Penrod and Sam (1937 film)
|Penrod and Sam|
|Directed by||William C. McGann|
|Screenplay by||Lillie Hayward|
|Produced by||Bryan Foy|
|Cinematography||L. William O'Connell|
|Edited by||Thomas Pratt|
|Music by||Howard Jackson|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Penrod and Sam is a 1937 drama film directed by William C. McGann and written by Lillie Hayward and Hugh Cummings. It was the third screen version of American writer Booth Tarkington's novel Penrod and Sam. The film stars Billy Mauch, Frank Craven, Spring Byington, Craig Reynolds, Harry Watson and Jackie Morrow. The film was released by Warner Bros. on February 28, 1937.
Penrod Schofield and his gang are the Jr. G Men, a secret club where all members are sworn to uphold the law and turn in crooks. When the mother of the youngest member is killed by bank robbers, the boys go into action.
- Billy Mauch as Penrod
- Frank Craven as Mr. Schofield
- Spring Byington as Mrs. Schofield
- Craig Reynolds as Roy 'Dude' Hanson
- Harry Watson as Sam
- Jackie Morrow as Rodney Bitts
- Philip Hurlic as Verman Diggs
- Charles Halton as Mr. Rodney H. Bitts
- Bernice Pilot as Delia
- Kenneth Harlan as Real G-Man
- ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films 1893-1993: Penrod and Sam
- ^ Hal Erickson (2016). "Penrod-and-Sam - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on 2016-03-07. Retrieved 2015-08-29.
- ^ "Penrod and Sam (1937) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-08-29.
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