The Long Shot (1939)

imdb rating6.1
A racetrack melodrama, The Long Shot features Marsha Hunt and Gordon Jones as trainers of a thoroughbred horse. Despite the rivalries of their parents, the couple prepares to jointly enter the Santa Anita handicap. The odds are against their entry, but Hunt and Jones have every confidence of winning. Just before the starting bugle, gangsters intrude, demanding that the trainers throw the Big Race.

Director

Charles Lamont

Cast

Gordon Jones - Jeff Clayton
Marsha Hunt - Martha Sharon
Harry Davenport - Henry Sharon
C. Henry Gordon - Lew Ralston
George Meeker - Dell Baker
George E. Stone - Danny Welch
Frank Darien - Zeb Jenkins
Tom Kennedy - Mike Claurens
Emerson Treacy - Henry Knox
Gay Seabrook - Helen Knox
Benny Burt - Joe Popopopolis
Jimmy Robinson - Tucky
Denmore Chief - Certified Check
Joe Hernandez - Racing Announcer
James Keefe - Racing Announcer
Wilson Benge - Groom
Dorothy Fay - Betty Ralston
Earle Hodgins - Collins
Wilbur Mack - Bookmaker
Lee Phelps
Norman Phillips Jr. - Jockey
Jason Robards Sr. - Doctor
Claire Rochelle - Nurse
Carl Meyer - Jockey
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