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The Oil Raider

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The Oil Raider
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Directed bySpencer Gordon Bennet
Written byHomer King Gordon
George Morgan
Rex Taylor
Produced bySpencer Gordon Bennet
Lester F. Scott Jr.
StarringBuster Crabbe
Gloria Shea
George Irving
CinematographyEdward Snyder
Edited byFrederick Bain
Production
company
Scott-Bennet Productions
Distributed byMayfair Pictures
Release date
November 1, 1934
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Oil Raider is a 1934 American action film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and starring Buster Crabbe, Gloria Shea and George Irving. It was produced on Poverty Row as a second feature and was distributed by independent company Mayfair Pictures.[1]

Plot

Dave Warren, a wildcatter, has uncovered a potentially profitable oil well but needs more money to keep drilling. He borrows fifty thousand dollars from an investment banker Varley. When Varley's financial interests suffer a severe collapse he needs urgent money and hires men to sabotage the drilling so that he can foreclose and use the oil to recover his fortunes. However, his own daughter Alice has fallen in love with Warren.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Pitts p.239

Bibliography

  • Pitts, Michael R. Poverty Row Studios, 1929–1940: An Illustrated History of 55 Independent Film Companies, with a Filmography for Each. McFarland & Company, 2005.
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