Undercover Agent [DVD] [1939]

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Undercover Agent
Taking a break from Republic's "Higgins Family" series, Russell Gleason plays the title character in Monogram's Undercover Agent. A humble railroad postal clerk, young Bill Trent (Gleason) aspires to be an inspector. To this end, he carries a gun "just for emergencies", a fact that eventually gets him into trouble with his authorities. Hoping to redeem himself, Bill offers to help the Feds round up a gang of sweepstakes-ticket counterfeiters. Those grand old barnstormers J. M. Kerrigan and Maude Eburne steal the show as, respectively, a boozy ham actor and a neighborhood harridan. Shirley Deane, then Mrs. Russell Gleason, fulfills the film's leading-lady responsibilities. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Russell Gleason - Bill Trent
  • Shirley Deane
    Shirley Deane - Betty Madison
  • J.M. Kerrigan
    J.M. Kerrigan - Tom Madison, "Pop"
  • Maude Eburne
    Maude Eburne - Mrs. Minnow
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    Oscar O'Shea - Pat Murphy
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