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Earle Snell

Total Credits at Criticker: 71 (Writer)

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    The Desperados Are in Town (1956)
    Lonnie works the family farm in Double Rivers Georgia, but dreams of going west. When he finally leaves, he makes it to Texas where his new friend Frank gets him a job at the livery. But things change as Frank and Lonnie soon are part of the Lupman gang of outlaws. After a disastrous robbery attempt in Plainfield, Texas, Lonnie goes back to Georgia. With both parents dead, Lonnie works the farm until the Lupman Brothers show up. (imdb)
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    Valley of Fire (1951)
    Mayor Autrey sends for a wagon train of women to settle in his town, but baddies Guilford and Rawlings plot to hijack the train and sell the ladies to love-hungry miners instead. (imdb)
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    Ranger of Cherokee Strip (1949)
    Ranger Steve Howard helps Joe Bearclaws stop a gang of crooks who are trying to take control of Cherokee lands.
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    South of Death Valley (1949)
    Steve Downing, aka The Durango Kid, comes to Nugget City to investigate the murder of his brother-in-law, owner of the Carr Mine. Molly Tavish warns him to leave town or get killed because her brothers are the leaders of a ranching clan in a conflict against the miners. Sam Ashton, the miner's leaders, starts the rumor that Tommy Tavish killed Steve's relative' then Tommy is killed and Steve's hat is left at the scene of the crime.
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    Desert Vigilante (1949)
    Silver is being smuggled across the border and the secret passage goes through Betty Long's basement. When Steve arrives he gets tangled up with the rustlers who are now going to have the Durango Kid to contend with. (imdb)
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    El Dorado Pass (1948)
    Charles Starrett returns as The Durango Kid in Columbia's El Dorado Pass. It all begins when Durango, in his everyday guise of Steve Clanton, is falsely accused of robbing a stagecoach. The genuine criminal is not only a thief but a coin collector, searching for a valuable specimen by staging holdups. (allrovi.com)
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    Carson City Raiders (1948)
    Frazier is out to stop Nugget's freight line. He has Starky impersonate the notorious outlaw Fargo Jack. But Rocky quickly realizes that the new Sheriff Tom was the real Fargo Jack and he sets out to trap the gang.
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    Robin Hood of Texas (1947)
    A gang of bank robbers arrive at Gene's ranch. Gene winds up chasing them around the west. (imdb)
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    Rustlers of Devil
    Red Ryder returns to Sioux City, Wyoming, at the close of the Spanish-American War, settling down at the ranch of his aunt, The Duchess, with his pals Little Beaver and "Blizard". But Red soon discovers that the country is over-run by rustlers. Unknown to Red and the citizens, the rustlers are led by the town doctor who tips them off where and when to stage a profitable raid.
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    Homesteaders of Paradise Valley (1947)
    Red Ryder convinces homesteaders to settle in Paradise Valley. Business men in nearby Central City want control of the valley and water supply and propose to build a dam for half interest in the land. They use Red to generate interest in the dam but when the dam is completed, they rig the stockholder's meeting so Central City will get the water. The homesteaders then go after Red whom they think is responsible. (imdb)
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    Vigilantes of Boomtown (1947)
    The ranch of Red Ryder and his aunt, The Duchess, is being used as the training site for "Gentleman Jim" Corbett for his upcoming fight in Carson City, Nevada for the heavyweight championship against Bob Fitzsimmons.
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    Oregon Trail Scouts (1947)
    Red Ryder battles an unscrupulous fur thief named Hunter for the right to trap beaver and otter on the land of Chief Running Fox. Hunter attempts to ambush Ryder and his pal "Bear Trap" and when this fails, he kidnaps Little Beaver, grandson of the Chief, and kills the Judge, with whom the boy had been staying. But the boy manages to escape. The Duchess, Ryder's aunt, turns up and tries to persuade Ryder to return east with her.
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    Along the Oregon Trail (1947)
    The period is the 1840's and Greg Thurston is out to establish his own empire out of a large area of the west. He needs rifles to give to the Indians but Monte Hale breaks up his attack on the supply train. But when they get them by robbing the warehouse, Monte suspects Thuston who had the other key. He follows Thurston only to be caught by him just as Thurston launches his final big attack. (imdb)
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    Stagecoach to Denver (1946)
    Lambert has the stagecoach wrecked killing the Commissioner so his phony replacement can alter Coonskin's land survey. When Red Ryder exposes the survey hoax, Lambert has his stooge Sheriff put Red in jail.
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    Conquest of Cheyenne (1946)
    Red Ryder has to help bring in an oil well on Jackson's ranch. Tom Dean found the oil and has started a well. But banker Tuttle hopes to foreclose on the Jackson ranch and has the oil rig burned down. (imdb)
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    Santa Fe Uprising (1946)
    The Duchess, the aunt of Red Ryder, comes to town to protect her property. Crawford, a town big-shot behind an outlaw gang, tries to prevent her from reaching her destination, but the attack is thwarted by Red. The latter is made town marshal, and when he gets too close to the truth and is making it too hot for the Crawford faction, Crawford has his henchman Luke kidnap Red's Indian friend Little Beaver.
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    Alias Billy the Kid (1946)
    Texas Ranger Sunset Carson is given the mission of tracking down the notorious Marshall gang. Uncovering their hideout, he discovers the gang is led by Ann Marshall and is comprised of three of her ranch-hands, Dakota, PeeWee and Buckskin. He soon learns that they are the innocent victims of a ring of swindlers and cattle rustlers led by the ruthless Matt Conroy. (imdb)
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    Sun Valley Cyclone (1946)
    Red Ryder and Little Beaver ride into a sleepy Arizona town, and are seen by Blackie Blake. Red and his young Indian pal go to the office of Marshal McGaw and Blake sneaks up to a window and is about to shoot Red from ambush, but "Thunder", Red's horse, bears down on him with pounding hoofs. The hostile townspeople gather and are bent upon carrying out the law that says a killer horse must be shot.
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    Sheriff of Redwood Valley (1946)
    Redwood Valley residents raise $50,000 for blasting a mountain tunnel to bring a new railroad there. Town leader Bidwell (James Craven) engineers a plot to steal the money and to blame it on the Reno Kid (Bob Steele) who has recently broken out of prison in order to clear himself of false charges that sent him there and caused him to lose his ranch. The badly-wounded sheriff turns his badge over to Red Ryder (Bill Elliott).
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    Colorado Pioneers (1945)
    In Chicago, Red catches the crook Bull and his two young accomplices. Hoping to reform the boys, he brings them back to the ranch. But upon returning he finds that part of the ranch has been burned and all the hands are quitting. (imdb)
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    Come Out Fighting (1945)
    The police commissioner asks some local street kids to toughen up his sissy son. (imdb)
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    Wagon Wheels Westward (1945)
    While not exact remakes, two 1945 westerns - Republic's Wagon Wheels Westward and Monogram's Springtime in Texas - are close enough to the plot of Universal's 1943 Cheyenne Roundup to be labeled next-of-kin versions. Republic's offering finds The Duchess and her nephew Red Ryder setting out to pioneer a new stagecoach line through the wild, rough country leading to Desert Springs, a small, isolated town. (imdb)
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    Phantom of the Plains (1945)
    Red Ryder and Little Beaver return to Blue Springs and learn that the Duchess, Red's aunt, is going to sell her stagecoach line and marry a snooty Englishman Talbot Champneys, who is really Fancy Charlie, who has the nasty habit of marrying rich women and then killing them for their fortune. The concerned Red thinks everything is okay until he sees Champneys mistreating Red's horse, Thunder, and he then decides to investigate Champneys.
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    3 of a Kind (1944)
    Two vaudeville acrobats adopt the son of an actor friend. (imdb)
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    Bowery Champs (1944)
    Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent. They hide her from the police while they investigate. (imdb)
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    Taxi, Mister (1943)
    Its is NYC in 1928 and taxi-cab owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett are making a hard-scrabble living with the one tumbledown cab they have between them, and take shifts driving. Tim falls in love at first sight with dancer Sadie O'Brien, who has also caught the eye of gangster Louis Glorio, and the latter is none too thrilled with Tim's courtship of Sadie. (imdb)
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    Nazty Nuisance (1943)
    Nazty Nuisance (1943) - Short Film
    Hitler summons the Axis leaders to a secret island meeting with disastrous results. (TCM.com)
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    The McGuerins from Brooklyn (1942)
    Two cab drivers try to make a beat up cab into their ticket to success. (tcm.com)
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    Thunder River Feud (1942)
    Attracted by a picture of Maybelle Pembroke, the Range Busters, bantering between themselves, head for the Pembroke ranch separetely. Crash arrives posing as a dude while Dusty arrives posing as Crash, a mixup having put his picture in the paper identified as Crash. Later Alibi arrives and the three go to work when outlaws trick the Pembroke ranch and it's neighbor into a gunfight with each other. (imdb)
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    Rock River Renegades (1942)
    Recently elected Marshal Luke Graham falls under suspicion when he's unable to discover the local band of rustlers, which are really led by Jim Dawson, who is also trying to steal Grace Ross, daughter of the local newspaper editor. (imdb)
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    Brooklyn Orchid (1942)
    Taxicab company owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett rescue Lucy Gibbs from a suicide attempt and she insists on placing her life and destiny in the hands of her two rescuers. From there, the two men try to keep their guardianship of the blonde young rescuee from Tim's socially ambitious wife, Sadie McGuerin, and Eddie's fiancée Mabel Cooney. (imdb)
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    Saddle Mountain Roundup (1941)
    Someone is trying to kill Magpie Harper so he sends for the Range Busters. Crash and Dusty arrive to find him murdered. Then Alibi who was bringing the Range Busters' cattle drive money fails to show up. Dusty accidently finds a secret mine tunnel that leads to Alibi whom he sets free. Returning they see the murderer who flees but Crash is nearby to chase after him.
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    Trail of the Silver Spurs (1941)
    The Range Busters are after Jingler and the gold taken from the Denver mint. They travel to Bottleneck only to find it a ghost town. But after Alibi salts the mine, Bottleneck quickly becomes a boom town. (imdb)
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    Wrangler
    The notorious outlaw Black Bart has reappeared and the Range Busters are sent to investigate. When they find that Black Bart is now a respectable citizen and that someone is impersonating him, they set a trap for the robber. (imdb)
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    The Kid
    Harmon forces Jimmy to reveal the location of some hidden money. When Harmon's men go after the money, the Range Busters break up the attempted robbery. For his next move, Harmon lays a trap for Crash. (imdb)
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    Gauchos of El Dorado (1941)
    Gaucho escapes from Braden's gang only to be shot by them. The Mesquiteers drive away the outlaws and take his money on to his mother. But Isabella thinks Tucson is her long lost son and they don't have the heart to tell her he is dead. (imdb)
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    Tonto Basin Outlaws (1941)
    The Range Busters,enlist in Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War, but are mustered out and sent to Wyoming to clean up a cattle-rustling situation that is affecting the Army's meat supply. Arriving in North Butte, Crash's home town, they all get separate jobs. Jane Blanchard, a reporter from the Denver Daily, also arrives in town in search of a story, and is posing as a waitress. They learn that Jeff Miller is behind the huge combine of rustlers, but Miller also learns
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    The Trail Blazers (1940)
    The Continental Telegraph Co. is putting a telegraph line to the town and the fort. They know that the telegraph is needed to stop the activities of the outlaws, but only the outlaws can see the importance of the telegraph. They steal the supply wagons form the boys, which leaves only enough supplies to run a 30 mile line between Fort Dodd and Fort Jackson. But the outlaws attack the camp, killing everyone including Tom and Emily. The boys get more money and a new engineer to build the line betw
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    West of Pinto Basin (1940)
    Three cowboys fight a saloon owner who is trying to grab up all the local land by engineering stagecoach robberies so an irrigation dam can't be built.
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    Rocky Mountain Rangers (1940)
    Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico are Texas Rangers unable to enter the territory known as the Panhandle as it is not part of the state, and lawlessness runs rampant there, under the guerrilla leader, King Barton. (imdb)
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    Oklahoma Renegades (1940)
    Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico, known as The Three Mesquiteers, return to Oklahoma at the close of the Spanish-American War, and are concerned that some of their wounded buddies have no prospects for a satisfactory future. When the government offers preferred homesteads in the newly-opened Oklahoma territory to war veterans, they send word for their pals to join them there. Once there, the veterans meet a hostile reception as the cattlemen resent the influx of "nesters" and are determined t
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    Am I Guilty? (1940)
    A young black doctor sets out to establish a free clinic in Harlem.
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    Covered Wagon Days (1940)
    Stony Brooke, Rusty Joslin and Rico, the Three Mesquiteers, are returning from Mexico and are stopped at the border by Army officials, who are attempting to apprehend smugglers who are buying cheap silver in Mexico and smuggling it into the States, where they can take advantage of a silver stabilizing measure and sell it at a high price. The Army men suspect the Mesquiteers. Don Diego, uncle of Rico and Carlos is being urged by Ransome to sell his mine but refuses. (imdb)
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    Private Detective (1939)
    When they are forced to work together, rival detectives fall in love. (imdb)
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    The Days of Jesse James (1939)
    Roy Rogers has been sent to bring in Jesse James. After Wyatt's bank is robbed and Jesse is blamed, Roy is able to work himself into Jesse's gang. Learning that Jesse does not have the banks money, Roy realizes Wyatt robbed his own bank posing as Jesse. Roy now sets a trap for Wyatt that he hopes will recover the money. (imdb)
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    Wide Open Faces (1938)
    Criminal from all over the country converge on the Lakeside Inn in Willow Springs where bank robber Duke Temple (Stanley Fields) has stashed $100,000. Wilbur Keeks (Joe E. Brown),soda jerk at the town drugstore, who had aided in the capture of Temple, tries to prevent the crooks from wrecking the inn. (imdb)
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    It Happened Out West (1937)
    Bank employee assigned to tell Arizona rancher her property is no good gets suspicious when her foreman agrees. Turns out his banker boss and the foreman know there's silver on that property. (imdb)
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    Secret Valley (1937)
    Rancher entertains girl in Nevada to get a divorce. Then her gangster husband shows up. (imdb)
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    Rogue of the Range (1936)
    Doran and the Sheriff have a scheme to bring in an outlaw gang. Doran is sent to prison so he and the gang leader Mitchell can break out. This gets him into the gang but he is in trouble when it's revealed he is working with the Sheriff. (imdb)
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    Burning Gold (1936)
    Jim Thornton is an independent wildcat driller in California who hits a gusher and overnight riches, and marries his sweetheart that is a singer at a local saloon. But he can't handle being rich, and the marriage is on the rocks. (imdb)
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    Desert Phantom (1936)
    Billy Donovan arrives looking for his sister's killer. When he hires on at the Halloran ranch where the mysterious Phantom has killed all the hands, it's not long before the Phantom shoots him. (imdb)
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    Everyman
    Jim Morgan, in cahoots with the Sheriff, hires three wanted gunmen Dog Town Kid, Gibbs, and Pike and makes them Deputies. He wants them to kick the homesteaders off their land. The Kid then arrests the outlaw Lobo Joe. When the three fail him, Morgan turns to Lobo Joe with disastrous results. (imdb)
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    Wild Brian Kent (1936)
    Polo player Brian stops in a Kansas town and find a girl and her aunt needing money to keep their ranch. He also finds his new real estate partner is the crook trying to do the women out of their ranch. (imdb)
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    Roaming Lady (1936)
    Joyce Reid (Fay Wray), a wealthy young debutante, stows away on a cargo ship to China, carrying as passengers her dashing aviator sweetheart, Dan Bailey (Ralph Bellamy) and and her munitions-producing father, E. J. Reid (Thurston Hall) and an assortment of the usual south-seas characters along with some orientals with varying agendas...and some plot-lines straight out of "Terry and the Pirates." The cargo included a shipment of bombs and machine guns.
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    Escape from Devil
    Johanna Harrington waits eagerly at her cottage on the edge of the jungle that flanks the Devil's Island penal colony for the arrival of her father Steve Garrington, her sweetheart Dario, and Andre Dion, an innocent convict. The three had made good their escape several day before. Andre arrives first with news that her father had been killed. He falls in love with Johanna and is in her arms several days later when Dario arrives. (imdb)
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    Stone of Silver Creek (1935)
    A saloon owner falls for one of his girls. (imdb)
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    Branded a Coward (1935)
    Safely from behind some shrubbery, Johnny Hume, a boy of 6 or 7, witnesses the slaughter of his mother, father and brother by the guns of a gang led by "the Cat". Twenty years later finds Johnny grown to manhood, an expert bronc rider and target shooter - but paralyzed with fearful memories in an actual gunfight. This is brought home to him when some outlaws stick up the local saloon and Johnny ends up cowering behind the bar. (imdb)
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    Night Alarm (1934)
    A reporter itching to get off the boring gardening "beat" gets a chance to investigate a series of arson fires that have been plaguing the city. He believes the fires are tied into a web of political corruption involving a wealthy businessman, the mayor and the police chief. Complicatins ensue when the girl assigned to help him turns out to be the businessman's daughter. (imdb)
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    Tomorrow
    A look at how his parents' divorce affects the life of a young boy. (imdb)
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    On Your Guard (1933)
    An ex-con makes for a backwoods town intending to rob the bank, and becomes involved in protecting three orphans from land swindlers instead. (imdb)
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    Fargo Express (1933)
    When Mort loses his and Ken's money at poker, Goss gets him to rob the stage. He is captured, identified by his palomino horse. Ken tries to clear him by robbing a stage while riding a palomino, but he also gets caught. (imdb)
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    Tombstone Canyon (1932)
    Maynard hears the cry of the weird masked "phantom" of Tombstone Canyon. The plot thickens when Maynard discovers a man with a key to his past has been murdered by the phantom. (imdb)
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    Branded Men (1931)
    When Rod, Ramrod, and Half-A-Rod ride into Steep Gulch, they immediately become Sheriffs. The previous Sheriffs have been killed by Mace and his gang who don't wait long before they make an attempt on the new trio. (imdb)
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    Alias: The Bad Man (1931)
    A ranger joins the outlaw gang whose boss he believes is a murderer. (imdb)
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    The Two Gun Man (1931)
    Hired guns threaten ranchers. (imdb)
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    Range Law (1931)
    Having escaped from prison, a cowboy looks for the man that framed him.
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    Dancing Dynamite (1931)
    A fisherman on Catalna Island tries to break into "society" and winds up helping a rich young girl mixed up with kidnappers. (imdb)
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    Sunny Skies (1930)
    The first of two films pairing western/serial/action-film leading man Rex Lease (who also sings and dances here) and dialect comedian and comic writer Benny Rubin. (imdb)
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    Hot Curves (1930)
    The star pitcher on the Pittsburgh ball team gets into trouble with a gold-digging groupie and his catcher helps him get back into the game. (imdb)
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    One Hysterical Night (1929)
    The scheming aunt and uncle of William Judd, heir to the family fortune, persuade him to pose as Napoleon at a fancy masquerade ball, but they are actually having him committed to an insane asylum. Since all the other inmates/attendees think they are historical figures such as Robin Hood, the Duke of Wellington, Paul Revere, William Tell, Salome, Robinson Crusoe, Sherlock Holmes and others, it takes a while for Judd to separate the wheat from the chaff and prove he is not deranged. His quest bec
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    The Busher (1919)
    A young baseball pitcher in the bush leagues is discovered by a big-league manager and given his chance in the major leagues. (imdb)
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