Junior G-Men (1940)

Crime / Drama

Film Review

Junior G-Men picture
Junior G-Men is an American crime film first released on 1st November 1940, directed by Ford Beebe and John Rawlins. Cinematography was by Jerome Ash. It stars Billy Halop, Huntz Hall, Gabriel Dell, Bernard Punsly and Ken Lundy.   It is an Universal Pictures production, produced by Henry MacRae and distributed by Universal Pictures. Location filming was in Metropolitan Airport - 6590 Hayvenhurst Avenue, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "THEIR FIRST ACTION-PACKED THRILL SERIAL...The gang's all here...on the most thrilling man-hunt ever imagined!"   It is a black and white film and runs to 4 hours.  

Our overall rating for Junior G-Men is: good - passable entertainment.

Other notable films that have been directed by Ford Beebe include: The Adventures of Rex and Rinty (1935), Red Desert (1949), African Treasure (1952) and Killer Leopard (1954). The actor Billy Halop has also appeared in: Crime School (1938), On Dress Parade (1939), Sky Raiders (1941) and Junior G-Men of the Air (1942).

Other crime/drama films of the 1940s from USA that are worth watching include: Robert Siodmak's The Dark Mirror (1946), Edward Dmytryk's Murder, My Sweet (1944), Roy William Neill's Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943), Boris Ingster's Stranger on the Third Floor (1940) and Roy William Neill's Terror by Night (1946).

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The director Ford Beebe also worked with the actor Billy Halop on the film Sky Raiders (1941).

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