay Linaker, Edward Norris, James Burke, Addison Richards, Charles Judels, Andrew Tombes, Claire Du Brey, Micheline Cheirel, Ben Welden, Milton Parsons, Charles Lane

Directed by: James P. Hogan

Genres: Adventure, Crime, Mystery