|The Gold Racket|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Louis J. Gasnier|
|Produced by||George Hirliman|
|Screenplay by||David S. Levy|
|Story by||Howard Higgin|
|Starring|| Conrad Nagel |
Albert J. Smith
|Edited by||Robert Jahns|
George A. Hirliman Productions
|Distributed by||Grand National Films Inc.|
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The Gold Racket is a 1937 American crime film directed by Louis J. Gasnier and written by David S. Levy. The film stars Conrad Nagel, Eleanor Hunt, in the third of their "G-Man" film series as well as Fuzzy Knight, Frank Milan, Jack Duffy and Albert J. Smith. The film was released on April 10, 1937, by Grand National Films Inc..
The story follows Alan and Bobbie as they accept a request from the Mexican Government to stop the operations of a gang that is smuggling gold from México to the U.S and then selling it to the U.S Government.
The following is an overview of 1924 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.
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Louis Joseph Gasnier was an American film director, producer, screenwriter and stage actor. A cinema pioneer, Gasnier shepherded the early career of comedian Max Linder, co-directed the enormously successful film serial The Perils of Pauline (1914) and capped his output with the notorious low-budget exploitation film Reefer Madness (1936) which was both a critical and box office failure.
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