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The Devil's Pipeline (1940)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 1 November 1940 (USA)
A secretary sends a coded plea for help in her monthly report; two detectives investigate and find out that men are jailed on phony charges, forced to work in oil fields and then murdered if they try to escape.

Director:

Christy Cabanne

Writers:

Clarence Upson Young (screenplay), Larry Rhine (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Richard Arlen ... Dick Talbot
Andy Devine ... Andy Jennings
John Eldredge ... George Butler
Jean Brooks ... Laura Larson (as Jeanne Kelly)
Francis McDonald ... Gaddi Sang
James Flavin ... Dowling
Mala ... Talamu
Eddy Waller ... Benedict
Dorothy Appleby ... Stewardess
Emory Parnell ... R.J. Adams
Jay Novello ... Bandad
Dick Botiller ... Molugi
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Storyline

A secretary sends a coded plea for help in her monthly report; two detectives investigate and find out that men are jailed on phony charges, forced to work in oil fields and then murdered if they try to escape.

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Taglines:

TEEMING WITH THRILLS! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Isle of Missing Men See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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