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Johnny Hanson wants to make enough money to enlarge his chicken farm. He does this through hockey. Gangsters get involved in trying to get him to throw a championship game, even lining up a... See more »

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Johnny Hanson
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Helen Dale
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Jack Irwin
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Bobby (as Billy Burrud)
Jane Johns ...
Peggy
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Harvey Castle
Frank Otto ...
Joe Garber
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Kelly
Hal Neiman ...
Squat Bates
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Mrs. Dale
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Spike Regan
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Andy Moore (as Clem Bevins)
Wayne Castle ...
Swifty Hanson
Lloyd Ford ...
Hank
Lee Ford ...
Elmer Hanson
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Man with Irwin at Bar (uncredited)
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Doctor (uncredited)
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Det. Sgt. Baker (uncredited)

Directed by

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Arthur Lubin

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George Waggner ... (story "Hell on Ice")
 
George Waggner ... (screenplay) &
Harold Buckley ... (screenplay)

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Trem Carr ... producer
Paul Malvern ... associate producer

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Harry Neumann

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Charles Craft

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Charles Clague

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Glenn Cook ... assistant director

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Charles Previn ... musical director
Arthur Morton ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Charles Previn ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
David Raksin ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Marlin Skiles ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Dimitri Tiomkin ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Alfred Tommasino ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Van Loan ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clifford Vaughan ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Oliver Wallace ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Edward Ward ... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Franz Waxman ... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Retired hockey player Johnny Hansen, in order to make money to enlarge his chicken farm, returns to the game and leads his team into the championship series. Just before the series starts, he is offered a bribe to throw the games but refuses. An attempt is made on his life which results in Bobby, the team's mascot, being injured. Written by Les Adams

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Also Known As
  • Hell on Ice (United States)
  • O assos tis peripeteias (Greece)
  • Ídolo da Torcida (Brazil)
  • Precisa-se de um Campeão (Portugal)
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