Rubber Racketeers (1942)

06/26/1942 (US) DramaCrime 1h 7m

Deadlier than the public enemies... more ruthless than Murder, Inc... are these dealers in death who threaten the lives of millions!

Overview

Racketeer Gillin is paroled from prison and immediately goes to work trying to make an illegal buck from America's war effort. With rationing in effect the black market tire business is booming. Gillen's mob sets up car lots around town where they peddle stolen tires and "new" tires milled in the gangster's factories from cheap faulty materials. People begin to die in crashes as the defective tires fail. Bill Barry leads his fellow defense plant workers on a crusade to uncover the source of the black market rubber and bring the guilty to justice. Although clearly intended to warn the public about black market tire smuggling, Rubber Racketeers holds it own as a saga of mobsters versus an irate public.

  1. Harold Young

    Director

  2. Henry Blankfort

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ricardo Cortez

    Ricardo Cortez

    Gilin

  2. Rochelle Hudson

    Rochelle Hudson

    Nikki

  3. William Henry

    William Henry

    Bill Barry (as Bill Henry)

  4. Barbara Read

    Barbara Read

    Mary Dale

  5. John Abbott

    John Abbott

    Dumbo

  6. Dick Rich

    Dick Rich

    Mule

  7. Dewey Robinson

    Dewey Robinson

    Larkin

  8. Sam Edwards

    Sam Edwards

    Freddy Dale

  9. Kam Tong

    Kam Tong

    Tom

  10. View More

Full Cast & Crew

Rubber Racketeers

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

86

Almost there...

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page

Want to rate or add this item to a list?

Login