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The Gang's All Here (1941)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 11 June 1941 (USA)
Two friends take jobs as truck drivers, unaware that the trucking company is being targeted by a gang of saboteurs who will stop at nothing, including murder, to stop them.

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Marcia Mae Jones ...
Patsy Wallace
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Chick Daly
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George Lee
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Jefferson 'Jeff' Smith
Robert Homans ...
Pop Wallace
Irving Mitchell ...
R. A. Saunders
Ed Cassidy ...
Jack Norton
Pat Gleason ...
Henchman Marty
Jack Kenney ...
Henchman Dink
Jack Ingram ...
Matt
Laurence Criner ...
Ham Shanks
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Frankie O'Malley and Jefferson Smith are broke and looking for work. In the help-wanted section of the newspaper they see employment offered at the Overland Transport Company, a hauling firm owned by "Pop" Wallace. Unaware that a trucking war is going on and that Wallace's trucks are being wrecked and his men killed, Frankie and Jefferson apply for work and are hired by "Chick" Daly , mechanic at the garage, and by Patsy Wallace, the daughter of "Pop" Wallace. On their first haul---Frankie is the driver and Jefferson is the helper---they have a run-in with the hi-jackers, but escape after a race between the two five-ton trucks. But they aren't as lucky on their second trip as their truck is run off the road and the hi-jackers take them prisoner. Frankie recognizes the assailants as drivers for a rival trucking firm. Meanwhile, George Lee, Chinese undercover agent for the insurance company that is covering Wallace's claims, has learned that Wallace is working with Ray Saunders, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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This film was first telecast in New York City Sunday 26 September 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Tuesday 24 May 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

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Very funny Mantan Moreland, Keye Luke, Frankie Darro
17 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I like this movie with Frankie Darro, Mantan Moreland and Keye Luke. It was funny and interesting. Mantan Moreland is so funny in all the movies he makes, he has those big eyes that pop out at you when he is scared. Keye Luke also played a part with humor.

The story is about trucks that get hijacked and who benefits from the stolen and damaged trucks and the products inside.

I like Frankie Darro but I thought he played a very bossy part and acted like a bully at times with Jeff (Mantan Moreland) his friend. Darro is a little bit of a man who thinks he is a pitbull.

One of the things I did not like was that Jeff (Mantan Moreland)called Darro "Mr Frankie" in the movie. Moreland is black and is never called "Mr Jeff" in the movie.Mantan had to address Darro like he worked for him or that Frankie Darro was his boss. In the beginning neither of them had a job, they were just friends so this highhanded way to address his white friend was improper. The end of the movie had a lot of action.


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