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The Live Wire (1935)

A sailor finds an ancient vase on an uncharted island. He is later hired by archaeologists to lead them back to the island. They discover the temples of a lost civilization.

Director:

Harry S. Webb

Writers:

Leon Metzetti (story) (as Leon Metz), Carl Krusada (dialogue)
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Richard Talmadge ... Dick Nelson
Alberta Vaughn ... Madge King
George Walsh ... Bull Dennis
Charles K. French ... Captain King
Martin Turner Martin Turner ... Sam
Henry Roquemore Henry Roquemore ... Prof. Sneed
Jimmy Aubrey ... Prof. Harris (as James Aubrey)
Ben Hall Ben Hall ... Steve
George Chesebro ... Jacquard
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A sailor finds an ancient vase on an uncharted island. He is later hired by archaeologists to lead them back to the island. They discover the temples of a lost civilization. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Writer Leon Metzetti (real name Leonard Metz) is the brother of star Richard Talmadge (real name Sylvester Metz). See more »

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A good adventure flick
6 February 2004 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

Richard Talmedge plays Dick Nelson a sailor who was once shipwrecked on a uncharted island. While stranded he found an old vase which he brought back with him and sold at junk shop. A professor who finds the vase and knows what it is looks up Nelson and asks him to take him to the island. Thrills, chills and the right touch of comedy make this a breezy fast moving adventure. Where many cheap-o films of this time are hurt by lack of music this one moves so fast you don't notice it. The only real complaint is that the film ends much too quickly, surely they could have had a bit more happen once they reach the island, after all this film only runs 56 minutes.

Lots and lots of fun.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1935 (USA) See more »

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Ricardito Entre Chamas e Bandidos See more »

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1.37 : 1
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