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A north woods adventure loosely based on Jack London's story, "That Spot." It nominally stars Grace Bradley and Michael Whalen, but it's Mantan Moreland, Louise Beavers and Smoky the Dog who steal the show. Directed by Howard Bretherton Released in 1941 Complete print (there are a few missing frames) Free movie links for Mantan junkies: https://archive.org/post/1006776/the-mantan-moreland-list-update

Frankie Darro and Mantan Moreland are back as amateur sleuths in this sequel to "Irish Luck." Happily Mantan has more screen time in this one. Directed by Howard Bretherton Released in 1940 Probably a second-release edit. Free movie links for Mantan junkies: https://archive.org/post/1006776/the-mantan-moreland-list-update

A murder mystery/adventure costarring Marcia Mae Jones and Jackie Moran who were paired in a number of Monogram youth films including "The Gang's All Here" (1941) which is available here at IA. Incidentally, there is no haunted house in "Haunted House." Directed by Robert McGowan Released in 1940 a.k.a. "The Blake Murder Mystery" (UK) CAST NOTE: Jackie Moran played Buddy Wade in the popular Universal Pictures serial "Buck Rogers."

A cowboy whose friend has been swindled out of his ranch and then murdered must take care of the man's son, then he goes after the killers.

Tex Houston (Tex Ritter) returns to Santa Fe to find his Mother murdered. Foster (John Merton) runs the town and all crimes committed by his gang are blamed on Rogel (Karl Hackett) and his men. Foster makes Tex Marshal but this backfires when Tex enlists Rogel and his men and goes after Foster who he now knows is responsible for his Mother's death.

Tex Yancey (Tex Ritter) arrives on the Parker ranch on Christmas eve and is given the job of being Santa Claus. Also dressed as Santa Claus, Blackie (Bob Terry) robs Parker and kills a man. When Tex is arrested for the murder, he escapes and joins up with outlaw Becker (Charles King) and his gang. He finds Blackie's Santa Claus suit but is soon made a prisoner.

A tough street kid (Frankie Darro) takes the rap for a burglary committed by the son (Frank Coghlan Jr.) of his foster family and is sent to a boys reformatory, where the inmates are under the thumb of corrupt guards and a brutal prison doctor (Grant Withers).

Money is mysteriously disappearing from a locked trunk atop the stage even though the trunk arrives still locked. When pals Bob Rivers (Bob Steele) and Grizzly (George 'Gabby' Hayes) get the jop driving the stage, the same thing happens.

Retired marshal Buck Roberts (Buck Jones) has left law enforcement and is enjoying life on his northern Arizona ranch when he receives a telegram from Marshal Bat Madison (Jay Wilsey) requesting his aid in stopping a rash of stagecoach robberies near villain invested Mesa City, and off he goes as a fast-paced Rough Riders (Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton) adventure begins.

US government agents Ken Maynard and Hoot Gibson, aka "The Trail Blazers", make a deal with captured outlaw Duke Dillon (Jack La Rue) to catch crooked Indian agent John Hampton (Kenneth Harlan), who has been using his authority to steal from the local tribe. Dillon double-crosses the inept and lethargic heroes, making it difficult for them to carry out their mission.

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