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Director  Herbert I. Leeds
Music director  Samuel Kaylin
Duration  
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Crime, Drama, Mystery
Story by  John P. Marquand
Language  English
Mr Moto in Danger Island movie poster
Writer  Peter Milne, John Reinhardt, George Bricker, Jack Jungmeyer, Edith Skouras
Release date  April 7, 1939
Based on  Murder in Trinidad 1933 novel  by John W. Vandercook characters by John P. Marquand
Cast  Peter Lorre (Kentaro Moto), Jean Hersholt (Mr. Sutter), Amanda Duff (Joan Castle), Warren Hymer (Twister McGurk), Richard Lane (Commissioner Gordon), Leon Ames (Commissioner Madero)
Similar movies  Related Herbert I Leeds movies
Tagline  HUNTED BY THE POLICE!...STALKED BY A KILLER!

Mr. Moto in Danger Island is a 1939 American mystery film directed by Herbert I. Leeds and starring Peter Lorre, Jean Hersholt and Amanda Duff. It is part of the Mr. Moto series of films.

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The film was based on the novel Murder in Trinidad, but the setting was moved to Puerto Rico.

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Plot

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Mr Moto arrives in Puerto Rico to investigate the murder of an American agent and uncovers a smuggling ring.

Main cast

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  • Peter Lorre as Mr. Moto
  • Jean Hersholt as Sutter
  • Amanda Duff as Joan Castle
  • Warren Hymer as Twister McGurk
  • Richard Lane as Commissioner Gordon
  • Leon Ames as Commissioner Madero
  • Douglass Dumbrille as La Costa
  • Charles D. Brown as Col. Thomas Castle
  • Paul Harvey as Gov. John Bentley
  • Robert Lowery as Lt. George Bentley
  • Eddie Marr as Capt. Dahlen
  • Harry Woods as Grant
  • Production

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    The novel Murder in Trinidad has been filmed in 1934 starring Nigel Bruce. It was then adapted as a Charlie Chan film before being converted into a Moto story.

    Mr. Moto in Danger Island MR MOTO IN DANGER ISLAND 1939 Comic Book and Movie Reviews

    It was also known as Mr Moto in Trinidad, Mr Moto in Puerto Rico, and Mr Moto in Terror Island.

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    Filming started 25 November 1938.

    Reception

    The new York Times said the film has "some humour... a bit of action, but little suspense."

    Home Video Release

    This film, along with Mr. Moto's Gamble, Mr. Moto's Last Warning, Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation and (as a DVD extra) The Return of Mr. Moto, was released on DVD in 2007 by 20th Century Fox as part of The Mr. Moto Collection, Volume Two.

    References

    Mr. Moto in Danger Island Wikipedia
    Mr. Moto in Danger Island IMDb Mr. Moto in Danger Island themoviedb.org


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