GenreCrime, Drama, Film-Noir ProductionRepublic Pictures Duration CountryUnited States
Release dateSeptember 1, 1949 (1949-09-01) (U.S.) CastAudrey Long (Clara Kelso), Warren Douglas (Bill Mannerson), Jeff Donnell (April Shaughnessy), Marcel Journet (George Zelger), Danny Morton (Frank Forenti / Tony Cannon), Richard Benedict (Louis Reese) Similar moviesThe Final Alliance, Impact, Tokolosh, Rhino, Forced Alliance, Mysterious Intruder
Post Office Investigator is a 1949 black and white American crime film about the theft of postage stamps, directed by George Blair, and starring Audrey Long, Warren Douglas and Jeff Donnell. Allmovie called it a "diligent Republic programmer."
A young postman becomes involved in the theft of rare stamps featuring inverted images of the Statue of Liberty. Along the way he encounters attractive criminal Clara Kelso, double-crossing gang members, and Post Office Inspectors, before finally capturing the crooks.
Clara Kelso - Audrey Long
Bill Mannerson - Warren Douglas
April Shaughnessy - Jeff Donnell
George Zelger - Marcel Journet
Louis Reese - Richard Benedict
Eddie Waltch - Jimmie Dodd
TV Guide wrote, "(Audrey) Long proves to be quite convincing as the tough lass who won't let herself be pushed around. Plot as a whole is weak, but the direction keeps up a suspenseful pace."
Noir of the week.com called it "a very enjoyable quick paced timewaster!"