Nick Carter, Master Detective
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Nick Carter, Master Detective
Pulp-novel detective Nick Carter was created in the 1880s, but most film versions of the character have been updated to modern times. Such was the case with MGM's three-episode "Nick Carter" series, which got off to a good start with Nick Carter, Master Detective. Walter Pidgeon plays the title character, who in this episode gets mixed up with industrial espionage. Posing as one "Robert Chalmers", Nick gets the goods on a gang of foreign spies (no country names, please!), bringing them to heel during a serial-like waterfront chase. Rita Johnson essays a rare sympathetic… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Outlandish, fast-paced, quirky and flippant."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Minor early thriller, with some interesting documentary footage of airplane factories."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Pidgeon tem uma boa presença, mas o roteiro é excessivamente frágil, culminando num terceiro ato ridículo."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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