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Shadow of the Eagle [Serial] Details

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Mascot produced their serials fast and furious with little concern for believability, acting prowess, or technical niceties. Shadow of the Eagle is neither the best nor worst of the bunch, but rather typical of the company's hit-and-miss methods. The acting is occasionally downright embarrassing -- and that includes a very young John Wayne in the starring role -- but the fisticuffs are fast and plentiful, and the plot, such as it is, moves forward at a fast clip. The Mascot writers once again turn to trickery in order to conceal the identity of the mystery villain -- including having a different actor providing a voice-over -- but that is just par for the serial course. Comedy is provided by the carnival performers, but it quickly becomes grating, especially a running joke which has the circus midget (Little Billy) constantly mistaken for a child by the typically bone-headed cops, whom the circus performer refers to as "flatfooted palookas." ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi

Cast

John Wayne
as Craig McCoy
Edward Hearn
as Nathan Gregory
Richard Tucker
as Evans
Lloyd Whitlock
as Green
Walter Miller
as Danby
Kenneth Harlan
as Ward
Pat O'Malley
as Ames
Ivan Linow
as Strongman
James Bradbury
as Ventriloquist
Bud Osborne
as Moore
Roy D'Arcy
as Gardner
Yakima Canutt
as Boyle
Monte Montague
as Policeman
Ernie S. Adams
as Kelly
James Bradbury
as Ventriloquist
Lloyd Whitlock
as Green
Monte Montague
as Policeman
Pat O'Malley
as Ames
John Wayne
as Craig McCoy
Yakima Canutt
as Boyle
Bud Osborne
as Moore
Roy D'Arcy
as Gardner
Ivan Linow
as Strongman
Richard Tucker
as Evans
Kenneth Harlan
as Ward
Edward Hearn
as Nathan Gregory
Walter Miller
as Danby

Crew

Ford I. Beebe
Director
Nat Levine
Producer
Colbert Clark
Screenwriter
Ford I. Beebe
Screenwriter
Wyndham Gittens
Screenwriter
Benjamin Kline
Cinematographer
Ben Kline
Cinematographer
Lee Zahler
Musical Direction/Supervision
Lee Zahler
Composer (Music Score)
Wyndham Gittens
Supervising Editor
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