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Nation Aflame (1937)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  16 October 1937 (USA)
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Believing they can make a ton of money, a gang of opportunists uses the country's racial and ethnic tensions to start a Ku Klux Klan-type organization.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noel Madison ...
Norma Trelvar ...
Wynne Adams
Mona Franklin Burtis
Douglas Walton ...
Tommy Franklin
Harry Holman ...
Roland Adams
Arthur Singley ...
District Attorney Robert Sherman
Edgar Wolfe (as Snub Pollard)
Earle Hodgins ...
Wilson (as Earl Hodgins)
Si Wills ...
Roger Williams ...
David Burtis
Allan Cavan ...
Harry Warren (as Alan Cavan)
Dorothy Kildaire ...
Toots Burtis
Elaine Deane ...
Lee Phelps ...
C. Montague Shaw ...
President of the United States


Frank Sandino (Noel Madison), a suave, smooth confidence man, and his henchies are about to be run out of town on a fake real estate scheme, but his oratory skills soon has the town rubes in a buying frenzy. Sandino and Roland Adams (Harry Holman), portly and trusty-looking front man for Sandino, form an Avenging Angels league to rid America of foreigners, and plan to make a fortune selling robes to the members. Sandino decides to adopt the name of Sands for this escapade. They return to a town in which Adams was once the mayor, and find that Adams' daughter, Wynne (Norma Trelvar), is busy entertaining a host of friends at a party she is giving for her fiancee District Attorney Bob Sherman (Arthur Singley.) Once installed in the town, with the aid of the trusted Adams, Sands soon has gathered a flock of potential members for the Avenging Angels. He initiates them by forcing them to kneel while he holds a revolver at their head and forces them to take the oath that carries death as the... Written by Les Adams <>

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