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Gentleman Joe Palooka (1946)

Approved  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  5 October 1946 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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(comic strip), (original screenplay) (as Cyril Endfield) , 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leon Errol ...
Joe Kirkwood Jr. ...
Guy Kibbee ...
Elyse Knox ...
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Harry Mitchell
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Sen. McCarden
Stanley Prager ...
Rapadsky
Warren Hymer ...
Louie - Sparring Partner
Richard Lane ...
Phillips
Cliff Nazarro ...
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Fritz Feld ...
Club Steward
Sarah Padden ...
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Chairman
Freddie Steele ...
Prizefighter Freddie Steele
Tom 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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