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The Adventures of Champion (1955) - TV Series
The exploits of Champion, a wild stallion who befriends twelve year-old Ricky North in the American Southwest in the 1880's. Although Ricky, who lived on his Uncle Sandy's ranch, had a magnetic attraction for trouble, he was always rescued by the Wonder Horse, aided by the boy's other bosom companion, German shepherd dog, Rebel. (imdb)
The famed outlaw is talked into saddeling up for one more bank robbery. (imdb)
Nancy Cartwright is determined to collect an $1,800 feed bill owed to her father Harry Cartwright by a rodeo association. Instead, she is talked into assuming management of the rodeo by Slim Martin and the other performers when they learn the promoter has run off with the cash receipts. Slim and Nancy fall in love and the rodeo is beginning to prosper under her guidance. A thoughtless remark by her to Barbecue Jones, a one-time champion, now an old man, forces him to prove his fitness as a rider
Scientists use a gigantic drilling machine for an expedition to the center of the earth. (imdb)
Sam Wellman (I. Stanford Jolley), Lou Banks (Riley Hill) and Jack Marlin (Marshall Reed) have stolen horses from ranchers and have them corralled in Baxter Canyon, hoping to sell them at inflated prices to the Army with forged bill of sales. Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson) arrives in town in time to separate homesteader Texas Milburn (Fuzzy Knight) and gambler Hemingway (Bill Kennedy) from a gunfight caused by the latter's manipulation of the cards. (imdb)
Lawman Whip Wilson, a retired Texas Ranger, is investigating a gambling ring bribing or forcing rodeo performers to throw certain events. Whip is aided by his pals, Horace Greely Smithers and rodeo performer Jim Bannon, in exposing saloon owner Cory Hanson and gambler Ace Malley as the leaders of the gambling ring. (imdb)
Steve Forsythe/The Durango Kid is trailing holdup man Sam Bartonfrom Texas, but Barton is found first by hotel owner Ace Conley who has his henchmen kill Barton and hide the 1000 $20 gold pieces he has stolen in an abandoned mine. (imdb)
Cowhands Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson), Texas (Fuzzy Knight) and Jim Bannon (Jim Bannon) are heading for a California vacation when Jim gets a letter from his brother, Bob (Kenne Duncan), saying he has struck gold on his property and wants Whip, Texas and Jim to help him work the claim.
Jim Bannon and his partner own a stagecoach line. With the coming of the telegraph and the end of the Pony Express, two men plot to take over and get the new mail contract. When Jim's partner is murdered and Jim's name is written in the sand beside the body, Jim is arrested. At his trial Whip brings surprising evidence that clears Jim and the two plotters are soon arrested.
The family heads to the Wild West when Maggie's grandfather passes away and leaves her his gold mine, near the town of Gower Gulch. When they get to town, however, they discover that they don't know quite where grandpa's gold is (even though his ghost is trying to help), and furthermore a mysterious "Big Boss" is out to prevent them from finding it. (imdb)
When Yance Carter, Andy and Bart, professional killers, murder his father, 13-year-old Johnny Yorke is adopted by Thad Kring, owner of a traveling minstrel show, featuring Sam Cooper as his ace sharpshooter. For the next ten years, while working in the show and becoming an ace sharpshooter with Cooper as his mentor, the adult Johnny maintains a relentless search for Yance, whom he knows only as a big man with a missing finger and a high piercing laugh.
In the fourth and last Red Ryder (following "Ride, Rider, Ride", "Roll, Thunder, Roll" and "The Fighting Redhead" in that order) of the Equity Pictures for Eagle-Lion distribution, filmed in Cinecolor, Red Ryder takes Steve Stevenson, who has saved Red's life, to his ranch and gives him a job. Red's aunt, the Duchess, knew Steve's father, who supposedly committed suicide after losing his ranch betting on a prizefight. (imdb)
Red Ryder gets a telegram from his old friend Dan O'Connor asking for help in his fight against Faro Savage and his gang of rustlers. A gun dropped by Faro during a rustling raid makes Red and Sheila O'Connor, Dan's daughter, think they have ample proof against Faro but they are stymied by the law. Buckskin Blodgett and the Duchess, Red's aunt, find the body of O'Connor who was killed when Faro's men sent the sheriff out on a ruse. (imdb)
Riding the plains with Little Beaver and Buckskin Blodgett, Red Ryder encounters bandits trying to hold up the stagecoach carrying Libby Brooks, owner of the Devil's Hole newspaper, and her brother Gerry. Red drives off the attackers. Gerry prints an editorial condemning gunmen and Frenchy Beaumont, owner of the hotel and saloon, tells his henchman Blackjack Keno to kill Gerry.
Jim Bannon is back as enduring cowboy hero Red Ryder in Eagle-Lion’s Roll, Thunder, Roll. As ever, Ryder’s cohorts are Little Beaver and the Duchess, here played by “Little Brown Jug” and Marin Sais. This time, Ryder tries to prove that a series of cattle raids and ranch fires were not the handiwork of masked Mexican do-gooder El Conejo.
Crooks discover a Genghis Khan treasure ship on the Canada-Alaska border but the treasure is hidden somewhere on land. In their efforts to find the hidden treasure they resort to murder and sabotage to stop the construction of the Alcan highway which will bring homesteaders to the area. Sergeant Royal of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police battles through 12 episodes to find the crooks and to learn the identity of their mysterious leader known only as 'The Boss.' (imdb)
Marshals Lash and Fuzzy are sent to get the goods on Duce Rago. To join Rago's gang, Lash decides to pose as an outlaw by wearing the known belt buckle of a notorious outlaw. (imdb)
How a plane crash in the jungle affects the survivors after they are rescued. (imdb)
Dan Parks is framed by his partner in their freight hauling company by using assets to smuggle stolen government gold, but T-men Steve Ellison and Smiley Burnette work to expose the real culprits.
Mike Lambert, seeking a mining job, instead becomes the patsy for a femme-fatale's schemes. (imdb)
Truck-firm owner Steve Reynolds gets involved in a feud with a rival firm, and shortly thereafter is slugged by a masked assailant who steals the truck he is driving. The assailant runs down a policeman in the truck and leaves other clues pointing to Reynolds as the cop killer. With only a glove, with diamonds stuck in the thumb,as a clue, and while evading the police and other characters after him and the diamonds, Reynolds finally runs down the guilty party and clears himself. (imdb)
When a dead body turns up in the home of a famous actress, two reporters (who also happen to be in love with one another) compete to get the real scoop. (imdb)
United States Treasury agents O'Brien and Genaro infiltrate a counterfeiting ring which has some dangerously good paper. This is supposedly based on several actual Treasury cases. (imdb)
A crashed plane that had a shrunken head aboard is the only clue to a mystery involving a secret code. (imdb)
The daughter of a strange famiy has returned after a long time to the family estate. She has two investigators checking out the eerie goings-on on the estate's spooky mansion. (imdb)
Hannah Brockway, daughter of the leading citizen of Prairie Dog, prosperous insurance man Nathan Brockway, is engaged to be married to Dr. Sam Martin, but she meets and falls in love with Ben Dembrow, the youngest son of outlaw leader Kirk Dembrow. Ben, unwilling to lead the life of his father and two brothers, Frank and Cash, has taken a new name, and he and Hannah are married. But the suspicions of the townspeople hound him and he is tried for a crime he did not commit.
Opening with a car crash and a decapitation, the story is told in flashback as Joe and Doc become involved with a man who tells them that he will die in just such a manner in three days' time. Of course there is a large amount of money involved, and also an Oriental cult, mysterious women, a peg-legged man, and many deaths. (imdb)
Business development prompts an effort to drive out the residents of the Mexican portion of a California town. Against the move is the growing love for a senorita.
As famous surgeon, George Winson, lies on his deathbed, his wife Ann calls on unknown powers to save him. A strange woman (Lilyan) appears from nowhere and takes control. George recovers, but he's mysteriously dominated by Lilyan, and leaves his wife. When the evil woman tempts him into letting his best friend (Roger) die Wilson realizes that Lilyan wants his soul in exchange for the chance to continue living. (imdb)
Jim Bannon, fresh from his radio success on I Love a Mystery, stars in this taut suspenser. The jurors of a celebrated murder case are being bumped off one by one. Now only six jurors are left, and one of them has disappeared, whereabouts unknown. Bannon must find the missing juror before the killer does. The cast includes Janis Carter (menaced) and George MacReady (menacing). The Missing Juror was an excellent post-grad course for future "cult" director Bud Boetticher. (allrovi.com)
Documentary short film explaining the need for secrecy in the exchange of sensitive government information, so as to prevent sabotage or subversion of the American war effort.
I Married Adventure stars Osa Johnson and follows her 1940 best selling book of the same title. Osa is portrayed in studio produced scenes cut with actual footage from her nine world expeditions taken in Africa, Borneo, and the South Seas. If you have already seen Simba (1927), Congorilla (1932) or Baboona (1935), you will recognize the footage. Osa plays herself and her acting abilities are limited. Still, it is a remarkable story that is unique, and gives the viewer a rare insight into pre-WW2