Boston Blackie's Rendezvous

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Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Arthur Dreifuss
Screenplay by Edward Dein
Story byTaken from a story by
Fred Schiller
Based onBased upon the character
created by Jack Boyle
Produced by Alexis Thurn-Taxis
Starring Chester Morris
Cinematography George B. Meehan, Jr., A.S.C.
Edited by Aaron Stell
Music by M. R. Bakaleinikoff
(musical director)
Distributed by Columbia Pictures Corporation
Release date
  • July 5, 1945 (1945-07-05)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Boston Blackie's Rendezvous is a 1945 American crime film directed by Arthur Dreifuss. [1] The working title of this film was Surprise in the Night.



Boston Blackie's life gets complicated when maniac murderer James Cook (Steve Cochran) goes on a killing spree, while pretending to be Boston Blackie. To further complicate matters, the murderer kidnaps Sally Brown (Nina Foch) to keep Boston Blackie at bay.


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