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Busses Roar (18-Aug-1942)

Director: D. Ross Lederman

Writers: George R. Bilson; Anthony Coldeway

Keywords: Thriller, WWII

Axis spies try to plant a bomb on a bus in WWII California, such that light from its explosion might be used as a guide for an aerial bombing mission of an oilfield. Well-executed intrigue in bus station elevate this propaganda film somewhat above similar efforts. Eleanor Parker's first feature film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Willie Best
Actor
27-May-1913 27-Feb-1962 Sleep 'n' Eat
Julie Bishop
Actor
30-Aug-1914 30-Aug-2001 Northern Pursuit
Charles Drake
Actor
2-Oct-1917 10-Sep-1994 You Never Can Tell
George Meeker
Actor
5-Mar-1904 19-Aug-1984 History Is Made at Night
Eleanor Parker
Actor
26-Jun-1922 9-Dec-2013 Interrupted Melody
Richard Travis
Actor
17-Apr-1913 11-Jul-1989 The Man Who Came to Dinner

CAST

With
Richard Travis   ...   Sgt. Ryan
Julie Bishop   ...   Reba Richards
Charles Drake   ...   Eddie Sloan
Eleanor Parker   ...   Norma
Elisabeth Fraser   ...   Betty
Frank Wilcox   ...   Det. Quinn
Willie Best   ...   Sunshine
Richard Fraser   ...   Dick Remick
Peter Whitney   ...   Hoff
Rex Williams   ...   Jerry Silva
Harry Lewis   ...   Danny
Bill Kennedy   ...   The Moocher
George Meeker   ...   Nick Stoddard
Vera Lewis   ...   Mrs. Dipper
Harry C. Bradley   ...   Henry Dipper
Lottie Williams   ...   First Old Maid
Leah Baird   ...   Second Old Maid
Chester Gan   ...   Yamanito

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