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The Rookie Cop

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The Rookie Cop
Directed byDavid Howard
Produced byBert Gilroy
StarringTim Holt
CinematographyHarry J. Wild
Music byRoy Webb
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
April 28, 1939[1]
Box office$162,000[2]

The Rookie Cop is a 1939 film directed by David Howard and starring Tim Holt as a rookie cop who wants to prove his friend wasn't involved with a robbery. The film also stars Virginia Weidler, Janet Shaw, Frank M. Thomas, and Muriel Evans.



The film made a profit of $18,000.[2]

The Los Angeles Times called it "an unusually agreeable picture".[4]


  1. ^ "The Rookie Cop: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 12, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931–1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p56
  3. ^ Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p131
  4. ^ "ROOKIE COP' AGREEABLE". Los Angeles Times. May 5, 1939. p. 13.

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