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Trapped by G-Men (1937)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 9 September 1937 (USA)
"River of Missing Men" is the story-source title and, briefly, the working title of this film while in production, but it is not an "alternate" title since "Trapped By G-Men" was never ... See full summary »

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G-Man Martin Galloway, Posing as Bill Donovan
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Alice Segar, Posing as Mrs. Donovan
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Fred Drake
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Lefty
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Harry Grady
Arthur Hohl ...
Henchman Blackie
Robert Emmett O'Connor ...
Federal Agent Jim
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Dick Withers
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Nancy Higbee
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Fingers
Frank Darien ...
Dad Higbee
Lucien Prival ...
Franzy
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Agency Chief Conover
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"River of Missing Men" is the story-source title and, briefly, the working title of this film while in production, but it is not an "alternate" title since "Trapped By G-Men" was never shown anywhere under this "supposed and incorrectly-tagged" alternate title. This film, which also served as the plot basis and provided some stock footage for Jack Holt's 1941 Columbia serial, "Holt of the Secret Service" opens with Harry Grady and Fred Drake, the latter suffering from a bullet wound after making a getaway from a bank robbery, discovered hiding out in an auto camp near Tucson. Drake is arrested but Grady escapes. In Washington, D.C., FBI Chief Conover calls in his best operative, Martin Galloway, and assigns him to the case. Galloway assumes the identity of bank robber Bill Donovan, believed to have drowned in a river without disclosing where he had hidden $200,000 in stolen money. Galloway, nee Donovan is "captured" and put in the same infirmary with Drake, planning to escape and let ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A G-Girl Stalks The Last Of The Mobsters...as G-Men Draw Their Guns For The Kill! See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama | Romance

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9 September 1937 (USA)  »

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The River of Missing Men  »

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