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Story by  Gilbert Patten
Country  United States
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Adventure
Duration  
Language  English
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (serial) movie poster
Director  Clifford Smith (as Cliff Smith) Lew Landers (uncredited)
Release date  1936 (1936)
Writer  Burt L. Standish (based on the stories by), George H. Plympton (screenplay), Ella ONeill (screenplay), Maurice Geraghty (screenplay), Basil Dickey (screenplay)
Directors  Lew Landers, Clifford Smith
Screenplay  George H. Plympton, Ella ONeill, Maurice Geraghty, Basil Dickey
Cast  Donald Briggs (Frank Merriwell (as Don Briggs)), Jean Rogers (Elsie Belwood), John 'Dusty' King (Bruce Browning (as John King)), Carla Laemmle (Carla Rogers), House Peters Jr. (House Peters), Herschel Mayall Jr. ('Hersh' Mayall)
Similar movies  Mysterious Doctor Satan, Son of Zorro, The Secret Code, Zorro's Black Whip, Adventures of the Flying Cadets, Hitman: Agent 47
Tagline  HERE IT IS AT LAST! The unmatchable, unforgettable adventures of the greatest young hero fiction ever created!..Now come to life on the screen, with all his daring exploits!

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The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936) is a Universal movie serial based on the Frank Merriwell books by Gilbert Patten.

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The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (serial) movie scenes

Production

The Adventures of Frank Merriwell is set in 1936 instead of the 1890s of the source material. College sports hero Frank Meriwell leaves school before an impending decisive baseball game to track down his missing father and locate a fabulous lost treasure.

Universal combined several stories by Burt Standish to make this film.

Chapter titles

  1. College Hero
  2. The Death Plunge
  3. Death at the Crossroads
  4. Wreck of the Viking
  5. Capsized in the Cataract
  6. Descending Doom
  7. Monster of the Deep
  8. The Tragic Victory
  9. Between Savage Foes
  10. Imprisoned in a Dungeon
  11. The Crash in the Chasm
  12. The Winning Play

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Cast

  • Don Briggs as Frank Merriwell
  • Jean Rogers as Elsie Belwood
  • John King as Bruce Browning
  • Bentley Hewett as Daggett
  • House Peters Jr. as House Peters
  • Carla Laemmle as Carla
  • Sumner Getchell as Harry
  • Wallace Reid Jr. as Wally
  • Herschel Mayall Jr. as Herschel
  • Al Bridge as Henchman Black
  • Dick Wessell as Henchman Joe
  • Bud Osborne as Henchman Gorman
  • Ed Cobb as Henchman Pete
  • Sam McDaniel as Servant Jeff
  • Walter Law as Mr. Belwood
  • Ella Ethridge as Mrs. Merriwell
  • William P. Carlton as Mr. Merriwell
  • References

    The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (serial) Wikipedia
    The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (serial) IMDb The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (serial) themoviedb.org


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