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Trapped by G-Men (1937)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 September 1937 (USA)
"River of Missing Men" is the story-source title and, briefly, the working title of this film while in production, but it is not an "alternate" title since "Trapped By G-Men" was never ... See full summary »

Director:

Lewis D. Collins

Writers:

Bernard McConville (story "The River of Missing Men"), Tom Kilpatrick (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Holt ... G-Man Martin Galloway, Posing as Bill Donovan
Wynne Gibson ... Alice Segar, Posing as Mrs. Donovan
C. Henry Gordon ... Kilgour
Jack La Rue ... Fred Drake
Edward Brophy ... Lefty
William Pawley ... Harry Grady
Arthur Hohl ... Henchman Blackie
Robert Emmett O'Connor ... Federal Agent Jim
William Bakewell ... Dick Withers
Eleanor Stewart ... Nancy Higbee
Charles Lane ... Fingers
Frank Darien Frank Darien ... Dad Higbee
Lucien Prival ... Franzy
Richard Tucker ... Agency Chief Conover
George Cleveland ... Miner
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Storyline

"River of Missing Men" is the story-source title and, briefly, the working title of this film while in production, but it is not an "alternate" title since "Trapped By G-Men" was never shown anywhere under this "supposed and incorrectly-tagged" alternate title. This film, which also served as the plot basis and provided some stock footage for Jack Holt's 1941 Columbia serial, "Holt of the Secret Service" opens with Harry Grady and Fred Drake, the latter suffering from a bullet wound after making a getaway from a bank robbery, discovered hiding out in an auto camp near Tucson. Drake is arrested but Grady escapes. In Washington, D.C., FBI Chief Conover calls in his best operative, Martin Galloway, and assigns him to the case. Galloway assumes the identity of bank robber Bill Donovan, believed to have drowned in a river without disclosing where he had hidden $200,000 in stolen money. Galloway, nee Donovan is "captured" and put in the same infirmary with Drake, planning to escape and let ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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siege | river | hideout | robbery | plot | See All (49) »

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RUBBING OUT THE LAST OF THE MOBSTERS! See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The River of Missing Men See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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