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Joe Smith, American (1942)

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63 min | Drama

Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to get him to betray his country. He escapes and ...See moreJoe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to get him to betray his country. He escapes and leads the FBI to his captors. Written by Herman Seifer See less
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Writers
Paul Gallico (based upon: the Cosmopolitan Magazine story by) | Allen Rivkin (screen play)
Cinematographer
Charles Lawton Jr. (as Charles Lawton)
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Updated Feb 28, 1942

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Feb 1942 (United States)
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47 cast members
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Robert Young
Joe Smith Joe Smith   See fewer
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Marsha Hunt
Mary Smith Mary Smith   See fewer
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Harvey Stephens
Freddie Dunhill Freddie Dunhill   See fewer
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Darryl Hickman
Johnny Smith Johnny Smith   See fewer
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Jonathan Hale
Blake McKettrick Blake McKettrick   See fewer
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Noel Madison
Schricker Schricker   See fewer
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William Forrest
August 'Gus' Stoffen August 'Gus' Stoffen   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Mr. Edgerton Mr. Edgerton   See fewer
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Dorothy Adams
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Police Radio Broadcaster (voice) (uncredited) Police Radio Broadcaster (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hubert Brill
Card Player in Waiting Room (uncredited) Card Player in Waiting Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Butler
Elias Canfield (uncredited) Elias Canfield (uncredited)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
Doctor Treating Joe at Home (uncredited) Doctor Treating Joe at Home (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Police Captain (uncredited) Police Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Danielson
Sammy, Joe's Friend in Flashback (uncredited) Sammy, Joe's Friend in Flashback (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Dickson
Schoolteacher (uncredited) Schoolteacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Man in Waiting Room with Matches (uncredited) Man in Waiting Room with Matches (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Captain Jack Weldren (uncredited) Captain Jack Weldren (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ava Gardner
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Hart
Security Guard at Aircraft Plant (uncredited) Security Guard at Aircraft Plant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maynard Holmes
Boyd Sheldon, Draftee (uncredited) Boyd Sheldon, Draftee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Homans
Old Man in Waiting Room (uncredited) Old Man in Waiting Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitchell Ingraham
Drug Store Owner (uncredited) Drug Store Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Hospital Doctor (uncredited) Hospital Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gladden James
Edgerton's Secretary (uncredited) Edgerton's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Kellard
Mel Lewis (uncredited) Mel Lewis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Kipling
Harry - Car Driver (uncredited) Harry - Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Kruger
First Police Driver (uncredited) First Police Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Warren McCollum
Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Millican
Aircraft Plant Foreman (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Morris
Miss Maynard - McKettrick's Secretary (uncredited) Miss Maynard - McKettrick's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Morris
Policeman Passenger (uncredited) Policeman Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kitty O'Neil
Mrs. Sheldon (uncredited) Mrs. Sheldon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
Second Police Driver (uncredited) Second Police Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Raeburn
Daisy Knowlton (uncredited) Daisy Knowlton (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Raitt
Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Connie Russell
Jane Babcock (uncredited) Jane Babcock (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Seay
Roy, Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Roy, Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Sherrod
Minister (uncredited) Minister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Trescony
Old Man's Son in Waiting Room (uncredited) Old Man's Son in Waiting Room (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 151 votes