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My Son Is a Criminal (1939)

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60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

"Big Tim" Halloran retires as Police Chief, and hopes his son, Tim, will join the police force. But the son opts for racketeering and, running a garage for Velvikak Taxicabs. He uses his father's police entrée for knowledge of squad car ...See more"Big Tim" Halloran retires as Police Chief, and hopes his son, Tim, will join the police force. But the son opts for racketeering and, running a garage for Velvikak Taxicabs. He uses his father's police entrée for knowledge of squad car activity, leads a gang on bold holdup jobs in the heart of the city. Tim's boyhood friend, Allen Coltrin, works in the police lab. Myrna Kingsley, daughter of the new chief, wavers between Tim and Allen with her affection. All are on a collision course that does not bode well for two of them. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
Charles C. Coleman (as C.C. Coleman Jr.)
Writer
Arthur T. Horman (original screenplay)
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Updated Feb 22, 1939

Release date
Feb 22, 1939 (United States)

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17 cast members
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Alan Baxter
Tim Halloran Jr. Tim Halloran Jr.   See fewer
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Julie Bishop
Myrna Kingsley (as Jacqueline Wells) Myrna Kingsley (as Jacqueline Wells)   See fewer
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Gordon Oliver
Allen Coltrin Allen Coltrin   See fewer
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Willard Robertson
Tom Halloran Sr. Tom Halloran Sr.   See fewer
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Joe King
Jerry Kingsley (as Joseph King) Jerry Kingsley (as Joseph King)   See fewer
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Eddie Laughton
Walt Fraser Walt Fraser   See fewer
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John Tyrrell
Jersey Jersey   See fewer
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Stanley Brown
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Curtis
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Doran
Taxicab Company Secretary (uncredited) Taxicab Company Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Fetherston
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hamilton
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat O'Malley
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Sawyer
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Strang
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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