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Million Dollar Racket (1937)

Approved | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 1 October 1937 (USA)
Millionaire Larry Duane (Bruce Bennett billed under his real name of Herman Brix) is posing as his own chauffeur while touring the West and meets Molly Hennessey (Joan Barclay.) They have a... See full summary »

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(as Bob Hill)

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(original story), (screenplay)

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Cast

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Lawrence 'Larry' Duane (as Herman Brix)
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Molly Henessey
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Herbert Marvin
Vane Calvert ...
Mrs. Henessey
Samuel Adams ...
Tim Henessey (as Sam Adams)
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Melton
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Johnny Henessey (as David O'Brien)
Monte Carter ...
Lefty
Frank Wayne ...
Eddie
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Luke
Lynn Arden ...
Nan
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Storyline

Millionaire Larry Duane (Bruce Bennett billed under his real name of Herman Brix) is posing as his own chauffeur while touring the West and meets Molly Hennessey (Joan Barclay.) They have a small romance until it is ended when her father (Sam Adams) strikes oil and moves his family east to satistify his wife's social aspirations. Larry also return east to close his estate for the summer, but stays on, still posing as the chauffeur, when he learns that Molly's family is renting the place. He immediately suspects the phony friends they have gathered to be con men. Whem Mrs. Hennessey (Vane Calvert) plans a social-climbing dinner affair with the intentions of wearing all her new jewelry, Larry makes plans to prevent her being robbed by her unsavory guests. Molly still thinks he is the chauffeur and has fallen in love with him, but Larry does not want to reveal his true status until he is sure she will marry him thinking he is just a chauffeur. He traps the gang after they have stolen the... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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1 October 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

$1,000,000 Racket  »

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This film is one of over 200 titles in the list of independent feature films made available for television presentation by Advance Television Pictures announced in Motion Picture Herald 4 April 1942. At this time, television broadcasting was in its infancy, almost totally curtailed by the advent of World War II, and would not continue to develop until 1945-1946. Because of poor documentation (feature films were often not identified by title in conventional sources) no record has yet been found of its initial television broadcast. See more »

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