Stars: John King, Jean Rogers, Noah Beery, Jr., Lon Chaney, Jr. Director: Ford Beebe and Clifford Smith Runtime: 221 Minutes Language: English Color: Black and White Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
Ace Drummond (1936)
Directed by Ford Beebe and Clifford Smith
Cast: John 'Dusty' King .... Ace Drummond Jean Rogers .... Peggy Trainor Noah Beery Jr. .... Jerry Guy Bates Post .... The Grand Lama Lon Chaney Jr. .... Henchman Ivan Jackie Morrow .... Billy Meredith Selmer Jackson .... William Meredith, Sr. Robert Warwick .... Winston James B. Leong .... Henry Kee Chester Gan .... Kai-Chek Arthur Loft .... Chang-Ho, The Dragon
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to find out why a mysterious villain known only as “The Dragon” is trying to prevent the newly formed International Airways from setting up an airport there. Ace meets Peggy Trainor (Jean Rogers) who is searching for her archaeologist father who has disappeared. Together they search for answers to the puzzles.