MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,750 this week

Junior G-Men (1940)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  1 October 1940 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 55 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 3 critic

A gang of street kids work with the FBI in their attempt to find and rescue their leader's father, a scientist who has been kidnapped by a terrorist group.

Directors:

,

Writers:

(original screenplay), (original screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Hal E Chester obituary
| The Guardian - Film News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 17 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 31 titles
created 08 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 3419 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 92 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Junior G-Men" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Junior G-Men (1940)

Junior G-Men (1940) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Junior G-Men.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sea Raiders (1941)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The Dead End Kids go after a gang known as the Sea Raiders, which is sinking Allied shipping.

Directors: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins
Stars: Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

New York City street principles get an East Side Kid in trouble at a Civilian Conservation Corps camp.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Kenneth Howell
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

While a cop steers a kid street-fighter away from being a public nuisance, a petty hoodlum leads a studious kid into a life of crime.

Director: Wallace Fox
Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis
Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A priest tries to stop a gangster from corrupting a group of street kids.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A paroled convict's efforts to improve conditions at a boys' reform school alarm the school's corrupt warden, who has been embezzling funds from the institution. He hatches a plan to derail... See full summary »

Directors: Ewald André Dupont, Lewis Seiler
Stars: The 'Dead End' Kids, Margaret Lindsay, Ronald Reagan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Billy Halop ...
Billy Barton
Huntz Hall ...
Gyp
Gabriel Dell ...
Terry
Bernard Punsly ...
Lug
Ken Lundy ...
Buck
Kenneth Howell ...
Harry Trent
Roger Daniels ...
Midge (as Roger Daniel)
Phillip Terry ...
Jim Bradford
Russell Hicks ...
Col. Robert Barton
Cy Kendall ...
Brand
Ben Taggart ...
Capt. Severn
Victor Zimmerman ...
Al Corey, a thug
Edgar Edwards ...
Henchman Evans
...
Florence Halop ...
Mary
Edit

Storyline

A gang of street kids work with the FBI in their attempt to find and rescue their leader's father, a scientist who has been kidnapped by a terrorist group.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

little tough guys | serial | See All (2) »

Taglines:

A THGOUSAND THRILLS IN THEIR FIRST EXCITING SERIAL!...The gangs merge forces...on a hair-raising spy hunt! See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 October 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agentes secretos juveniles  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. Enemies Within


  • 2. The Blast of Doom


  • 3. Human Dynamite


  • 4. Blazing Danger


  • 5. Trapped By Traitors


  • 6. Traitors' Treachery


  • 7. Flaming Death


  • 8. Hurled Through Space


  • 9. The Plunge of Peril


  • 10.The Toll of Treason


  • 11.Descending Doom


  • 12.The Power of Patriotism


See more »

Connections

Followed by Junior G-Men of the Air (1942) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dead End Kids vs. Flaming Torches
30 January 2005 | by (Flushing, NY) – See all my reviews

A group calling themselves the Flaming Torches is planning an upheaval of the current US government by sabotaging key defensive positions and making pacts with sinister foreign governments. The G-Men are after all members of this group and organize the Junior G-Men so they can assist them in small ways. A street gang, led by Billy Barton, is also after the Torches since the group has abducted Billy's father who has perfected a revolutionary new type of explosive. The Junior G-Men and Billy's gang work together, despite their obvious different methods, along with the G-Men to bring the Torches to justice. Nice serial with the fifth columnist element makes this serial stand a bit higher than expected. If you're expecting the humorous escapades seen by the East Side Kids in the Monogram series, you might be miffed that there are only a few humorous moments here. The cliffhangers are really weak and predictable and much of the story seems to be repeating itself a lot. The story and pacing still manages to keep viewer interest though. Rating, 6.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Junior G-Men (1940) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?