The Hurricane Express

The Hurricane Express

Infobox Film
name = The Hurricane Express

image_size =
caption =
director = Armand Schaeffer
J.P. McGowan
producer =
writer = Colbert Clark
Barney Sarecky
Wyndham Gittens
George Morgan
J.P. McGowan
narrator =
starring = John Wayne
Tully Marshall
Conway Tearle
music =
cinematography =
editing =
distributor = Mascot Pictures
released = 1932
runtime = 12 chapters (227 min)
country = USA
language = English
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
website =
amg_id = 1:23943
imdb_id = 0023038

"The Hurricane Express" (1932) is a 12-chapter Mascot Pictures film serial that stars John Wayne as an airplane pilot who goes after a mystery villain named "The Wrecker," the man responsible for a train crash that killed Wayne's father.


* Tully Marshall as Howard L. Edwards, Railroad manager
* Conway Tearle as Stevens, Railroad attorney
* John Wayne as Larry Baker
* Shirley Grey as Gloria Stratton, aka Gloria Martin
* Edmund Breese as Frank Stratton, Gloria's father
* Lloyd Whitlock as Walter Gray, Airline manager
* Al Bridge as Carlson, Plainville station agent
* Matthew Betz as Tom Jordan, a railroad engineer
* Joseph W. Girard as Detective Matthews
* James P. Burtis as Detective Hemingway, Matthews' assistant
* Ernie Adams as Henchman Barney, The Wrecker's machine gunner henchman
* Charles King as Mike, one of The Wrecker's henchmen
* J. Farrell MacDonald as Jim Baker, a railroad engineer
* Al Ferguson as Sandy, The Wrecker's pilot
* Glenn Strange as Jim, one of The Wrecker's henchmen


Written by Colbert Clark, Barney Sarecky, Wyndham Gittens, George Morgan, and J.P. McGowan

Directed by Armand Schaeffer and J.P. McGowan [Names were taken from the title screen of the Hurricane Express]

Chapter titles

# The Wrecker
# Flying Pirates
# The Masked Menace
# Buried Alive
# Danger Lights
# Airport Mystery
# Sealed Lips
# Outside the Law
# The Invisible Enemy
# The Wrecker's Secret
# Wings of Death
# UnmaskedSource: [cite book
last = Cline
first = William C.
title = In the Nick of Time
origyear = 1984
publisher = McFarland & Company, Inc.
isbn = 078640471X
pages = pp. 206
chapter = Filmography

ee also

* John Wayne filmography (1926-1940)
* List of film serials by year
* List of film serials by studio


External links

*imdb title|id=0023038|title=The Hurricane Express
*amg title|id=1:23943

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* [ Watch All Chapters at] :
** [ Chapter 01 The Wrecker]
** [ Chapter 02 Flying Pirates]
** [ Chapter 03 The Masked Killer]
** [ Chapter 04 Buried Alive]
** [ Chapter 05 Danger Lights]
** [ Chapter 06 The Airport Mystery]
** [ Chapter 07 Sealed Lips]
** [ Chapter 08 Outside the Law]
** [ Chapter 09 The Invincible Enemy]
** ['s-secret.html Chapter 10 The Wrecker's Secret]
** [ Chapter 11 Wings of Death]
** [ Chapter 12 Unmasked]

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title=Mascot Serial
before=The Last of the Mohicans (1932)
years=The Hurricane Express(1932)
after=The Devil Horse (1932)

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