Judith Allen

  • Joseph H. Lewis & Crane Wilbur – Navy Spy (1937)

    1931-1940ActionCrane WilburCrimeJoseph H. LewisUSA

    A group of international and American criminals are trying to learn the secret formula of a concentrated vapor fuel invented by a U. S. Navy officer, Lieutenant Dan Carrington.Read More »

  • Cecil B. DeMille – This Day and Age (1933)

    1931-1940Cecil B. DeMilleCrimeDramaUSA

    During Boys’ Week at racially integrated North High School, students Steve Smith, Gus Ruffo and Billy Anderson are elected to temporarily hold the city offices of district attorney, judge and chief of police. After Jewish tailor Herman refuses to pay protection money to Louis Garrett, Garrett’s gang bombs his store. Herman and the student who was with him survive the blast, but Herman is later murdered by Garrett after he again refuses to pay. Garrett is acquitted of murder charges because he has a perfect alibi. Steve, who had taken the stand during the trial, is humiliated by his experience as a witness because he failed to prove Garrett’s guilt. Read More »

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