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King of the Lumberjacks (1940)

Passed  -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  13 April 1940 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
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James 'Jim' 'Slim' Abbott
Gloria Dickson ...
Tina Martin Deribault
Stanley Fields ...
Dominic Deribault
Joe Sawyer ...
Jigger, a Lumberjack
Victor Kilian ...
Joe (Saloon Owner)
Earl Dwire ...
Dr. Vance
Herbert Heywood ...
Laramie, Train Engineer (as Herbert Haywood)
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Mr. Gregg, Parole Officer
John Sheehan ...
Bartender
Pat West ...
Second Waiter
Nat Carr ...
'Shorty', First Waiter
Jack Mower ...
'Red', Truck Driver
John 'Skins' Miller ...
'Cooky', the Camp Cook
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Jack Wise's character is shown drinking beer at the party with the boys. The camera cuts to the dance floor and he is dancing. It cuts back to the boys drinking and he is still there. See more »

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Edited from The Valley of the Giants (1927) See more »

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It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight
(1908)
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Lyrics by Harry Williams
Played on an accordian and sung by the lumberjacks on the way to work
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Land Shark
23 May 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Warner's TIGER SHARK plot -- usually with Edward G. Robinson in the lead and a top director like Howard Hawks or Raoul Walsh directing -- gets the B treatment among lumberjacks . Stanley Field, of course, doesn't have the range of Robinson, but John Payne is fine in an early outing as the juvenile lead, and Gloria Dickson is absolutely terrific. She never got out of the Bs, and was working for Columbia when she died in a fire at her home four years later, alas.

This feature is one of the very short, one-hour second features that Warner Brothers produced under Briney Foy in the pre-war period. Overall, it's a good, workmanlike piece.


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