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Radar Secret Service (1950)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  28 January 1950 (USA)
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G-men track stolen Uranium-238 shipment using new radar technology; they also recruit the girlfriend of a gang member as an informant. Radar helps, but it takes an undercover blonde to ... See full summary »

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Bill Travis
Adele Jergens ...
Lila
Tom Neal ...
Mickey Moran
Myrna Dell ...
Marge
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Pill Box
Ralph Byrd ...
Static
Robert Kent ...
Henchman Benson
Pierre Watkin ...
Mr. Hamilton (as Pierre Watkins)
Tristram Coffin ...
Michael
Riley Hill ...
Henchman Blackie
Robert Carson ...
Tom - Radar Operator
Kenne Duncan ...
Michael's Henchman
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G-men track stolen Uranium-238 shipment using new radar technology; they also recruit the girlfriend of a gang member as an informant. Radar helps, but it takes an undercover blonde to really get the goods on criminal masterminds. Written by Mike Rogers <MICHAEL_PEM@aol.com>

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G-Men . . . T-Men . . . and now . . . R-Men!


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28 January 1950 (USA)  »

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Radar-Geheimpolizei  »

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The character of Static remarks about radar's 'use' of a two-way radio and that "Dick Tracy used it before it was invented." Static is played by Ralph Byrd, who was the first to portray Dick Tracy on screen in 1937. See more »

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U-238 is radioactive, not "radioactivated". See more »

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The Banality of Banality
29 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My rating would be zero as a movie, but ten as an MST3K show. It's so dull that your attention wanders, and you can sort of get the plot after you watch the bots go after it a couple of times. These movies do have have a certain fascination, and I'd like to know more about the bland, bland cinematic world of Robert Lippert. The lives of people who went to Lippert films must have tasted like stale wheat. You can't help but wonder if the relationship of Blackie and his gal had a least some spark. While the damned "Pillbox" (Melton, dear God, it's Melton) is in a hell of his own partaking. Note the cameo of Ed Wood actor at the end. I could look up his name, but, ah... it's just too boring.


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