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Franklin. Franklin was created by the Australian author John Wallace (Conrad Franks) and appeared in Millionaire Gangster (1937) and Millionaire Gangster Again (1942).

Franklin is a Melbourne gangster and gang leader who successfully holds up the Sydney Express and after much effort gets away with millions in government gold. Unfortunately, in the sequel the plane carrying Franklin away from Australia crashes in the sea off Newcastle (Australia) and Franklin is forced to go on the run, still pursued by Chief Inspector Detective Foote of Sydney. At the end Foote and Detective Sergeant Fuller, Conrad Franks’ assistant, catch Franklin.

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