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Riot Squad, released later as Police Patrol (July 26, 1933)

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Riot Squad
 

Released on July 26, 1933: (running time 1 hour) Two police detectives fight over a pretty blonde while her gangster boyfriend marks them for death.

Produced by Ralph M. Like

Directed by Harry S. Webb

The Actors: Madge Bellamy (Lil Daley), Pat O'Malley (Detective Bob Larkin), James Flavin (Detective Mack McCue), Addison Richards (Diamonds Jareck), Harrison Green (Nolan), Ralph Lewis (Judge Nathaniel Moore), Alene Carroll (Peggy Moore), Bee Eddels (Ruth, Lil's maid), Kit Guard (henchman Pug), Charles De La Motte (henchman Shorty), Gordon De Main (head of detectives), John Elliott (Chief of Detectives)

 

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The Gangsters, the Cops, and the Blonde

After watching this 1933 police adventure I am more convinced than ever that the more things change, the more they stay the same. One of my very best friends is a retired Sheriff's Deputy who shared enough stories of his adventures with law enforcement that the two partners in this movie look very familiar to me. For several years, Donald and I were partners in a part-time business, and our relationship was much like that of the two cops in this movie. I can easily imagine Donald as one of these two partners - of course, he'd be the one that got the girl.

These two police detectives bicker, fight, and compete over everything – especially girls. In one scene where the police partners are sharing a jail cell, one is working on a crossword puzzle in the newspaper and needs a four-letter word that means 'trouble.' His partner answers quickly that the word must be 'g-i-r-l' - and he is so right.

Unfortunately, neither cop realizes that the beautiful blonde they are chasing is part of a ring of gangsters terrorizing the city. When one of the partners becomes a star witness for a murder committed by one of the gangsters, he is marked for death, and the beautiful blonde will deliver him into the hands of his killers. Pop a big bowl of white kernel popcorn with plenty of warm melted butter drizzled over it and enjoy the show.

Addison Richards
Addison Richards
Addison Richards and Kit Guard
Addison Richards and Kit Guard
Alene Carroll
Alene Carroll
Bee Eddels
Bee Eddels
Gordon De Main
Gordon De Main
James Flavin, Kit Guard and Addison Richards
James Flavin, Kit Guard and Addison Richards
John Elliott and Pat O'Malley
John Elliott and Pat O'Malley
Madge Bellamy
Madge Bellamy
Madge Bellamy and James Flavin
Madge Bellamy and James Flavin
Madge Bellamy and Pat O'Malley
Madge Bellamy and Pat O'Malley
Madge Bellamy
Madge Bellamy
Madge Bellamy
Madge Bellamy
Pat O'Malley
Pat O'Malley
Ralph Lewis
Ralph Lewis