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Police Bullets (1942)

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A gangster running a protection racket gets information that he's about to be prosecuted on income-tax-evasion charges. He hires a man with a photographic memory to memorize his books, then... See full summary »

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John Archer ...
Prof. J. Thomas Quincy
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Johnny Reilly
Warren Hymer ...
Gabby Walsh, thug
Tristram Coffin ...
Slater, the mouthpiece
Fern Emmett ...
Mrs. Bowser, landlady
Ann Evers ...
Milly
Charles Jordan ...
Duke Talbot
Pat Gleason ...
Louie Pozowicz, thug
Gene O'Donnell ...
Monk, Duke's tall thug
Charlie Hall ...
Rabbit, Duke's short thug
Billy Griffith ...
Prof. Dinwiddie
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A gangster running a protection racket gets information that he's about to be prosecuted on income-tax-evasion charges. He hires a man with a photographic memory to memorize his books, then destroys them all so the police won't have any evidence to link him to the racket. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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PROTECTION RACKET BAFFLES POLICE! (original print media ad - all caps) See more »

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Crime | Drama

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25 September 1942 (USA)  »

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Adequate and amusing little crime flick.

I am surprised that this little crime film has not been commented yet. Directed by the B film maker Jean Yarbrough, it is not a masterpiece, but remains Worth watching for a feature of this kind. A few accents of comedy, but not at a scale where it affects the whole tale, a gangster film, after all, about racketeers. The topic has already been told above, so I won't repeat it. A rather unusual story, if you compare to another movies from this era. And the running time is not too long, only 62 minutes. The quality is quite good, from a TCM taping off. Thousands others of this kind remain to be seen, maybe lost somewhere. Let's cross our fingers.


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