|Boston Blackie's Rendezvous|
|Directed by||Arthur Dreifuss|
|Screenplay by||Edward Dein|
|Story by||Taken from a story by|
|Based on||Based upon the character|
created by Jack Boyle
|Produced by||Alexis Thurn-Taxis|
|Cinematography||George B. Meehan, Jr., A.S.C.|
|Edited by||Aaron Stell|
|Music by|| M. R. Bakaleinikoff |
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures Corporation|
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