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The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand (1936)

Doctor Paul Gironda announces he has discovered a formula for the manufacture of synthetic gold. The International Research Foundation agrees to financially help him develop his formula. ... See full summary »

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Craig Kennedy (archive footage)
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Walter Jameson (archive footage)
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Verna Gironda (archive footage)
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Mrs. Paul Gironda (archive footage)
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Shirley McMillan (archive footage)
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Insp. Gordon Gaunt (archive footage)
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Prof. Paul Gironda (archive footage)
Robert Walker ...
Joe Mitchell (archive footage)
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Frank Hobart (archive footage) (as Charles Locher)
Gaston Glass ...
Dr. Louis Bouchard (archive footage)
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Dr. Denton (archive footage)
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Nicky, (archive footage)
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Montgomery (archive footage)
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Blackie Humphries / Hamik (archive footage) (as Gordon S. Griffith)
Frank Leigh ...
Wickham - the Gironda Butler (archive footage)
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Doctor Paul Gironda announces he has discovered a formula for the manufacture of synthetic gold. The International Research Foundation agrees to financially help him develop his formula. Just before the Board of Directors arrive at Gironda's laboratory to witness his achievement, he is heard screaming, and mysteriously disappears before help arrives. Newspaper reporter Walter Jameson, who is engaged to Gironda's daughter Verna, calls in investigator Craig Kennedy. Kennedy and Jameson face many perils and cliffhangers. When Gironda's kidnappers use television to show Gironda is still alive, the unseen "Clutching Hand" orders Kennedy to quit the case. The latter finally finds Gironda a prisoner aboard the freight ship, "The Nellie B",and rescues him. He instructs Jameson to return Gironda to his home, but Jameson's car is overtaken by agents of "The Clutching Hand" and the doctor is once again kidnapped. Near the end, Kennedy convenes the IRF board of directors and various other people,... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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18 April 1936 (USA)  »

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The Clutching Hand  »

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