Scouts to the Rescue

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Scouts to the Rescue
Directed by Alan James
Ray Taylor
Produced by Henry MacRae
Written by Irving Crump
Wyndham Gittens
George H. Plympton
Basil Dickey
Joseph F. Poland
Starring Jackie Cooper
David Durand
Bill Cody, Jr.
Vondell Darr
William Ruhl
Music by Charles Previn
Cinematography William A. Sickner
Edited by Saul A. Goodkind
Irving Birnbaum
Joseph Gluck
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • November 5, 1939 (1939-11-05)
Running time
12 chapters (231 minutes)
Country United States
Language English

Scouts to the Rescue is a 1939 Universal film serial directed by Alan James and Ray Taylor.


A troop of Boy Scouts use a treasure map to find a stash of counterfeit notes and a lost tribe with a secret Radium deposit.


Chapter titles[edit]

  1. Death Rides the Air
  2. Avalanche of Doom
  3. Trapped by the Indians
  4. River of Doom
  5. Descending Doom
  6. Ghost Town Menace
  7. Destroyed by Dynamite
  8. Thundering Hoofs [sic]
  9. The Fire God Strikes
  10. The Battle at Ghost Town
  11. Hurtling Through Space
  12. The Boy Scouts' Triumph


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 223. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Red Barry (1938)
Universal Serial
Scouts to the Rescue (1939)
Succeeded by
Buck Rogers (1939)