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River Gang (1945)

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Wendy (Gloria Jean), a naive young girl, lives with her kindly Uncle Bill (John Qualen), who has sheltered her from life by instilling a belief in fairy-tales and make-believe. Uncle Bill, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Gloria Jean ...
Wendy
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Uncle Bill
Bill Goodwin ...
Mike
Keefe Brasselle ...
Johnny
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Peg Leg
Gus Schilling ...
Dopey Charlie
Vince Barnett ...
Organ Grinder
Robert Homans ...
Police Captain (as Bob Homans)
Jack Grimes ...
Mende Koenig ...
Butch (as Mendy Koenig)
Rocco Lanzo ...
Fatso
Douglas Croft ...
Slug
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Wendy (Gloria Jean), a naive young girl, lives with her kindly Uncle Bill (John Qualen), who has sheltered her from life by instilling a belief in fairy-tales and make-believe. Uncle Bill, a pawn shop owner buy a violin from shady character, Peg-Leg ('Sheldon Leonard' )qv)). When Johnny (Keefe Brasselle, a neighborhood boy and friend of Wendy, connects the violin with the theft of a Stradivarius from a murdered composer, he is kidnapped by a group of thugs. Peg-Leg is killed by the boss of the crime-ring, a face-disguised mystery man known as Raincoat. He tortures Johnny to make him reveal his knowledge of the gang's activities. Meanwhile, Gloria his discovered the identity of 'Raincoat' and seeks the help of Mike ('Bill Goodwin'), the policeman on the beat. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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21 September 1945 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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