Top Sergeant (1942)

An army sergeant recognises a young recruit as the man responsible for his brother's death, while attempting a robbery.



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Complete credited cast:
Frenchy Devereaux
Andy Jarrett
Sgt. Dick 'Rusty' Manson
Helen Gray
Al Bennett
Col. Gray
Tony Gribaldi
Pvt. Jack Manson
Roy (as Roy Harris)
Emmett Vogan ...
Military prosecutor


An Army jeep is forced off the road by fleeing bandits. Sergeant Dick Manson (Don Terry), his kid brother Jack (Gene Garrick), and Corporals Frenchy Devereaux (Leo Carrillo) and Andy Jarrett (Andy Devine) follow and are joined by a posse of deputy sheriffs. Three of the robbers are killed in a shoot-out, but one of them, Al Bennett (Don Porter), escapes after wounding Jack, who dies. Bennett figures a perfect hideout would be in the Army, and becomes one of the recruits assigned to Manson. He gets into trouble because of his attitude, and particularly with Manson when he gets the Colonel's daughter, Helen (Elyse Knox), into covering up his A.W.O.L. G-Men reveal that some of the bank money has been passed at a local jewellery store. When Manson learns that Bennett has given Helen a gift trinket, he jumps at the clue, and drives her down to question the jeweler. They find him murdered. At the Army war games, Bennett blows up a bridge and several men are killed, and he diverts the blame ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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12 June 1942 (USA)  »

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