Tag Archives: James Gleason

We’re Only Human (1935) James Flood, Preston Foster, Jane Wyatt, James Gleason, Crime, Drama, Action

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In We’re Only Human a (action/crime/drama) film, a rebellious cop doesn’t hesitate to bend the rules when it comes to roughing up prisoners and bringing in deadly gangsters. His insistence on working alone and on using excessive violence causes conflict with his superiors. They change their minds when he engages in a great shoot-out with a notorious gun-toting gang leader and brings him to justice.

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This Man’s Navy (1945) William A. Wellman, Wallace Beery, Tom Drake, James Gleason, Drama, Adventure

This Man's Navy (1945)
Ned Trumpet (Wallace Beery), the chief pilot of a Navy blimp, is given to weaving accounts of the fighting prowess of his non-existent son. His friendship with widow Maude Weaver (Selena Royle) and her son Jess (Tom Drake) in effect sets him up with a real family. Jess enters the service and goes on to sink an enemy submarine – from a blimp. Having that real-life feat to brag about, Ned can at last quell all the longtime doubts of his friend Jimmy (James Gleason), and he decides to marry Maude. Bit-Part Alert: Watch for a young Blake Edwards, the future writer/director of 10, S.O.B., and Victor/Victoria, as a flier.

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