Held for Ransom (1938) Kidnap, Missing Man, Money, Danger

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An early female heroine in Hollywood cinema, Held for Ransom stars the well established film actress Blanche Mehaffey as an FBI agent. The film begins mercilessly with the killing of an informant and never slows down from there! When a wealthy entrepreneur is kidnapped, Mehaffey gets put on the job. While thwarting several attempts on her life, she manages to start putting the pieces together about the major criminal activity involved in the kidnapping. Smartly acted and fast paced, Held for Ransom culminates in a must-see shootout!