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Call a Messenger (1939)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 3 November 1939 (USA)
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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Marge Hogan
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Frances O'Neill
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Ed Hogan
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Chuck Walsh (as Larry Crabbe)
El Brendel ...
'Baldy'
Jimmy Butler ...
Bob Prichard
George Offerman Jr. ...
Big Lip
Hal E. Chester ...
Murph (as Hally Chester)
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Trouble
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Yap
Harris Berger ...
Sailor
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Storyline

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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"SOCK" Troops In The Battle Of The GUTTER! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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3 November 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den skrappe bande  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Hit the Road (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Whene You and I Were Young, Maggie
Played on the harmonica by El Brendel
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