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Show Them No Mercy! (1935)

The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out ... See full summary »

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The title refers to the government's plan at the time for putting an end to a lucrative racket, kidnapping. When Hudson and Norris enter a country house to get out of the rain it turns out to be a kidnapper hideout. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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6 December 1935 (USA)  »

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Guerra Sem Quartel  »

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Re-released in 1949 on a double feature program with Johnny Apollo (1940). See more »

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Remade as Rawhide (1951) See more »

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Oh, You Nasty Man
Music by Ray Henderson
Lyrics by Jack Yellen and Irving Caesar
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Interesting Twists To This Kidnapping Story
5 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty decent kidnapping story with a unique, totally unexpected ending. It's also unusual in that almost all of the story takes place AFTER the ransom has been paid and the kidnap victim has been safely returned.

It also has a twist of nice couple being inadvertently involved in the crime. The crooks in here are entertaining to watch, particularly the leader "Tobey," played well by Caesar Romero. Some of Romero's sidekicks are stupid but just makes them interesting to watch. One guy, however, is a little bit too nasty. (This gang is not the most brilliant but their stupidity makes the film more fun.)


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