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The Green Hornet (1940)

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258 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

A newspaper publisher and his Korean servant fight crime as vigilantes who pose as a notorious masked gangster and his aide.
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Writers
George H. Plympton (screenplay) (as Geo. H. Plympton) | Basil Dickey (screenplay) | Morrison Wood (screenplay) (as Morrison C. Wood) | Lyonel Margolies (screenplay) | Fran Striker (adapted from the radio dramatic adventure serial by)
Cinematographers
Jerome Ash (as Jerry Ash) | William A. Sickner (as William Sickner)
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Updated Jan 9, 1940

Release date
Jan 9, 1940 (United States)

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71 cast members
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Gordon Jones
Britt Reid / The Green Hornet Britt Reid / The Green Hornet   See fewer
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Wade Boteler
Michael Axford Michael Axford   See fewer
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Anne Nagel
Leonore Case Leonore Case   See fewer
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Phillip Trent
Jasper Jenks Jasper Jenks   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
Curtis Monroe Curtis Monroe   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Police Commissioner [Chs. 1, 5, 8, 9, 13] Police Commissioner [Chs. 1, 5, 8, 9, 13]   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
District Attorney [Chs. 4, 10] District Attorney [Chs. 4, 10]   See fewer
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Joseph Crehan
Judge Stanton [Chs. 1, 9, 10, 13] Judge Stanton [Chs. 1, 9, 10, 13]   See fewer
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Gene Rizzi
Corey Corey   See fewer
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John Kelly
Pete Hawks Pete Hawks   See fewer
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Eddie Dunn
D.H. Sligby [Ch. 7] D.H. Sligby [Ch. 7]   See fewer
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Edward Earle
Felix Grant [Ch. 1] Felix Grant [Ch. 1]   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Phil Bartlett [Chs. 3-4] Phil Bartlett [Chs. 3-4]   See fewer
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Clyde Dilson
Meadows [Ch. 5] Meadows [Ch. 5]   See fewer
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Jerry Marlowe
Bob Stafford [Chs. 7, 11] Bob Stafford [Chs. 7, 11]   See fewer
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Frederick Vogeding
Max Gregory [Ch. 11] (as Fredrik Vogeding) Max Gregory [Ch. 11] (as Fredrik Vogeding)   See fewer
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Raymond Bailey
Mr. West [Ch. 6] (uncredited) Mr. West [Ch. 6] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Benge
The D.A.'s Valet [Ch. 4] (uncredited) The D.A.'s Valet [Ch. 4] (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Blaine
Mr. Cooper [Ch. 12] (uncredited) Mr. Cooper [Ch. 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Brister
Jay Lavenson [Ch. 8] (uncredited) Jay Lavenson [Ch. 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Carr
Policeman [Ch. 2] (uncredited) Policeman [Ch. 2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Cassidy
Election Judge [Ch. 10] (uncredited) Election Judge [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Acme Driver Bill [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Acme Driver Bill [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinie Conklin
Watchman [Ch. 10] (uncredited) Watchman [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myrtis Crinley
Clicker Bennie - Photographer [Ch. 8] (uncredited) Clicker Bennie - Photographer [Ch. 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Radio Car Cop [Chs. 1, 9, 10] (uncredited) Radio Car Cop [Chs. 1, 9, 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George DeNormand
Railroad Telegrapher [Ch. 11] (uncredited) Railroad Telegrapher [Ch. 11] (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dime
Man at Coffee Stand [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Man at Coffee Stand [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Donovan
Bus No. 57 Driver [Ch. 6] (uncredited) Bus No. 57 Driver [Ch. 6] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Doran
Josephine Weaver Allen [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Josephine Weaver Allen [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Dunn
Andy - Thug (uncredited) Andy - Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Edwards
Officer Tim Rand [Ch. 2] (uncredited) Officer Tim Rand [Ch. 2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Evans
Martin Mortinson [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited) Martin Mortinson [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Farley
Police Captain [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Police Captain [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wallace Gregory
Acme Truck Driver [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Acme Truck Driver [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Gwynne
Josephine Weaver [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Josephine Weaver [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Karl Hackett
Gorman - Workman [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Gorman - Workman [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Radio Car Driver [Chs. 4, 9, 10] (uncredited) Radio Car Driver [Chs. 4, 9, 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Harlan
Charles Roberts [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Charles Roberts [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Harmon
Lefty Bates [Chs. 12-13] (uncredited) Lefty Bates [Chs. 12-13] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Hodge
The Green Hornet (voice) (uncredited) The Green Hornet (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Reed Howes
Acme Driver Charlie (uncredited) Acme Driver Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Hunter
Joe [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Joe [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Keane
Williams [Ch. 13] (uncredited) Williams [Ch. 13] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
Police Dispatcher (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
George Scanlon - Ballot Stuffer [Ch. 10] (uncredited) George Scanlon - Ballot Stuffer [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alan Ladd
Gilpin - Student Pilot [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Gilpin - Student Pilot [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Police Capt. Ridge [Ch. 2] (uncredited) Police Capt. Ridge [Ch. 2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Lloyd
Rocky Rockford [Ch. 6] (uncredited) Rocky Rockford [Ch. 6] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Loft
Joe Ogden (uncredited) Joe Ogden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Long
Lew - Mechanic Thug [Chs. 4-5] (uncredited) Lew - Mechanic Thug [Chs. 4-5] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat McKee
Thug at the D.A.'s Home [Ch. 4] (uncredited) Thug at the D.A.'s Home [Ch. 4] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles McMurphy
Radio Cop (uncredited) Radio Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Monte Montague
Traffic Cop (uncredited) Traffic Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Morris
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Michael O'Hara
Armored Car Driver [Ch. 10] (uncredited) Armored Car Driver [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Pagan
Slim, Junk Yard Suprv. [Ch. 5] (uncredited) Slim, Junk Yard Suprv. [Ch. 5] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perrin
Police Patrolman [Chs. 5, 9] (uncredited) Police Patrolman [Chs. 5, 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Pine
Radio Cop (uncredited) Radio Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Rowan
Lou Markeim [Chs. 1-2] (uncredited) Lou Markeim [Chs. 1-2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Scardon
Timothy Bryan [Ch. 7] (uncredited) Timothy Bryan [Ch. 7] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Bud, Bus #16 Driver [Ch. 6] (uncredited) Bud, Bus #16 Driver [Ch. 6] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Sleeman
Henchman [Ch. 11] (uncredited) Henchman [Ch. 11] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brick Sullivan
Police Patrolman [Ch. 10] (uncredited) Police Patrolman [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Jake [Ch. 5] (uncredited) Jake [Ch. 5] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Meadows' Garage Lookout [Ch. 5] / Policeman [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Meadows' Garage Lookout [Ch. 5] / Policeman [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sigfrid Tor
Farrell (uncredited) Farrell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Usher
Lynch [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited) Lynch [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Whitehead
Editor Gunnigan [Chs. 1, 2, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13] (uncredited) Editor Gunnigan [Chs. 1, 2, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13] (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.1 / 10 | 406 votes