Straight from the Shoulder (1936)

Genres - Crime, Drama  |   Run Time - 67 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Curt Hayden (Ralph Bellamy), a witness from the mob, is hidden away in a remote mountain cabin for his own safety. Accompanying Hayden is his young son Johnny (David Holt), who resents his father for planning to remarry. But Johnny loyally rushes to his dad's defense when a pair of gunmen invade the cabin during Hayden's absence. As the assassins await Hayden's return, Johnny concocts a deucedly clever scheme to disarm them. This tension-laden climax is the best part of the picture, which otherwise is a traditional crime melodrama with romantic undertones.

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bank, boy, cabin, child, family-in-danger, father, gangster, identification, killing, melt, murder, plans, robbery, sabotage, threat, thug, weapons, witness, shoulder