Ace Drummond (1936)

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

Price: $12.95

Ace Drummond

Directed by Ford Beebe and Clifford Smith

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.

Chapter titles

  1. Where East meets West
  2. The Invisible Enemy
  3. The Doorway of Doom
  4. The Radio Riddle
  5. Bullets of Sand
  6. Evil Spirits
  7. The Trackless Trail
  8. The Sign in the Sky
  9. Secret Service
  10. The Mountain of Jade
  11. The Dragon Commands
  12. The Squadron of Death
  13. The Worlds Akin