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Call a Messenger (1939)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  3 November 1939 (USA)
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A tough street kid attempts to rob a post office and is caught. In order to avoid reform school, he takes a job as a messenger with the post office. He finds that he likes it, and when his ... See full summary »

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Billy Halop ...
Huntz Hall ...
Robert Armstrong ...
Kirk Graham
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Marge Hogan
Anne Nagel ...
Frances O'Neill
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Ed Hogan
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Chuck Walsh (as Larry Crabbe)
El Brendel ...
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Jimmy Butler ...
Bob Prichard
George Offerman Jr. ...
Big Lip
Hal E. Chester ...
Murph (as Hally Chester)
William 'Billy' Benedict ...
Trouble
David Gorcey ...
Yap
Harris Berger ...
Sailor
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A tough street kid attempts to rob a post office and is caught. In order to avoid reform school, he takes a job as a messenger with the post office. He finds that he likes it, and when his brother is released from prison, attempts to help his brother go straight. However, the two of them get mixed up with a local gangster, who has plans to start robbing post office branches and using the messenger and his brother to do it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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STAY OUTTA DIS TERRITORY, SEE? Only a dirty gutter...but it was their home...and they fought for it like wildcats! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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3 November 1939 (USA)  »

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Den skrappe bande  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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