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Daredevils of the Red Circle (1939)

 -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  10 June 1939 (USA)
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Using a diabolical disguise, Harry Crowel embarks on a vengeful career of destruction...opposed by three heroic daredevils.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Quigley ...
Gene Townley
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Tiny Dawson (as Herman Brix)
David Sharpe ...
Bert Knowles
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Blanche Granville
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Horace Granville
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39013--Harry Crowel
C. Montague Shaw ...
Dr. Malcolm
Ben Taggart ...
Dixon
William Pagan ...
Police Chief Landon [Ch. 1]
Corbet Morris ...
Klein [Ch. 5]
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Stanley, Secretary [Chs. 1-3, 11]
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ...
Snowflake (as Snowflake)
George Chesebro ...
Sheffield [Chs. 1, 11]
Ray Miller ...
Jeff
Robert Winkler ...
Sammy Townley [Chs. 1, 11]
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Storyline

Diabolical mastermind Harry Crowel, a.k.a. Prisoner 39013, escapes and, with a seemingly endless supply of henchmen, sets out to destroy all holdings of industrialist Horace Granville, who put him in prison. One target is an amusement park, home of the three Daredevils of the Red Circle, who perform death-defying stunts. Aghast at innocent lives lost, our three heroes swear to capture No. 39013. It'll be harder than they suspect; the villain is holding the real Granville captive, and with a near-perfect disguise, has taken his place! Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Release Date:

10 June 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der gelbe Kreis  »

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Budget:

$126,118 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles: 1: The Monstrous Plot; 2: The Mysterious Friend; 3: The Executioner; 4: Sabotage; 5: The Ray of death; 6: 30 Seconds to Live; 7: The Flooded Mine; 8: S.O.S.; 9: Ladder of Peril; 10: The Infernal Machine; 11: The Red Circle Speaks; 12: Flight to Doom See more »

Goofs

In chapter four when the Daredevils rush out of the room they upset Snowflake knocking loose the dinner tray, when it crashed to the floor no food or drink is visible. See more »

Quotes

Horace Granville: You're mad!
No. 39013, Harry Crowel: I spent 15 years in a cell like that. That's enough to make anyone, if not mad, then very annoyed.
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Crazy Credits

The titular trio have a pet dog named Tuffie. His is the 16th name in the cast list. See more »

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Edited into King of the Carnival (1955) See more »

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Fantastic 1939 Movie Serial
8 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the Year 1939 you would have to visit the movie theater for about twelve weeks in a row in order to find out the complete ending to this film. This film involves three Circus Stuntmen who are acrobats and one of their brothers is killed which is caused by #39013, Harry Crowel in revenge for Horace Granville sending him to jail who was his former partner in his business. Carole Landis, (Blanche Granville)"I Wake Up Screaming" is the daughter to Horace Granville and finds out about a wicked scheme that #39013 has planned against her farther and if she tells her father will die. There is plenty of action, secret doors, secret panels and plenty of bombs being set off, with water rushing through tunnels and more and more. Great Classic film from 1939, this one you will really enjoy.


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