William Clemens

  • William Clemens & Noel M. Smith – On Dress Parade (1939)

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    The kid stars of Broadway’s Dead End were seasoned series vets by 1939, having already appeared in a number of films backing up the likes of James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart and Pat O’Brien. By 1939, their popularity propelled them to headliner status and the Kids were now the stars.

    The Dead End Kids On Dress Parade features Leo Gorcey’s first appearance under the moniker “Slip,” playing the wise-mouthed, malcontent that would become his signature. The other Kids doff their kid gang guises for the starch dress of trainees at a military academy that the delinquent Slip is forced to attend.Read More »

  • William Clemens – Devil’s Island (1939)

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    For treating a wounded revolutionary, respected brain surgeon Dr. Gaudet is sentenced to the hellish French penal colony on Devil’s Island. There, he rebels against the inhuman conditions and incurs the wrath of the brutal commander, Colonel Lucien. When Lucien’s daughter is injured in an accident and only Gaudet can save her, the tables are turned.Read More »

  • William Clemens – The Falcon Out West (1944)

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    The murder of a wealthy, much-married rancher (Lyle Talbot) in a posh Manhattan nightclub is the catalyst for The Falcon Out West. Amateur sleuth Tom Lawrence (Tom Conway), aka The Falcon, deduces that the victim was killed with rattlesnake venom.Read More »

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