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Bullet Scars (1942)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 7 March 1942 (USA)
Dr. Steven Bishop is taken to the hideout of Frank Dillon and his gang to treat the wounded Joe Madison. Joe's nurse sister Nora Madison is also taken. Dillon tells Bishop that if Joe dies,... See full summary »

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Adele Longmire ...
Howard Da Silva ...
Frank Dillon
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Pills Davis
John Ridgely ...
Hank O'Connor
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Mike
Tod Andrews ...
Joe Madison (as Michael Ames)
Hobart Bosworth ...
Dr. Sidney Carter
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Jake
Walter Brooke ...
Trooper Walter Leary
Creighton Hale ...
Jess, the Druggist
Hank Mann ...
Gilly
Sol Gorss ...
Dude
Don Turner ...
Mitch
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Dr. Steven Bishop is taken to the hideout of Frank Dillon and his gang to treat the wounded Joe Madison. Joe's nurse sister Nora Madison is also taken. Dillon tells Bishop that if Joe dies, he will be killed, but Bishop knows he will be either way. Joe dies, but Nora and Steve conceal it from Dillon and send a plea for help in a prescription that Bishop writes. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Death To The Last Of Gangdom's KILLERS!

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Crime | Drama

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7 March 1942 (USA)  »

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Cicatrices indelebles  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Edited from Dr. Socrates (1935) See more »

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Someone's Rocking My Dreamboat
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Written by Leon René, Otis René and Emerson Scott
Played on the car radio when the gang first heads up to Silver Lake Lodge
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B-Movie Master Lederman and Another Violent Finale
27 September 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ultra-Short but Long on Entertainment, this is Another Quickie from Director Lederman that Delivers a Sombre, Violent Story with a Shootout at the End that is just Bullet Crazy and Anticipated a Style that would Not Become Prevalent Until the Late Sixties and Continue to this Day.

Howard Da Silva is a Gangster that is a Psycho, but Loves His Bullet Scarred Pal that is On Life Support, Kept Alive by County Doctor Regis Toomey. Except for a Bit of Comedy Relief from a Pill Popping Goon, this is a Downbeat and Edgy B-Movie that is Exceptional.

The Climax is a Frenzied Free for All that Ends in a Blaze of Glory. Chalk Another One Up for the Prolific Director that Made Close to 300 Movies from the Early Days of Hollywood Silents and Ended with a Stint in TV. An Unknown Talent that Seemed to have an Unlimited Supply of Energy. The Same could be Said about Most of His Movies.


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