Adventures of Smilin' Jack [Serial]

Adventures of Smilin' Jack [Serial]

Nigel de Brulier
Director: Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor Cast: Nigel de Brulier
Nigel de Brulier
, Philip Ahn
Philip Ahn
Lewis D. Collins, Ray Taylor,

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Overview

The 12-episode Universal serial The Adventures of Smilin' Jack is based on the Zack Mosely comic strip of the same name. The title character-minus his trademarked pencil moustache-is played by Tom Brown. Departing radically from the characters and situations of the original funny-paper version, the serial concerns itself with an effort by the Axis powers to find a secret route from India to China known only by the rulers of the (apocryphal) city of Mandon. Sidney Toler, then concurrently starring in the Charlie Chan series, plays a ruthless Asian general, while future Make Room for Daddy star Marjorie Lord is the plucky heroine. The serial's highlight sequence has Our Hero proving his mettle by walking barefoot over a pit of hot coals.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827334520
Original Release: 1943
Source: Reel Vault

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