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Tim Tyler's Luck (1937)

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212 min | Adventure

A 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Lora, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes the death of Tim's father, but is eventually tracked ...See moreA 12-episode serial in which Tim Tyler goes to Africa in search of his father in gorilla country. He meets up with Lora, who is after Spider Webb who has framed her brother. Webb causes the death of Tim's father, but is eventually tracked down. Written by Herman Seifer See less
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Wyndham Gittens (original story) (screenplay) | Norman S. Hall (original story) (screenplay) | Ray Trampe (original story) (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 27, 1937

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Dec 27, 1937 (United States)

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30 cast members
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Frankie Thomas
Tim Tyler Tim Tyler   See fewer
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Frances Robinson
Lora Lacey Lora Lacey   See fewer
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Jack Mulhall
Sgt. Gates Sgt. Gates   See fewer
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Al Shean
Professor Tyler Professor Tyler   See fewer
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Norman Willis
Spider Webb Spider Webb   See fewer
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Anthony Warde
Garry Drake Garry Drake   See fewer
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Earl Douglas
Jules Lazarre Jules Lazarre   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Spud (as William Benedict) Spud (as William Benedict)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
Jim Conway Jim Conway   See fewer
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Alan Gregg
Brent Brent   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Capt. Clark Capt. Clark   See fewer
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Everett Brown
Mogu (as Everette Brown) Mogu (as Everette Brown)   See fewer
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Skippy
JuJu JuJu   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Henchman Becker [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Henchman Becker [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Ivory Patrol Lieutenant [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Ivory Patrol Lieutenant [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Bridge
Capt. Trowbridge [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Capt. Trowbridge [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Patrolman Kelly [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Patrolman Kelly [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Desmond
Dock Official [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Dock Official [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Spencer, Trader [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited) Spencer, Trader [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Patrol Guard Rocky [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Patrol Guard Rocky [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Leonard
Gorilla (uncredited) Gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
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William McClain
Native (uncredited) Native (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Morrison
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Murphy
Henchman [Ch. 12] (uncredited) Henchman [Ch. 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
The Doctor [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited) The Doctor [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat J. O'Brien
Patrolman Berry (uncredited) Patrolman Berry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Steele
Ivory Patrolman (uncredited) Ivory Patrolman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
River Boat Crewman [Ch. 1] / Henchman [Ch. 6] (uncredited) River Boat Crewman [Ch. 1] / Henchman [Ch. 6] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
Henchman [Ch. 12] (uncredited) Henchman [Ch. 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 239 votes