Mr. Reckless [DVD] [English] [1948]

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Mr. Reckless
The same week that Pine-Thomas Productions' Speed to Spare was tradeshown in Los Angeles, the company released another of its patented adventure programmers, Mr. Reckless. William Eythe plays the title character, an oil-well digger named Jeff Lundy. Returning to his hometown after a long absence, Jeff is displeased to discover that his sweetheart Betty Denton (Barbara Britton) is engaged to the much-older Jim Halsey (Ian McDonald). Though outwardly philosophical about the whole matter, Jeff concocts several outlandish schemes to win Betty back, most of these hinging upon his daredevil oil-field activities. Walter Catlett and Lloyd Corrigan steal the show with their time-honored mugging and gesticulating. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    William Eythe - Jeff Lundy
  • Barbara Britton
    Barbara Britton - Betty Denton
  • Walter Catlett
    Walter Catlett - Joel Hawkins
  • Nestor Paiva
    Nestor Paiva - Gus
  • Lloyd Corrigan
    Lloyd Corrigan - Hugo Denton

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