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Criminals of the Air (1937)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Romance | 30 April 1937 (USA)
Undercover agent Mark Owens is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a ... See full summary »

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(as C.C. Coleman Jr.)

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(story), (screenplay)
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Nancy Rawlings
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Mark Owens
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Rita Owens
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Ray Patterson
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'Blast' Reardon
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Maimie
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Captain Wallace
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Williamson
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'Camera-Eye' Condon
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Kurt Feldon
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Bill Morris
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'Trigger'
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Undercover agent Mark Owens is sent to aid the Border Patrol in the trans-border town of Hernandez in breaking up a well-organized band of smugglers. Since the town is also noted for a place for obtaining quick marriages on the Mexico side, Mark obtains the job of pilot on "The Honeymoon Express." He does not realize that he has been recognized as a G-Man by "Hot Cake" Joe, operator of a sandwich stand and an informant for the smugglers. Reporter Nancy Rawlings, assigned to the airport on the American side of the border, sees Mike running the matrimonial express in his flamboyant uniform, and thinks he is ridiculous enough to make a good story. Her suspicions are aroused when he refuses to be photographed. She is further convinced he is a smuggler when she sees him accepting money from Kurt Feldon, suspected head of the smugglers. Feldon has accepted Mike as a genuine pilot for wedding parties and is paying him to steer customers to his café. Learning the truth from Joe, Feldon orders... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Action | Drama | Romance

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Guardians of the Air  »

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From "Weekly Variety": "Rita Hayworth, charming and voluptuous brunette, dances and plays up to Charles Quigley from the lower side of the border. She does one Spanish terp number, which shows her off well, even if it's nothing fancy. Gets liberal footage on it, and she seems to have possibilities for straight talking roles." See more »


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Rumbarita
Written by Ben Oakland
Danced by Rita Hayworth
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