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The Falcon's Adventure

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The Falcon's Adventure
Film poster
Directed byWilliam Berke
Written byMichael Arlen
Screenplay byAubrey Wisberg
Robert E. Kent
Produced byHerman Schlom
Sid Rogell
StarringTom Conway
CinematographyFrank Redman
Harry J. Wild
Edited byMarvin Coil
Music byPaul Sawtell
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • December 13, 1946 (1946-12-13) (U.S.)[1]
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Falcon's Adventure is a 1946 film which was the 13th of sixteen films about The Falcon and the final film of RKO's Falcon series starring Tom Conway. It was directed by William Berke, who had served as producer for the previous entry in the series, 1946's The Falcon's Alibi.


Tom Lawrence (Tom Conway), known as the Falcon, is about to go on a fishing holiday with his sidekick Goldie Locke, with Goldie getting Tom to swear off thinking of women or crime. He breaks his vow when he sees a woman abducted in a taxicab. The Falcon rescues the damsel in distress, Louise Bragaza (Madge Meredith), and she tells him that she was the target of kidnappers due to her father's invention of a process to manufacture synthetic diamonds.

The Falcon and Goldie end up traveling to Miami, Florida to rescue her father.


On June 30, 1947, Madge Meredith, who played the female lead in "The Falcon's Adventure," was convicted and sentenced to 5 years to life in prison for complicity in an assault on her former manager and his bodyguard. Meredith, who continued to claim innocence and had some prominent advocates, was paroled in March 1951 and returned to acting.[2]



  1. ^ "The Falcon's Adventure: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 30, 2014.
  2. ^ "A Story Fit for Film: Did Actress Madge Meredith Kidnap Her Manager? Crime in L.A. - Los Angeles magazine". Archived from the original on 2013-12-28.

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