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Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite (1939)
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59 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

Torchy Blane and Steve McBride try to nab a gangster by tracking his moll.
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Director
Noel M. Smith (as Noel Smith)
Writers
Earle Snell (screen play) | Charles Belden (screen play) | Scott Littleton (from an original story by) | Frederick Nebel (based on characters created by)
Cinematographer
Arthur L. Todd (photography)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Aug 12, 1939

Release date
Aug 12, 1939 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Jane Wyman
Torchy Blane Torchy Blane   See fewer
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Allen Jenkins
Lt. Steve McBride Lt. Steve McBride   See fewer
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Tom Kennedy
Gahagan Gahagan   See fewer
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Sheila Bromley
'Jackie' McGuire 'Jackie' McGuire   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
Denver Eddie Denver Eddie   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Jim Simmons (as Edgar Deering) Jim Simmons (as Edgar Deering)   See fewer
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Frank Shannon
Inspector McTavish Inspector McTavish   See fewer
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Aldrich Bowker
Judge Hershey Judge Hershey   See fewer
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John Ridgely
Reporter at the Wrestling Match Reporter at the Wrestling Match   See fewer
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Larry Williams
Reporter with Pipe Reporter with Pipe   See fewer
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John Harron
Motorcycle Policeman Motorcycle Policeman   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Mike Kelly Mike Kelly   See fewer
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Tiny Roebuck
The Bone Crusher The Bone Crusher   See fewer
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Pat Flaherty
The Crusher's Handler The Crusher's Handler   See fewer
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Creighton Hale
Hotel Desk Clerk Hotel Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Nat Carr
Book Store Clerk Book Store Clerk   See fewer
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Glen Cavender
Bellevue Apartments Landlord (uncredited) Bellevue Apartments Landlord (uncredited)   See fewer
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Loia Cheaney
First Woman Prison Guard (uncredited) First Woman Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dudley Dickerson
Black Man in Courtroom (uncredited) Black Man in Courtroom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sol Gorss
Court Attendant (uncredited) Court Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Fire Chief (uncredited) Fire Chief (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fay Holderness
Prison matron (uncredited) Prison matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Hollingsworth
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Gahagan's Second Wrestling Handler (uncredited) Gahagan's Second Wrestling Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kate Drain Lawson
County Jail Guard (uncredited) County Jail Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Lloyd
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
McGuire's Arresting Officer (uncredited) McGuire's Arresting Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mathew McCue
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bess Meyers
Night Matron (uncredited) Night Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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John 'Skins' Miller
San Francisco Taxi Driver (uncredited) San Francisco Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Moran
Gahagan's Wrestling Handler (uncredited) Gahagan's Wrestling Handler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Second Officer Arresting Torchy (uncredited) Second Officer Arresting Torchy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Panzer
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Perry
Referee (uncredited) Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jessie Perry
Second Woman Prison Guard (uncredited) Second Woman Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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John J. Richardson
Escapees' Taxi Driver (uncredited) Escapees' Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Robinson
Head Matron (uncredited) Head Matron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Sanford
First Officer Arresting Torchy (uncredited) First Officer Arresting Torchy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Saum
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Shack
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Sheehan
Desk Sergeant O'Toole (uncredited) Desk Sergeant O'Toole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Madame Sul-Te-Wan
Ruby - Black Convict Woman (uncredited) Ruby - Black Convict Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sullivan
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo White
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 364 votes