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Sea Raiders (1941)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 14 October 1941 (USA)
The Dead End Kids go after a gang known as the Sea Raiders, which is sinking Allied shipping.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Toby Nelson
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Bilge
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Butch
Hal E. Chester ...
Swab (as Hally Chester)
Joe Recht ...
Lug
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Brack Warren
John McGuire ...
Tom Adams
Mary Field ...
Aggie Nelson
Edward Keane ...
Elliott Carlton [Chs. 1-7]
Marcia Ralston ...
Leah Carlton
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Carl Tonjes
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Capt. Olaf Nelson
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Jenkins
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Zeke - Skipper of the 'Mary Lou'
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Storyline

The Sea Raiders, a band of foreign agents, led by Carl Tonjes and Elliott Carlton, blow up a freighter on which Billy Adams and Toby Nelson are stowaways, seeking to avoid Brack Warren, a harbor patrol officer assigned to guard a new type of torpedo boat built by Billy's brother, Tom Adams. Intended targets or not, getting blown up does not set well with Billy and Toby and, together with their gang coupled with the members of the Little Tough Guys, they find the Sea Raiders' island hideout, investigate the seacoast underground arsenal of these saboteurs, get blasted from the air, dragged to their doom, become victims of the storm, entombed in a tunnel and even periled by a panther before they don the uniforms of some captured Sea Raiders and board a yacht that serves as headquarters for the Raiders. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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gang | yacht | victim | uniform | tunnel | See All (97) »

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EACH CHAPTER A CARGO OF DEATH-DEFYING THRILLS!(original posters) See more »

Genres:

Action | Adventure | Crime | War

Certificate:

Approved
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Release Date:

14 October 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los despojadores del mar  »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Chapter Titles:
  • 1. The Raiders Strikes (PCA #6781)


  • 2. Flaming Torture (PCA #6782)


  • 3. The Tragic Crash (PCA #6783)


  • 4. The Raiders Strikes Again (PCA #6784)


  • 5. Flames of Fury (PCA #6785)


  • 6. Blasted From the Air(PCA #6786)


  • 7. Victims of the Storm(PCA #6787)


  • 8. Dragged To Their Doom(PCA #6788)


  • 9. Battling the Sea Beast(PCA #6789)


  • 10.Periled By a Panther(PCA #6790)


  • 11.Entombed in the Tunnel(PCA #6791)


  • 12. Paying the Penalty(PCA #6791)


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Each shot of the "Pelican" shows the same cloud formation. See more »

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Average Universal serial
13 February 2004 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Some good action sequences in this otherwise routine Universal serial. Fans of the "Dead End Kids" will get a kick out of it, especially all the ad-libbing. The Rossini classical music tracks heard periodically are wildly inappropriate.


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