The Devil Pays Off (1941)


Chris Waring is a government investigator trying to gather the necessary evidence to convict a shipping magnate, DeBrock, of selling his ships to the United States but is suspected of holding up and preventing their delivery because of bribes from foreign powers. DeBrock’s conscience, nor his flirty wife, Valerie DeBrock, give him any peace of mind.

Director: John H. Auer.
Stars: J. Edward Bromberg, Osa Massen, William Wright, Margaret Tallichet, Abner Biberman, Martin Kosleck, Charles D. Brown, Ivan Miller, Roland Varno.

1942 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Sound, Recording (Charles L. Lootens).


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