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Man from Headquarters (1942)

Reporter Larry Doyle is rewarded for his role in the capture of the Pardoni gang, but then loses his job on a frame-up to keep him from testifying. He goes to a neighboring city, meets Ann ... See full summary »

Director:

Jean Yarbrough

Writers:

John W. Krafft (screenplay), Edmond Kelso (additional dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Albertson ... Larry Doyle
Joan Woodbury ... Ann Weston
Dick Elliott ... Editor Elwin A. Jonas
Byron Foulger ... Hotel Manager Clark
John Maxwell ... Managing Editor Marvin
Robert Kellard ... Hotel Clerk
Mel Ruick Mel Ruick ... District Attorney Johnson
Gwen Kenyon ... Hat Check Girl
Jack Mulhall ... Whalen, Reporter
Christine McIntyre ... Telegraph Girl
Max Hoffman Jr. Max Hoffman Jr. ... Gang Leader Louis Padroni
Paul Bryar ... Knuckles
Arthur O'Connell ... Goldie Shores
Maynard Holmes ... T. Fulton Whistler
Charlie Hall ... Newspaper Photographer (as Charles Hall)
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Storyline

Reporter Larry Doyle is rewarded for his role in the capture of the Pardoni gang, but then loses his job on a frame-up to keep him from testifying. He goes to a neighboring city, meets Ann and, before he gets another reporting job, has to pawn his engraved revolver with a fence in league with the gangsters also part of Pardoni's mob. The gang gets the revolver from the fence and plant it at their next job, but Larry is on their trail and captures them at the pawn shop. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"THEY DON'T DARE KILL A REPORTER!" It's easy for an editor to say that, but he knows if he puts the finger on an underworld czar, he is a dead man!


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1942 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monogram Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film received its earliest documented telecasts in New York City Friday 9 July 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2), in Syracuse NY Wednesday 13 July 1949 on WHEN (Channel 8), and in Los Angeles Monday 5 September 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

Goofs

When the characters visit the pawn shop for the second time, they hand the receipt to 'Nate,' who places it on his account booklet. They leave the room, and the next time the counter is shown, it is bare. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Mystery Man (1935) See more »

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