Squadron of Honor (1938)

Approved | | Action, Crime, Drama | 28 June 1938 (USA)
On the eve of an American Legion convention, National Commander Metcalf and District Attorney Dan Blaine, also a Legionaire, go to Lou Tanner, local race-track manager, and ask him to close... See full summary »

Director:

Charles C. Coleman (as C.C. Coleman Jr.)

Writers:

Martin Mooney (story), Michael L. Simmons (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Don Terry ... District Attorney Don Blane
Mary Russell Mary Russell ... Eve Rogers
Thurston Hall ... Bob Metcalf
Arthur Loft ... Lou Tanner
Robert Warwick ... Kimball
Marc Lawrence ... Lawlor
Dick Curtis ... Craig
George McKay George McKay ... Todd
Eddie Fetherston Eddie Fetherston ... Denton
Edward LeSaint ... Forsythe
Ivan Miller ... Chief Finley
Harry Strang ... Capt. Riley
Jimmy Hollywood Jimmy Hollywood ... Sid Hinkle
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On the eve of an American Legion convention, National Commander Metcalf and District Attorney Dan Blaine, also a Legionaire, go to Lou Tanner, local race-track manager, and ask him to close the track before the delegates arrive. Tanner refuses, in the presence of Kimball, a wealthy stable-owner and arms manufacturer. The latter invites Dan and Metcalf to dinner. While Dan dances with Mimball's pretty secretary, Eve Rogers, Kimball tells Metcalf he will see to it that the track closes if the Commander will use his influence to have the Legion defeat a certain bill pending before Congress---an arms-control act that would limit the sale of guns to private citizens. Metcalf declines, for Legion sentiment is strongly in favor of the bill(this is a fictional movie.) Craig, an aide to Kimball, tears a page from the classified directory and circles a costumer who can provide him with a Legion uniform, rents the uniform under an assumed name, and as soon as he leaves, signals to Lawlor, a ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

TERROR WHILE THE LEGION MARCHES! (original 3-sheet poster - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 June 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Legion See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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