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1. Casino (1995)

R | 178 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

Writers: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

2. Maverick (1994)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.

Writers: Roy Huggins, William Goldman | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, James Garner, Graham Greene

3. Wanda Nevada (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.5
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Romantic drama following the fortunes of a drifter named Beaudray Demerille (Peter Fonda) who wins a young orphan named Wanda (14 year old Brooke Shields) in a poker game and takes her gold... See full summary »

Writer: Dennis Hackin | Director: Peter Fonda | Stars: Peter Fonda, Brooke Shields, Fiona Lewis, Luke Askew

4. The Man with the Golden Arm (1955)

Approved | 119 min | Drama

7.5
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Strung-out junkie deals with daily demoralizing drug addiction while crippled wife and card sharks continue to pull him down.

Writers: Walter Newman, Lewis Meltzer, Nelson Algren | Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker, Arnold Stang

5. Destry Rides Again (1939)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Western

7.7
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Kent, the unscrupulous boss of Bottleneck has Sheriff Keogh killed when he asks one too many questions about a rigged poker game that gives Kent a stranglehold over the local cattle rangers... See full summary »

Writers: Felix Jackson, Gertrude Purcell, Henry Myers, Max Brand | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, James Stewart, Mischa Auer, Charles Winninger

6. King Lear (1987)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Everything returns to normal after Chernobyl. That is, everything but art. Most of the great works are lost, and it is up to people like William Shakespear Junior the Fifth to restore the ... See full summary »

Writer: William Shakespeare | Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Woody Allen, Freddy Buache, Leos Carax, Julie Delpy

7. The Kentuckian (1955)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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A Kentucky widower bound for 1820's Texas with his young son is thwarted in his efforts by a corrupt constable, a long-standing family feud, and a beautiful indentured servant.

Writers: A.B. Guthrie Jr., Felix Holt | Director: Burt Lancaster | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Diana Lynn, Dianne Foster, John McIntire

8. The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Sci-Fi

7.3
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Project Questor is brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik: he developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he's disappeared and half of his programming tape was erased in the ... See full summary »

Writers: Gene Roddenberry, Gene L. Coon | Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Mike Farrell, John Vernon, Lew Ayres

9. Journey to Shiloh (1968)

101 min | Drama, War, Western

5.7
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At the beginning of the Civil War, seven friends embark on a cross-country journey in order to join the Confederate army.

Writers: Heck Allen, Gene L. Coon | Director: William Hale | Stars: James Caan, Michael Sarrazin, Brenda Scott, Don Stroud

10. Destry (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Western

6.5
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In the old West, a small frontier town is being controlled by ruthless mob boss Decker and his cronies. After the local sheriff dies under mysterious circumstances, Decker arranges to have ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Brand, Felix Jackson, Edmund H. North, D.D. Beauchamp | Director: George Marshall | Stars: Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard, Lyle Bettger, Thomas Mitchell

11. A Man Betrayed (1941)

Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A small-town attorney comes to the city to investigate the murder of a friend and falls in love with the daughter of the crime ring he hopes to expose.

Writers: Isabel Dawn, Jack Moffitt, Tom Kilpatrick | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Wayne, Frances Dee, Edward Ellis, Wallace Ford

12. The Proud Ones (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Western

7.1
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Marshal Cass Silver has to deal with his old nemesis, a corrupt gambler, and his hired guns come to town as well as recurring bouts of blindness.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Joseph Petracca, Verne Athanas | Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

13. Outlaw Women (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Western

5.1
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This rather unusual 50s western is set in a town where men may not enter. The town is controlled by a woman gambler who eventually succumbs to the allure of a handsome and persistent cowboy.

Writer: Orville H. Hampton | Directors: Sam Newfield, Ron Ormond | Stars: Marie Windsor, Richard Rober, Carla Balenda, Jackie Coogan

14. Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976)

86 min | Comedy, Western

7.6
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The "Rattler", head of an outlaw band have been terrorizing the residents of Peaceful Valley with a crimewave of rustling, killing, robbing. The Federal Government has sent for its best 25 ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Patterson | Director: Richard Patterson | Stars: Rex Allen, Gene Autry, Don 'Red' Barry, Robert Blake

15. The Basketball Fix (1951)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.8
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A college basketball star collaborrates with organized crime and becomes involved in 'point shaving.' A sportswriter tries to get him back on the right track.

Writers: Charles K. Peck Jr., Peter R. Brooke | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: John Ireland, Marshall Thompson, Vanessa Brown, William Bishop

16. Born to the Saddle (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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When a young man agrees to race a wonderful quarter horse, a crooked, wife abusing, gambler has plans to sabotage the contest.

Writers: Gordon Ray Young, Adele Buffington | Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leif Erickson, Donald Woods, Rand Brooks, Chuck Courtney

17. Shadows of Death (1945)

Approved | 59 min | Western

6.3
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With the railroad coming to Red Rock, trouble is expected and Billy has been sent ot help his friend Fuzzy who is the town's Sheriff, Judge, and barber. When the man that sent Billy is ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Myton | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Dona Dax, Charles King

18. Kantô mushuku (1963)

92 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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Writers: Taiko Hirabayashi, Yasutarô Yagi | Director: Seijun Suzuki | Stars: Akira Kobayashi, Chieko Matsubara, Daizaburô Hirata, Hiroko Itô

19. Carolina Moon (1940)

Passed | 65 min | Western

6.4
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After the evil Wheeler robs plantation owners of their land, Gene sets out to right the wrong.

Writers: Winston Miller, Connie Lee | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Mary Lee

20. Reno (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Drama

5.9
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Writers: Ellis St. Joseph, John Twist | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Richard Dix, Gail Patrick, Anita Louise, Paul Cavanagh

21. Gambling on the High Seas (1940)

Passed | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Gambling boss Greg Morella runs a crooked ship-- all the gaming tables on his floating casino are rigged. Because the ship operates outside of the three-mile state limit, the authorities ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Martin Mooney | Director: George Amy | Stars: Wayne Morris, Jane Wyman, Gilbert Roland, John Litel

22. Frontier Justice (1935)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.1
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When Brent Halston returns he finds his father in an insane asylum and Wilton about to foreclose on their ranch and bring sheep onto the cattle range. When Wilton kills a rancher, Brent is ... See full summary »

Writers: George B. Rodney, Scott Darling, Homer King Gordon | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Hoot Gibson, Jane Barnes, Richard Cramer, Roger Williams

23. Guns in the Dark (1937)

Approved | 56 min | Western

5.5
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When Johnny and Mendez argue, the lights go out, and in the ensuing gunfight Johnny thinks he killed his friend Dick. Now refusing to wear a gun he crosses the border. But it is not long before he runs into Mendez and more trouble.

Writers: E.B. Mann, Charles F. Royal | Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Claire Rochelle, Syd Saylor, Ted Adams

24. Sunset Trail (1939)

Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Western

7.0
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Disguising himself as a milquetoast Easterner who writes Western novels, Hoppy enrolls in a dude ranch in order to unmask the murderer of the owner's husband.

Writers: Clarence E. Mulford, Norman Houston | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Charlotte Wynters

25. Hostile Country (1950)

59 min | Western

5.6
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The first of a series of six westerns produced by Ron Ormond for Lippert distribution starring two ex-Hopalong Cassidy sidekicks, which means it also is the first one in the series that was... See full summary »

Writers: Ron Ormond, Maurice Tombragel | Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: James Ellison, Russell Hayden, Raymond Hatton, Fuzzy Knight

26. Stagecoach Buckaroo (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Music, Western

5.4
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Saved from a lynching party when Molly Denton (Nell O'Day) and Nina Kincaid (Anne Nagel) bring proof of mistaken identity, roving cowpuncher Steve Hardin (Johnny Mack Brown) is offered a ... See full summary »

Writers: Al Martin, Arthur St. Claire | Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Fuzzy Knight, Nell O'Day, Anne Nagel

27. North from the Lone Star (1941)

Approved | 58 min | Western

6.1
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Kirby is taking over Deadwood and his next victim is Wilson. But Wild Bill arrives just in time to foil Kirby's plan. Kirby makes Bill the town Marshal and Bill arrests Wilson when he ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Bill Elliott, Richard Fiske, Dorothy Fay, Dub Taylor

28. Range Riders (1934)

Approved | 46 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

2.6
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An elderly rancher writes to his son to come home and help him fight against a bandit gang that is trying to take over the ranch.

Writer: L.V. Jefferson | Director: Victor Adamson | Stars: Buddy Roosevelt, Barbara Starr, Lew Meehan, Merrill McCormick

29. West of Pinto Basin (1940)

60 min | Western

5.9
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Three cowboys fight a saloon owner who is trying to grab up all the local land by engineering stagecoach robberies so an irrigation dam can't be built.

Writers: Elmer Clifton, Earle Snell | Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Ray Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Max Terhune, Elmer

30. Canyon Raiders (1951)

54 min | Western

5.5
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Sam Wellman (I. Stanford Jolley), Lou Banks (Riley Hill) and Jack Marlin (Marshall Reed) have stolen horses from ranchers and have them corralled in Baxter Canyon, hoping to sell them at ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Gilgore | Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Whip Wilson, Fuzzy Knight, Jim Bannon, Phyllis Coates

31. Livewire (2007)

PG | 40 min | Short, Drama

8.5
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Three gamblers in search of a fool proof way of beating the bookies. What they come across will Shock you!

Writer: Nicholas Schodtler | Director: Mark Riccardi | Stars: Michael Cavalieri, Dion DeRizzo, Chris Devlin, Larry Guli

32. The Silent Weapon (1961)

28 min | Crime, Short, Drama

6.8
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Scotland Yard detectives investigate homicide and race-fixing at a dog track.

Writer: James Eastwood | Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: Edgar Lustgarten, Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan, Norma Parnell

33. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: A Fistful of Pride (1961)

60 min | Western

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The estranged wife of a washed-up boxer returns to Gloribee to obtain custody of the couple's only child. Needing quick cash for legal fees, the boxer challenges the Frisco Kid, an ... See full summary »

Creator: Frank Gruber | Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Dale Robertson, Jack Ging, William Demarest, Virginia Christine

34. Yancy Derringer (1958–1959)
Episode: A Game of Chance (1959)

26 min | Action, Western, Adventure

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The winner of New Orleans' $100,000 lottery is murdered, but the lottery administrator is convinced he was the target of the gunmen. Yancy plots to force the killer to reveal who hired him ... See full summary »

Creators: Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Kevin Hagen, X Brands, Frances Bergen

35. Black Books (2000–2004)
Episode: A Little Flutter (2004)

24 min | Comedy

7.8
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Bernard becomes addicted to gambling and forces Manny and Fran to compete for one job at the shop in order to finance his bets.

Writers: Dylan Moran, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley | Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig, Keith Allen

36. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: A Matter of Honor (1959)

30 min | Western

8.1
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On his way to build a gambling casino in a boomtown, Bat is confronted by an inept robber - an Austrian nobleman who has been cheated at a crooked saloonkeeper's roulette table who is in love with a dance hall girl.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, Wells Root | Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Gene Barry, Paula Raymond, John Vivyan, Stephen Bekassy

37. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: A Noose Fits Anybody (1958)

30 min | Western

7.5
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While on his way to break his brother out of jail for a crime he did not commit, Ben Thompson saves Bat Masterson's life, but is wounded in the process. Bat agrees to undertake the hazardous mission of saving Ben's brother from the noose.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, John Elliotte | Director: Eddie Davis | Stars: Gene Barry, Murvyn Vye, William Henry, Gary Vinson

38. The Texan (1958–1960)
Episode: A Race for Life (1959)

26 min | Western

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A crooked gambler with a Kentucky-born thoroughbred prods a drunken rancher into betting his entire spread and all the money he has in the bank on a horse race. The gambler tries to ... See full summary »

Writer: Barney Slater | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Bart Braverman, Frank Ferguson, Ralph Moody

39. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: According to Hoyle (1957)

60 min | Comedy, Western

8.2
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A Southern belle targets Bret and cleans him out at poker. Bret gets staked to switch to a different paddle-wheeler, so she'll follow, and plenty spectators will too. Different riverboat, ... See full summary »

Writers: Russell S. Hughes, Horace McCoy | Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: James Garner, Diane Brewster, Leo Gordon, Jay Novello

40. Mike Hammer (1958–1959)
Episode: Aces and Eights (1959)

26 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Hammer is providing security for a jewelry store and catches a woman stealing a piece. Her husband is a gambler deeply in debt and Hammer takes pity and decides to help her. Hammer poses as... See full summary »

Writers: Mickey Spillane, Frank Kane | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Darren McGavin, June Dayton, Madlyn Rhue, Bern Hoffman

41. Batman: The Animated Series (1992–1995)
Episode: Almost Got 'im (1992)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.3
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In a bar, a collection of Batman's enemies chat about their failed attempts to kill him.

Writers: Bob Kane, Jean MacCurdy, Tom Ruegger, Bruce W. Timm, Eric Radomski, Paul Dini | Director: Eric Radomski | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Arleen Sorkin, Richard Moll

42. Destry (1964– )
Episode: Big Deal at Little River (1964)

60 min | Western

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Destry agrees to help a pretty teacher raise funds to build a school for need Cherokee Indian children. The schoolmarm's plan is to utilize her foolproof mathematical formula to win at ... See full summary »

Writers: Clair Huffaker, Max Brand | Director: Earl Bellamy | Stars: John Gavin, Katherine Crawford, Frank Albertson, Stuart Randall

43. Man Against Crime (1949– )
Episode: Black Leg-White Tie (1953)

Action, Drama, Crime

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Wealthy New Yorkers are being ripped off by a "charity" gambling operation.

Creator: Lawrence M. Klee | Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Donald Buka, Philip Bourneuf, Edith King

44. Grand Jury (1959– )
Episode: Boxing Scandal (1960)

30 min | Drama

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The grand jury probes the murder of a young boxer with underworld ties.

Stars: Lyle Bettger, Harold J. Stone, Douglass Dumbrille, Edgar Stehli

45. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: Brand of Honesty (1961)

30 min | Western

7.2
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Three ex-convicts trying to go straight are accused of a series of hold-ups and bank robberies by Silver City's citizens. When Clay McCord refuses to arrest the three men solely based on ... See full summary »

Creators: Roland Kibbee, Norman Lear | Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan, Elisha Cook Jr.

46. Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (1955– )
Episode: Camel Race (1955)

30 min | Adventure

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Fuzzy is convinced that he has the fastest animal in the upcoming camel race and convinces his fellow Legionnaires to bet all their money on him. What he doesn't know, however, is that the race is rigged--and not in his favor.

Writers: Jack Andrews, John O'Dea | Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Fuzzy Knight, Cullen Crabbe, Roger Hanin

47. Misfits of Science (1985–1986)
Episode: Center of Attention (1986)

47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The Misfits are pulled into the world of gambling once more when they uncover a plot by the manager of a basketball team to bet on his team to lose. This happens as his players purposely throw games.

Creator: James D. Parriott | Director: Burt Brinckerhoff | Stars: Dean Paul Martin, Kevin Peter Hall, Mark Thomas Miller, Courteney Cox

48. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Cheyenne Club (1958)

30 min | Western

7.2
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Bat is hired by John Conant to discover if his daughter's fiancée cheats at cards. Bat discovers the crooked card sharp is really a powerful cattle baron who plans to kill Bat before he can tell anyone else.

Writers: Richard O'Connor, D.D. Beauchamp | Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Gene Barry, Karl Swenson, Dean Harens, William Tannen

49. Mr. Lucky (1959–1960)
Episode: Cold Deck (1960)

25 min | Drama, Adventure

7.7
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Mr. Lucky and Andamo are visited by an old friend who needs their help.He is now the manager of a posh country club with a problem;a recently suicidal club member is only one of many who ... See full summary »

Creator: Blake Edwards | Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Vivyan, Ross Martin, Tom Brown, Peter Leeds

50. The Deputy (1959–1961)
Episode: Dark Reward (1960)

30 min | Western

7.4
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Arizona's bankers have banded together to offer rewards for dead bank robbers. An enterprising criminal gang determines to take them up on their offer by organizing a fake bank robbery and ... See full summary »

Creators: Roland Kibbee, Norman Lear | Directors: Louis King, Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Wallace Ford, Jean Willes