Holt of the Secret Service

Secret agents encounter danger as they pursue a murderous ring of counterfeiters
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 4 hours, 39 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: December 21, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1941
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Tough talking, quick-fisted Secret Service agent Jack Holt infiltrates a gang of counterfeiters who are flooding the market with undetectable phony bills. A shadowy criminal syndicate has kidnapped one of the government's best engravers to print the bogus currency, and Holt has been called up to destroy the operation from the inside. Posing as a dangerous criminal, Jack gains entrance to the gang's remote mountain hideout, bringing fellow agent Kay Drew along. Operating among the enemy, Holt and Drew struggle to keep their true identities from being revealed through fifteen exciting chapters.

Rugged leading man Jack Holt garnered early career success in a series of Zane Grey westerns. A top draw during the silent film era, Holt made an easy transition when talkies arrived, but stayed in familiar territory, acting mainly in B westerns and adventure yarns.

Product Description:

This is Holt's famous serial saga about a two-fisted government agent busting a ruthless counterfeit-ring. Included are 15 original, unedited episodes.


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Really good action ! Movie Lover: from yonkers, NY US -- November, 5, 2007

Keeps you at the edge of your seat. This guy is Tough and will take anyone on and live thru it. If you watch the movie he even walks like a tough guy. These so called tough guys of today could learn something from this guy !!

Holt of the Secret Service Movie Lover: from Venice, FL US -- June, 4, 2007

Great story,full of action and the transfer was great.Picture is very clear and made you feel like you where "right there" even in black and white.If you love gangsters,lots of fist fights and lots of action this is the one for you.Love these cliffhangers.One great thing about them too,is you can watch one chapter at a time,makes it seem like it goes on forever,with so many thrills and excitment.Like getting more then just one movie,then its over,where with these cliffhangers you can either watch one chapter each day or more.I loved it

First Class Serial Adventure ! Movie Lover: from Norwich, England UK -- February, 3, 2005

I was intrigued by this for 2 reasons ... a) not many B stars have their names in the title of their films, b) Jack Holt is Tim Holt's (Treasure of the Sierra Madre/Magnificent Ambersons) dad !!!. I wasn't expecting too much but I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it. A reasonable budget and script, competent performances (especially from Jack and serial veteran Tris Coffin) and a high quota of well-staged action scenes left me wanting more of the same. Some serials, when viewed in one sitting as I viewed (yes, I am that sad) this can become repetitive, but not here here. The DVD loses a star because the picture is often quite dark but the sound is good and viewing pleasure doesn't suffer too much. Recommended.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 450
  • UPC: 089218459695
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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