Tag Archives: Lew Landers
Enemy Agent (1940) Lew Landers, Richard Cromwell, Helen Vinson, Robert Armstrong, Adventure, Mystery
A man is framed for being a spy. After he is released, he sets out to find who the real spies are. Read More »
The Power of the Whistler (1945) Lew Landers, Richard Dix, Janis Carter, Jeff Donnell, Film-Noir, Thriller
A woman uses a deck of cards to predict death within 24 hours for a stranger sitting at a bar, then tries to help him remember who he is based on items in his pockets. Read More »
You Can’t Buy Luck (1937) Lew Landers, Onslow Stevens, Helen Mack, Vinton Hayworth, Crime, Drama, Romance, Mystery
Wealthy and superstitious race-horse owner Joe Baldwin practices philanthropy because he believes his charity donations bring luck to his ponies. Read More »
If a young lady gives up her inheritance the local ranchers will lose their free grazing land. Read More »
The Cruel Tower (1956) Lew Landers, John Ericson, Mari Blanchard, Charles McGraw, Adventure, Romance
Construction boss Harry “Stretch” Clay (Charles McGraw) brings in young steeplechaser Tom Kittredge (John Ericson) to work on an ambitious project Read More »
I’m from Arkansas (1944) Lew Landers, Slim Summerville, El Brendel, Iris Adrian, Comedy, Musical, Romance
The town of Pitchfork, Arkansas makes national headlines when Esmeralda the sow gives birth to 18 piglets. Read More »
Oil-field roughnecks Kenny Blake and Hank Mason, on a drinking spree with Betsy Abbott, buy a piece of worthless oil land from conman Jim Tolman. Read More »
Stand By All Networks (1942) Lew Landers, Florence Rice, John Beal, Margaret Hayes, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
In 1941, before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Ben Fallon (John Beal), radio reporter and commentator Read More »
A masked lunatic kills off people in a haunted house.
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Easterner Keith Whitney, son of a wealthy Senator, heads west where he ends up a drunk at a border cafe. Read More »
Law of the Underworld (1938) Lew Landers, Chester Morris, Anne Shirley, Eduardo Ciannelli, Crime, Drama
A respected citizen with secret ties to the local mob is faced with revealing his criminal connections to save two innocent people from execution. Read More »
Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl (1954) Lew Landers, Anthony Dexter, Eva Gabor, Alan Hale Jr., Adventure, Action
Anthony Dexter—bare-chested most of the film with the smoldering nostrils from “Valentino”—as “Captain Kidd” is saved from hanging by an Earl who wants to get his hand on Kidd’s treasure. The Earl thinks the best method is to put a woman confederate (Jeanine Duvall) aboard Kidd’s ship as a slave girl to wrest or wrestle the information from him. They fight a lot as a prelude to falling in love, and then work together against the evil Earl’s none-too-well laid plan. Alan Hale, Jr. (Simpson) is along as Kidd’s trusted friend, while Sonia Sorrell (as Ann Bonney) displays a lot of what the best-undressed female pirate wasn’t wearing on pirate ships of the time.
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California Conquest (1952) Lew Landers, Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright, Alfonso Bedoya, Adventure, Western, Romance
The period is the 1840’s and California is part of Mexico. Many of the citizens wish to become part of the United States. Other countries are also interested and the Russians have established bases in the northern part of the territory. To further their hold they have stolen guns and Don Arturo Bordega, a leader of those wanting statehood, is out to recover them.
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Inner Sanctum (1948) Lew Landers, Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes, Dale Belding, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
A man accidentally kills his fiancée as he exits a train. Just as the train pulls out, he drops her body on the rear platform. No one saw him do it, but someone does see him at the otherwise deserted station: a mischievous, freckle-faced boy. Later, he’s walking along a road when the town’s newspaper editor stops and gives him a lift. The editor tells his passenger that a flood has washed out the bridge. For now, there’s no way out of town, so he takes the stranger to a boarding house. Fate decrees that of all houses, this is the one where the boy lives. The boy thinks he recognizes the new boarder. The new boarder thinks it’s time to get rid of the boy. And a sexy blonde living at the house thinks it’s time to run off with a man she knows is a murderer.
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