Special Inspector

Overview

Though it sure looks like a Columbia Production, Special Inspector was distributed by a States' Rights firm called Syndicate Films. Charles Quigley and Rita Hayworth, the William Powell and Myrna Loy of Columbia's B unit, star respectively as government treasury agent Tom Evans and his sweetheart Patricia Lane. When Patricia's brother is murderd by a gang of fur hijackers, she offers her services to the feds as an undercover operative. In other words, it is Paula, and not Tom, who is the "Special Inspector" of ...
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Overview

Though it sure looks like a Columbia Production, Special Inspector was distributed by a States' Rights firm called Syndicate Films. Charles Quigley and Rita Hayworth, the William Powell and Myrna Loy of Columbia's B unit, star respectively as government treasury agent Tom Evans and his sweetheart Patricia Lane. When Patricia's brother is murderd by a gang of fur hijackers, she offers her services to the feds as an undercover operative. In other words, it is Paula, and not Tom, who is the "Special Inspector" of the title. The most surprising aspect of the film is that it contains practically no action at all, not even a climactic fistfight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/7/2013
  • UPC: 043396425934
  • Original Release: 1939
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 79,488

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Charles Quigley Tom Evans
Rita Hayworth Patricia Lane
George McKay Silver
John Spacey David Foster
Eddie Laughton David Foster
Bob Rideout Dapper
Bill Irving Pete
Fred Bass Ralph Collins
Vincent McKenna Hendricks
Donald Douglas Williams
Edgar Edwards Bill
Virginia Coomb Mother Jones
Grant MacDonald Skip
Technical Credits
Leon Barsha Director
William Austin Editor
Lionel Banks Art Director
Kenneth J. Bishop Producer
Edgar Edwards Screenwriter
George B. Meehan Cinematographer
Morris W. Stoloff Score Composer, Musical Direction/Supervision
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Special Inspector
1. Chapter 1 [10:20]
2. Chapter 2 [11:28]
3. Chapter 3 [9:18]
4. Chapter 4 [9:52]
5. Chapter 5 [9:06]
6. Chapter 6 [4:04]
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