Red Lights Ahead (1936)

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“Red Lights Ahead” is a 1936 American comedy film directed by Roland D. Reed and starring Jessie Matthews, Conrad Nagel, and Valerie Hobson.

The movie follows the story of a young actress named Sally (Jessie Matthews), who is traveling from London to New York to start a new career. On the ship, she meets a wealthy businessman named Tom (Conrad Nagel), and the two fall in love.

However, their plans are complicated when they arrive in New York and Sally is mistaken for a notorious gangster’s moll named Torchy Blane. Tom, who is actually an undercover agent, convinces Sally to play along with the charade in order to help him catch the gangsters.

As Sally and Tom try to outsmart the gangsters and unravel their criminal plot, they also must deal with their growing feelings for each other. Along the way, they encounter a colorful cast of characters, including a hard-boiled detective, a nosy newspaper reporter, and a gangster boss with a taste for the finer things in life.

As the movie reaches its climax, Sally and Tom find themselves in a dangerous situation, with the gangsters closing in on them. However, they manage to turn the tables on their enemies and emerge victorious, while also realizing their love for each other.

Overall, “Red Lights Ahead” is a fun and entertaining comedy that showcases the talents of its lead actors. The movie combines humor, romance, and suspense in a fast-paced plot that keeps the audience engaged until the very end.

Roland D. Reed

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