Junior G-Men (serial)

Junior G-Men (serial)

Infobox Film
name = Junior G-Men

image_size =
caption =
director = Ford Beebe
John Rawlins
producer = Henry MacRae
writer = George H. Plympton
Basil Dickey
Rex Taylor
narrator =
starring = Billy Halop
Huntz Hall
Gabriel Dell
Bernard Punsly
Ken Lundy
music = Charles Previn
cinematography = Jerome Ash
editing = Saul A. Goodkind "(supervising)"
Joseph Gluck
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
distributor = Universal Pictures
released = 1940
runtime = 12 chapters (240 min)
country = USA
language = English
budget =
preceded_by = You're Not So Tough "(Little Tough Guys)"
followed_by = Junior G-Men of the Air "(sequel)"
Give Us Wings "(Little Tough Guys)"
website =
amg_id = 1:26793
imdb_id = 0032656

"Junior G-Men" (1940) is a Universal movie serial. It was Universal's 116th serial (and the 48th with sound) of their total of output of 137. It is one of the three serials starring "The Dead End Kids and Little Tough Guys" who were under contract to Universal at the time. The plot is a pre-World War II G-Man story about fifth columnists in the United States, with the FBI joining forces with children to save the country.


A group of saboteurs who are trying to undermine the government kidnap several prominent scientists, including the father of a local street gang member. The gang team up with the FBI and the "Junior G-Men" in order to stop the saboteurs.


*Billy Halop as Billy Barton
*Huntz Hall as Gyp
*Gabriel Dell as Terry
*Bernard Punsly as Lug
*Ken Lundy as Buck
*Kenneth Howell as Harry Trent
*Roger Daniels as Midge
*Phillip Terry as Jim Bradford
*Russell Hicks as Colonel Robert Barton
*Cy Kendall as Brand
*Ben Taggart as Captain Severn
*Victor Zimmerman as Al Corey, a thug
*Edgar Edwards as Henchman Evans
*Gene Rizzi as Henchman Foster
*Florence Halop as Mary



* Dave Sharpe doubled Billy Halop as Billy Barton.

Chapter titles

# Enemies Within
# The Blast of Doom
# Human Dynamite
# Blazing Danger
# Trapped by Traitors
# Traitors' Treachery
# Flaming Death
# Hurled Through Space
# The Plunge of Peril
# The Toll of Treason
# Descending Doom
# The Power of PatriotismSource: [cite book
last = Cline
first = William C.
title = In the Nick of Time
origyear = 1984
publisher = McFarland & Company, Inc.
isbn = 078640471X
pages = pp. 228
chapter = Filmography

ee also

*Junior G-Men
*"Junior G-Men of the Air" - later serial
*List of film serials by year
*List of film serials by studio


External links

*imdb title|id=0032656|title=Junior G-Men
*amg title|id=1:26793|title=Junior G-Men

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title=Universal Serial
before=Winners of the West (1940)
years=Junior G-Men (1940)
after=The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (1941)

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