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Dark Alibi (1946) While watching this simplistic little detective flick I marveled on how simplistic and naive we movie goers were back in the day. Later, a brief look at what's currently playing in town proved that things haven't progressed much in the last 70 years. To tell the truth, I've recently watched several Charlie Chan movies but this one features Mantan Moreland almost as much as Sidney Toler. In particular Mr. Moreland is seen several times performing his patented "Interrupted Conversation" comedy routine with sidekick Ben Carter. Plus, I learned what a Kansas City bankroll is and that a lawsuit is something police wear.