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Retired hockey player Johnny Hansen, in order to make money to enlarge his chicken farm, returns to the game and leads his team into the championship series. Just before the series starts, he is offered a bribe to throw the games but refuses. An attempt is made on his life which results in Bobby, the team's mascot, being injured. Written by Les Adams

  1. George Waggner

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Arthur Lubin


  3. Harold Buckley


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Wayne

    John Wayne

    Johnny Hanson

  2. Sheila Bromley

    Sheila Bromley

    Helen Dale

  3. Charles Brokaw

    Charles Brokaw

    Jack Irwin

  4. Bill Burrud

    Bill Burrud

    Bobby (as Billy Burrud)

  5. Jane Johns


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Idol of the Crowds
Idol of the Crowds


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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 30, 1937


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 0m

Budget -

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