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  • Chester Morris as BOSTON BLACKIE

    This month, we're putting our spotlight on the Boston Blackie film series every Thursday night!

    Boston Blackie, a character first crafted by author Jack Boyle, was simply a safecracker and thief in the original stories. When those were adapted to the screen, however, Blackie became a detective who was formerly a criminal. Having the skills and street smarts of a safecracker, not to mention a wide network of criminals as colleagues and friends, made him a particularly strong detective much to the dismay of the police.

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