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Butch Saunders has been transferred to Missing Persons because he was too brutal in other police work. He regards the assignment as "kindergarten" work. When a young woman asks him to help locate her husband, Therme, he learns that she is really Norma Phillips, wanted by Chicago police for murder of her husband.
This is a typical Warner Bros. programmer from 1933. Pat O'Brien plays Butch, a detective who has gotten a little too troublesome for his britches and is taken down a few pegs and... Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by G.I Gurdjieff
To all Bette Davis Fans: If you haven't seen this film then it's defintely a must see. In one of her earlier roles Bette shows that she was an actress who could make one believe... Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by NHMovieLover
The "Bureau of Missing Persons" (1933) is an unintended hoot. Meant as a serious crime drama in the early 30s, it was part of a movement to improve the image of the Police and to... Read morePublished on October 23, 2011 by Dr. James Gardner
Bureau of Missing Persons (Roy del Ruth, 1933)
Prolific director Roy del Ruth made hundreds of films over the course of his life, from two-reel silents in the teens and... Read more
Bureau Of Missing Persons gave a very young Bette Davis a chance to prove she should be taken seriously as a Hollywood actress. Read morePublished on September 3, 2007 by Matthew G. Sherwin
Pat O'Brien stars as the fast-talking demoted tough-guy cop who is now forced to work in the missing persons department of the police force, way beneath his level (so he thinks). Read morePublished on June 7, 2006 by Bomojaz
This is one of many Warner Brothers pre-code films which stand up very well today even though Bette Davis always categorised films like this as junk in her career. Read morePublished on February 20, 2006 by Douglas M
A fun and satisfying venture back into 1933. Lewis Stone plays Police Captain Webb: he's responisible for the most difficult missing person cases. Read morePublished on January 2, 2003 by "scotsladdie"