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The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1940)

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A wealthy publisher uses a disguise and calls himself the Green Hornet to fight crime in his city.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warren Hull ...
Wade Boteler ...
Anne Nagel ...
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Eddie Acuff ...
Lowery - a Reporter
Pierre Watkin ...
Boss Crogan (as Pierre Watkins)
James Seay ...
Bordine - a Gangster
Arthur Loft ...
Tauer - Chief Gangster
Joe Devlin ...
Joe Dolan - Henchman (as Joe A. Devlin)
William Hall ...
Don DeLuca - Henchman
Dorothy Lovett ...
Frances Grayson / Stella Merja
Jay Michael ...
Foranti - Construction Racketeer [Chs. 14-15]
Charles Miller ...
George K. Otterson [Chs. 3-4]
Jean Brooks ...
Gloria Manning [Chs. 1-2] (as Jeanne Kelly)
Irving Mitchell ...
Breedon [Ch. 14]
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Storyline

Wealthy publisher Britt Reid and his trusted Asian servant disguise themselves as the super-hero The Green Hornet and his faithful servant Kato as they battle the growing power of a ruthless secret crime organization that deals with foreign powers. The identity of the syndicate's leader remains a mystery. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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24 December 1940 (USA)  »

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(15 episodes)

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Flaming Havoc


  • 2. The Plunge of Peril


  • 3. The Avenging Heavens


  • 4. A Night of Terror


  • 5. Shattering Doom


  • 6. The Fatal Flash


  • 7. Death in the Clouds


  • 8. Human Targets


  • 9. The Tragic Crash


  • 10.Blazing Fury


  • 11.Thieves of the Night


  • 12.Crashing Barriers


  • 13.The Flaming Inferno


  • 14.Racketeering Vultures


  • 15.Smashing the Crime Ring


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Goofs

When the unconscious bad guy DeLuca is dragged to the car by other henchmen, his feet drag on the ground. But when the knocked-out crook gets to the car, his feet can be seen stepping up on the running board and into the car. See more »

Quotes

Lowery - a reporter: [Ch. 1 To Axford as he quickly enters the room and they bump] It's a good thing yuh got flat feet, man of action, or I might have bowled you over.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits consist of daggers, bullets, planes and blackjacks. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

The Wearing of the Green
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Anonymous Irish ballad (1798)
Instrumental version played as theme for Axford
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Okay but not great serial.
3 August 2000 | by (Blacksburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Not to be taken at one sitting. Spread out over a week or two it is much easier to get involved. Some good characters, plot that is not too nonsensical. Head bad guy Watkin went on to be Perry White in the Superman serials. Keye Luke affects an oriental accent he didn't have. Comic highlight (unintentional) is Ferronti, the gangster in the last couple of chapters, who is a walking greasy cliche. All in all, fair Universal product. Don't pay more than ten bucks for it, tho...


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