In the second film of Monogram's Joe Palooka series, Joe is 'used', by two state senators scheming to obtain oil-rich lands, in a publicity campaign to get the land transferred to the state... See full summary »

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Harry Mitchell
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Rapadsky
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Richard Lane ...
Phillips
Cliff Nazarro ...
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Louis Jean Heydt ...
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Freddie Steele ...
Freddie Steele
Tom Harmon ...
Tommy Harmon (as Tommy Harmon)
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In the second film of Monogram's Joe Palooka series, Joe is 'used', by two state senators scheming to obtain oil-rich lands, in a publicity campaign to get the land transferred to the state, supposedly for a park. When Joe learns that he has been used as a dupe he becomes disillusioned, and leaves the prize=fighting profession. But, his manager, sparring partners and fiancée manage to expose the land-grab scheme, clear Joe's name, and discredit the crooked politicians. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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5 October 1946 (USA)  »

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Campeón dinamita  »

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