Tag Archives: John Rawlins
Halfway to Shanghai (1942) John Rawlins, Kent Taylor, Irene Hervey, Henry Stephenson, Adventure, Mystery
A Dangerous Game (1941) John Rawlins, Richard Arlen, Andy Devine, Jean Brooks, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance
An unconscious man is found in a boat which drifts to the landing of an isolated African outpost where Baron von Ragenstein, an enemy agent, recognizes the man as his exact double, Sir Edward Dominey, with whom von Ragenstein went to school.
Dancer Sherazade was told by the stars that she will become wife of the kalif in Bagdad. She tells Kamar, brother of kalif Haroun. He planned a coup d’etat, which failed at first, but supported by the wasir he finally succeeds. Haroun is injured and gets help from Ahmad’s actor troupe, where he is nursed by Sherazade, who doesn’t recognise him. When she hears that Kamar is looking for her she goes to him, but is sold with the complete troupe of actors to slavery. They’re able to escape, but Haroun is still in danger. To save him, Sherazade agrees to poison Kamar, but Haroun tries to establish his rulership first.
It’s just after the Civil War and Ben Shelby arrives looking for Johnny Tallon whom he plans to kill. Shelby was the only survivor of a battle due to the cowardice of Tallon. Thinking Tallon dead, another man who lost a brother at the same battle arrives to kill Tallon’s blind brother. Tallon arrives to find Shelby and his brother fleeing. Then they are attacked by Indians and Shelby and Tallon must now fight together postponing the inevitable showdown.