|To Beat the Band|
|Directed by|| Benjamin Stoloff |
Kenny Holmes (assistant)
|Screenplay by||Rian James|
|Story by||George Marion, Jr.|
|Produced by||Zion Myers|
|Starring|| Hugh Herbert |
|Edited by||George Crone|
|Music by||Alberto Colombo|
|Distributed by||RKO Pictures|
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