Scouts to the Rescue

Scouts to the Rescue is a 1939 Universal film serial directed by Alan James and Ray Taylor. It starred Jackie Cooper and Bill Cody Jr.

Scouts to the Rescue
Directed byAlan James
Ray Taylor
Produced byHenry MacRae
Written byIrving Crump
Wyndham Gittens
George H. Plympton
Basil Dickey
Joseph F. Poland
StarringJackie Cooper
David Durand
Bill Cody, Jr.
Vondell Darr
William Ruhl
Music byCharles Previn
CinematographyWilliam A. Sickner
Edited bySaul A. Goodkind
Irving Birnbaum
Joseph Gluck
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • November 5, 1939 (1939-11-05)
Running time
12 chapters (231 minutes)
CountryUnited States


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

  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


  1. Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 223. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.
Preceded by
Red Barry (1938)
Universal Serial
Scouts to the Rescue (1939)
Succeeded by
Buck Rogers (1939)
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