It opens in 1926 when three bank robbers, Theodore Kedrich, Jan Imarski, and Petra Lonelli, stage a daring daylight bank robbery and get away with a million dollars in cash. They are soon ... See full summary »

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Dude
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Adele
Bradley Page ...
Solo
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Kip Andrews
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Uncle Ted Kedrich
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Matty Fain ...
Turk
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Peter James
Monte Vandergrift ...
Moxey
Lew Kelly ...
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It opens in 1926 when three bank robbers, Theodore Kedrich, Jan Imarski, and Petra Lonelli, stage a daring daylight bank robbery and get away with a million dollars in cash. They are soon apprehended and sent to prison for ten years but the money is not recovered. Flash forward to 1936 when all three men have been released from prison and are about to be deported back to where they came from via the Deportation department at Ellis Island. They arrive by the ferry boat and already on hand to bid them adieu, and possibly learn where they stashed the missing money, is gang leader Dude and his three henchmen, Nails, Moxie and Bugs, and also Kendrich's niece Betty Parker there to bid old Uncle Ted a fond goodbye. Also on Ellis Island is a crook called Solo, who has an upper hand as he has stolen the credentials of a Treasury Agent named Peter James and has access to the prisoners, and has cut a deal with Kendrichs to get him off of Ellis Island. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The earliest documented telecast of this film occurred in New York City Friday 17 May 1946 on DuMont Television Network's WABD (Channel 5). In Los Angeles, television viewers got their first look at it Sunday 20 March 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2). See more »

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In 1926, the gangsters drive by a storefront advertising American Airlines, which would not exist by that name until 1934. See more »

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a mess
20 January 2008 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Romantic comedy mystery mess where the guy who plays Mr Hood, you know Darla's father in the Little Rascals shorts, is a guard on Ellis Island. Romantic entanglements mix with the attempt of gangsters to free one of their number and get stolen money hidden on the island.

At least I think thats what it was about since it isn't very good and more annoying than interesting. Actually it doesn't make a great deal of sense and I found myself not caring almost immediately. I shut the film off after 20 minutes much of which involved scanning the DVD to get to the next interesting bit.

3 out of 10. Only for those desperate at 3am for something to watch thats not an infomercial


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