|Three Desperate Men|
|Directed by||Sam Newfield|
|Produced by||Sigmund Neufeld|
|Screenplay by|| Orville H. Hampton |
(as Orville Hampton)
|Story by|| Orville H. Hampton |
(as Orville Hampton)
|Starring|| Preston Foster |
|Music by||Albert Glasser|
|Edited by||Carl Pierson|
Sigmund Neufeld Productions
|Distributed by||Lippert Pictures|
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