After a bank robbery, the loot disappears and is sought after by an insurance investigator, the police and the surviving robbers
Don ‘Red’ Barry as Tom Dwyer
Donald Barry went from the stage to the screen. After four years of playing villains and henchmen at various studios, Barry got the role that changed his image: Red Ryder in the Republic Pictures serial Adventures of Red Ryder (1940). Although he had appeared in westerns for two years or so, this was the one that kept him there. He acquired the….
Ann Savage as Sheila Kennedy
For one tough cookie who achieved major cult stardom with her hard-bitten blonde looks and “Perfect Vixen” tag, Ann Savage in real life was a lovely, spirited, gentle-looking lady. She may have peaked only briefly in 1940s Hollywood low-budgeters, but she made the most of it during that fairly short tenure. Out of the dozens of movies under her…..
Adele Mara as Bonnie
She was born Adelaide Delgado on August 28, 1923 (some references list 1925) to Spanish-speaking parents. The future Adela Mara began dances lesson at age 6 and was discovered as a young teenager by the legendary Xavier Cugat. Singing and dancing with his in the Detroit area, Cugat took the beautiful, brown-eyed brunette to New York where she…..
Tom Powers as Floyd Sorelson
After attending the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kentucky-born Tom Powers signed with Vitagraph Pictures at 21 years of age, in 1911. He stayed there for two years, then shortly thereafter traveled to England, appearing there in both stage productions and films. When he returned to the US he made a few more pictures, but stopped making….
Sheldon Leonard as Ed ‘Wires’ MacGuire
Sheldon Leonard was born in New York City’s lower Manhattan, the son of Jewish parents. He studied acting at Syracuse University and, after graduating, landed a job on Wall Street. Following the Wall Street crash of 1929, he found himself unemployed and resolved to become a professional actor on the stage. The road was hard, since it took him five…..
Nestor Paiva as Ferrara
Nestor Paiva was born on June 30, 1905 in Fresno, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955) and Road to Rio (1947). He was married to Maxine Kuntzman. He died on September 9, 1966 in Hollywood, Californi…
Harry Shannon as Police Lt. Blake
Born and raised on a farm in Michigan in 1890, Irish-American character actor Harry Shannon had the credentials for becoming a staple player in westerns. He started off his career traveling around with repertory and stock companies and developed his musical abilities in tent shows, burlesque houses and such tuneful Broadway shows as “Oh, Kay!” (..
Ben Welden as Haynes
Character actor of distinctly American persona who nevertheless made several films in Britain before returning to the U.S. to carve out a career as a familiar face in American movies. Short, bald and built like a tank with a streetwise character and a Damon Runyan accent, Welden played countless gangsters and smalltime hoods, often with a comic….
hilip Ford was born on October 16, 1900 in Portland, Maine, USA. He was a director and assistant director, known for Prisoners in Petticoats (1950), Web of Danger (1947) and The Invisible Informer (1946). He was married to Lucia Diprete, Jane Eliza Harrison and Viola Catherine Waller. He died on January 12, 1976 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles…..