Larceny on the Air

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"The law is helpless! G-Men are Baffled!"
  • Passed
  • 1937
  • 1 hr 7 min
  • 5.3  (126)

Larceny on the Air is a thrilling movie that was released in 1937. The movie features Robert Livingston, Grace Bradley, Willard Robertson, and other great actors. The movie is directed by Irving Pichel and produced by Sol M. Wurtzel. The plot of the movie revolves around a group of radio actors who become embroiled in a real-life robbery. Robert Livingston plays the role of Larry Doyle, who is the lead actor in a popular radio drama. Grace Bradley plays the role of Mary Adams, who is another actor in the same radio drama. Willard Robertson plays the role of Jim Tyndall, who is the producer of the radio show.

The movie starts with the radio drama being broadcast live from a studio in Los Angeles. The show is interrupted by a newsflash about a bank robbery in progress. Larry, Mary, and Jim hear the news and decide to investigate. They rush to the scene of the crime, where they meet the police and the bank manager. The bank manager tells them that the robbers stole a large amount of money and fled in a truck.

Larry, Mary, and Jim decide to use their acting skills to help the police track down the robbers. They set up a plan to broadcast a fake radio drama that will lure out the robbers. The plan works, and the robbers fall into the trap. However, things take a dramatic turn when Larry and Mary become hostages of the robbers.

The rest of the movie revolves around the police and Jim trying to save Larry and Mary, while the robbers try to make their escape. The movie is filled with action-packed scenes, twists and turns, and thrilling moments that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

The acting in the movie is fantastic, with Robert Livingston delivering an outstanding performance as Larry Doyle. He brings a sense of charm and charisma to the character, making him instantly likable. Grace Bradley is wonderful as Mary Adams, delivering a performance that is both fun and engaging. Willard Robertson is excellent as Jim Tyndall, playing the role of the wise old man who is always one step ahead of everyone else.

The direction by Irving Pichel is also noteworthy, with the movie being tightly paced and maintaining a sense of tension throughout. The movie is beautifully shot, with the cinematography capturing the excitement of the action scenes.

Overall, Larceny on the Air is a must-watch movie for fans of classic Hollywood films. It is a thrilling and entertaining movie that has stood the test of time. The movie neatly blends the suspense and drama of a crime thriller with the excitement of a radio drama, making for a unique and engaging experience. If you haven't seen Larceny on the Air yet, you're in for a treat.

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    5.3  (126)