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Oliver Drake

Total Titles at Criticker: 71 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Writer (61) | Director (16)
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The Mummy and the Curse of the Jackals (1969)
A mummy battles a jackal-man in Las Vegas. (imdb)
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A Lust to Kill (1958)
A cowboy escapes from jail with the help of his girlfriend, and goes after the men he believes are responsible for his brother being shot down by lawmen. (imdb)
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26 Men (1957)
26 Men (1957) - TV Series
True stories of the Arizona rangers around 1900.
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Dragoon Wells Massacre (1957)
A cavalry officer, the sole survivor of an Indian attack, and a wagon load of prisoners travel through hostile Indian country. (imdb)
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The Parson and the Outlaw (1957)
Pretending death at the hands of his friend, Marshal Pat Garrett. Billy the Kid rides away to live in peace under a new name in a far away frontier town, only to run foul of ruthless empire builder Col. Morgan and his top gun Jack Slade. (imdb)
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The Range Rider (1951)
The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.
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Battling Marshal (1950)
Sunset comes to the aid of a family in trouble. A vein of gold has been found on their land and the bad guys are out to take it over. This time they use a fake Doctor who claims there is an epidemic of smallpox and he tries to apply a poisonous injection. When Sunset breaks that up, the henchmen are brought in for the attack. (imdb)
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Lawless Code (1949)
Curly Blake, nephew and heir of wealthy Red Rock rancher Jed Gordon, persuades his uncle not to invest in a crooked land scheme promoted by former judge Harmon Steele and his secretary Lem Martin. Thinking Curly has cheated in a poker game with Tom Blaine and Carter, Gordon disowns him and invests with Steele, not realizing that the latter has paid Blaine and Carter to frame Curly. Later, realizing that Steele is a crook, he confronts Steele, who kills Gordon with Blaine's gun. (imdb)
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Brand of Fear (1949)
Jimmy Wakely and Cannonball Taylor escort Anne Lamont, the new school teacher, to Oreville, where she is molested by two outlaws, Tom Slade and Cal Derringer. Marshal Blackjack Flint wounds Slade, who tells Derringer that lawman Flint is wanted by the law and, unknown to Anne, is also her father. Derringer than kills Slade and begins to blackmail Flint. Jimmy and Cannonball join the fray on the side of Flint, the reformed outlaw. (imdb)
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Across the Rio Grande (1949)
Outlaws attempting to kidnap Steve Blaine from a stagecoach are ran off by the sharpshooting of his sister, Sally and rescuers Jimmy Wakely and Cannonball Taylor. Steve is investigating his father's sudden death after charges of theft from the Sloan/Carson mine. Sloan is killed after Wakely learns that ore is being smuggled across the Mexican border into the mine, and then sold at the higher U.S. prices. (imdb)
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Deadline (1948)
A Pony Express rider discovers some mysterious goings-on during the construction of a telegraph line. When a murder is committed, he is blamed for it. (imdb)
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Fighting Mustang (1948)
Sunset has two problems. Rustlers and the disertion of the Kid he helped make a Ranger. The rustlers reside in an area not as yet part of the state and out of the Rangers jurisdiction. When the rustlers are informed as to the location of the ballot box that will mean annexation of their territory to the state, the Kid learns of their intentions and to redeem himself, rides off to alert Sunset. (imdb)
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Sunset Carson Rides Again (1948)
Sunset Carson is trying to raise money for a new school and his partner Sam Webster is out to stop him. When Carson plans a benefit prize-fight, Webster plans to make off with the proceeds. (imdb)
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Charlie Chan in the Feathered Serpent (1948)
In order to learn the location of a fabled Aztec treasure, a professor kidnaps his colleague, the only man able to read the ancient Aztec script that is supposed to reveal the location of the treasure. Charlie Chan and his #1 and #2 sons journey to the jungles of Mexico to find the victim and bring the kidnapper and his gang to justice. (imdb)
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Moon Over Montana (1946)
A virtual remake of Republic's 1942 "Call of the Canyon", this one has Jimmy Wakely and his sidekick "Lasses" White running into trouble when they attempt to hire some cattle cars on the Cattleman's Railroad to take their herd to market. Rancher Joseph Colton (Stanley Blystone) has bought up all the cattle cars and intends to purchase the penniless line from principal stockholder Gywnn Randall (Jennifer Holt). (imdb)
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Lonesome Trail (1945)
Jimmy and partner Dusty have bought a ghost town in the Cherokee strip. When they arrive they find their other partner Lasses has sold 51% to four crooks. The four then fake a gold rush to bring in people. Jimmy's plan is to have the strip annexed to Texas but when election day arrives the outlaws control the ballot box and also seal off the town to keep others away. (imdb)
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Border Buckaroos (1943)
With the owner of a ranch now dead, Melford takes aim at the two heirs. The will states they must arrive by a certain date or the property will revert to his Lawyer cohort. When his men try to stop their arrival the Texas Rangers appear just in time. Tex poses as a hired gunman and Jim as one of the heirs as they try to find out why Melford wants an apparently worthless ranch. (imdb)
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Fighting Valley (1943)
The Independent Smelting Company is being forced out of business through ore shipments being hijacked while on the way from the various mines. Ma Donovan, owner of the Elkhorn Mine, asks for help from Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins. They learn from Frank Burke, manager of the smelter, that if he cannot get ore he will be forced to close, and the miners will have to do business with the Rio Grande Corporation owned by Dan Wakely. (imdb)
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The Silver Bullet (1942)
A cowboy heads for the town where his father was murdered to find out who was responsible. (imdb)
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Arizona Stage Coach (1942)
In the midst of some friendly horseplay on their "Flying R" ranch, the Range Busters, Crash Corrigan, Dusty King and Alibi Terhune, are sobered by the arrival of a buckboard bearing their old friend Larry Meadows and his niece Dorrie Willard. Meadows seeks their aid against a gang of outlaws terrorizing his town. (imdb)
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Today I Hang (1942)
Henry Courtney, a wealthy importer is found murdered and the famous DeNormand necklace has been stolen. The false testimony of two witnesses, Rand and Hobbs, puts Jim O'Brien in the shadow of the hangman's noose. Martha Courtney, widow of the murdered man and Jim's former sweetheart is convinced he isn't guilty, and promises crooked lawyer Roger Lanning the necklace - which Jim doesn't have - if he can arrange for Jim's escape.
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Boss of Hangtown Mesa (1942)
Judge Ezra Barnes, crooked-lawyer Clint Ranier and saloon-owner Flash Hollister control the town of Hangtown Mesa. The completion of the Rocky Mountain Telegraph Company will loosen and break their hold and they send for the Utah Kid to work for them against the telegraph company. On the way, the wanted Utah Kid encounters Steve Collins, an engineer heading for the company camp, and forces him to change clothes with him. Steve arrives in Hangtown and is mistaken for the Kid and jailed. (imdb)
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Deep in the Heart of Texas (1942)
Jim Malloy returns from the Civil War to Texas to find his father, Colonel Malloy, leading a band of land grabbers and carpet-baggers during the Reconstruction Era. He learns of this from newspaper publisher Jonathan Taylor, who advocates the overthrow of Colonel Malloy's crooked regime, and his daughter Nan. Jim and his pal, "Happy" Snodgrass save Taylor from Malloy's henchmen, led by Idaho, and they side with the Governor's representative Brent Gordon against the gang. (imdb)
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Shut My Big Mouth (1942)
Wellington Holmes, a timid and very shy horticulturist, heads for Big Bluff. When the stagecoach is held up by Buckskin Bill and his men, he coincidentally knocks out three of them earning himself the unwanted job, as Marshall of Big Bluff. After escaping Big Bluff, disguised as a woman, the stagecoach is again held up by Buckskin and he, Elena Montoya and her father are made prisoners. He escapes again and when Buckskin arrives in town he again coincidentally overpowers the criminals.
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Riders of Death Valley (1941)
The plot has Jim Benton (Dick Foran) as the head of a vigilante group, known as the Riders of Death Valley, organized to protect the miners from the take-over plots hatched by Joseph Kirby (James Blaine) and Rance Davis (Monte Blue.) They hire Wolf Reade (Charles Bickford) and his motley crew to do their dirty work, and spend most of their time lamenting their choice of sub-contractee as Reade deals his employees as much misery as he does the "Riders" and miners. (imdb)
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Kansas Cyclone (1941)
Jim Randall, both a Marshal and a geologist, arrives to try and find out who's been robbing the ore shipments. He eventually figures that Parker is robbing the other miners and then selling the ore as his own. Jim has some high grade ore shipped. When it is robbed and Parker brings some ore he expects to find the high grade. But Parker fools him and brings low grade. Then he kills the mine owner and blames Jim amd a lynch mob is soon after Jim. (imdb)
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Pals of the Pecos (1941)
Dan Burke is after a mail contract and Stevens through his henchman Keno is out to stop him. When Burke's son Larry brings the payroll he is murdered and the Three Mesquiteers blamed. Young Tim Burke breaks them out of jail and they start the timed mail run to obtain the contract. But Keno and his men plan to stop them by using dynamite to make a road block.
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Robbers of the Range (1941)
Out to obtain land for the new railroad, Rankin has tricked rancher Jim Drummond and has had him framed for murder. As Jim is being transferred the stage is attacked and all are killed except him. He now assumes the identity of the gunfighter who was killed in the attack and sets out to clear himself. When Rankin uses the same trick to frame another rancher, Jim is ready. (imdb)
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The Lone Rider Ambushed (1941)
The Lone Rider Tom assumes a former outlaw's identity (Keno) to learn where the gold from his last big heist is hidden. He tries to get the info from Blackie Dawson, but Blackie gets suspicious. (imdb)
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Fugitive Valley (1941)
The Range Busters have a plan to get into the outlaw's hideout in Fugitive Valley. The Sheriff puts Crash and Langdon in jail together and then has Dusty break them out. Langdon then leads them to Fugitive Valley where they hope to round up the gang. (imdb)
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Arizona Bound (1941)
The Rough Riders are called upon to help save a stagecoach line. (imdb)
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Hard Guy (1941)
Vic is a night club owner/racketeer whose club is run primarily for the purpose of the club girls marrying the rich blue bloods among the customers, leading to annulments leading to cash settlements and/or blackmail. (imdb)
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Trailing Double Trouble (1940)
When Moreland's henchman attack Bob Horner the Range Busters break it up. Horner dies but they get the baby Moreland was after. He must have it to become it's guardian and take control of the Horner ranch. When the henchmen catch up with Alibi, they take the baby cradle not realizing Alibi has substituted his dummy Elmer. Crash having evidence Moreland is the one they want, now has a plan to expose him. (imdb)
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Billy the Kid Outlawed (1940)
In the first of the six films Bob Steele made in PRC's "Billy the Kid" series, gun law rules in Lincoln County, New Mexico in 1972, where Sam Daly and Pete Morgan operate a general store. Daly expects to be elected sheriff and he and Morgan intend to bring off a final big coup and then disappear. To further their plans, they have local ranchers such as the Bennett brothers killed. (imdb)
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Arizona Legion (1939)
This region of Arizona is lawless. Even when the criminal are captured, they are acquitted by the jury or the witness takes a sudden illness. Boone is a hard drinking, shoot up the town cowboy who is trying to get in with the Dutton gang. As yet, he is unsuccessful and his actions cause Lettie to break off their engagement. But Boone is undercover. He is the Captain of the Arizona Rangers - 14 men dedicated to the end of the outlaws. (imdb)
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Cowboys from Texas (1939)
Texas has opened up land for homesteaders. Clay Allison wants their land and has his men led by Plummer try to start a range war between them and the ranchers. With each side suspecting the other of their problems, the Mesquiteers realize someone else is responsible. Stony suspects Plummer and fakes leaving the Mesquiteers to join Plummer's gang hoping to find out who it is. (imdb)
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The Fighting Gringo (1939)
Ben Wallace is after Don Aliso's rancho. After falsifying his land survey, he frames him for murder. But Wallace has a dull-witted accomplice in Rance Potter and this is who Wade Barton thinks he can trick into a confession. (imdb)
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Lawless Valley (1938)
Serving a five year sentence for robbing a stage, Larry Rhodes is paroled early and returns to his hometown bent on clearing himself and discovering the identity of his father's killer. Things get more complicated when he learns that his former girlfriend, whom he still loves, is scheduled to be married to the local land baron's son. (imdb)
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Gun Law (1938)
Finding a man alone in the desert, Marshal Tom is relieved - of his horse, clothes and water. When he catches up to Raven, he finds him dying from drinking bad water. When he gets to Gunsight, everyone thinks that he is the outlaw Raven and he plays it out so that he can end lawlessness. (imdb)
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The Purple Vigilantes (1938)
David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot. (imdb)
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The Renegade Ranger (1938)
Texas Ranger Jack Steele is assigned to bring in former ranch owner Judith Alvarez, now the leader of a gang who is waging war against the crooked government officials who cheated the ranchers out of their land. (imdb)
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Border G-Man (1938)
Government agent Jim Galloway is sent undercover to investigate shifty businessman Louis Rankin for violations of the Neutrality Act, a law forbidding the exporting of troops and war materiel to foreign countries. (imdb)
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Nation Aflame (1937)
Believing they can make a ton of money, a gang of opportunists uses the country's racial and ethnic tensions to start a Ku Klux Klan-type organization.
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Round-Up Time in Texas (1937)
Gene and Frog arrive with a herd of horses for Gene'e brother, a diamond prospector whose work has attracted the interest of a bunch of badguys. (imdb)
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Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937)
Rustlers using modern technology (airplanes, shortwave radios, refrigerated trucks) are Gene's target. (imdb)
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Riders of the Whistling Skull (1937)
The Three Mesquiteers accompany an archeological expedition to a lost Indian city of gold called Lukachuke. (imdb)
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The Trigger Trio (1937)
Rancher Brent has some infected cattle. He has the brands changed and then has them put on the Evans ranch, With the law requiring the entire herds to be destroyed, he gets Larry Smith to help him illegally drive his and the Evans' cattle across the state line. Lullaby learns of the scheme and tries to stop Larry. (imdb)
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Gunsmoke Ranch (1937)
Flagg is relocating flood victims to Gunsmoke Ranch. The Three Mesquiteers know Flagg to be a crook and try to warn them. They ignore the warning and improve the land only to find that it has been condemned for a new dam. (imdb)
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Heart of the Rockies (1937)
Cattle are being routinely stolen from a local ranch, and suspicion centers on a local mountain family. (imdb)
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Hit the Saddle (1937)
Unable to legally capture and sell a herd of protected wild horses, corrupt rancher Rance Macgowan uses his trained killer horse, Volcano, to substitute for the real leader of the herd and cause havoc and death among the ranches. With the government about to drop the restrictions on rounding up the herd, the Three Mesquiteers find themselves in the middle of the controversy after their friend, Sheriff Miller is killed by Volcano. (imdb)
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Wild Horse Rodeo (1937)
A champion rodeo rider returns home to track down a legendary wild horse called "Cyclone." (imdb)
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Ghost-Town Gold (1936)
The three Mesquiteers try to recover the gold stolen by a gang in its effort to ruin the banker/mayor who ordered them to leave town. (imdb)
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Comin
His horse Champion steals the show from Gene when what's at stake is a horse race and a bull fight. (imdb)
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Roarin
Hackett is out to take over the Cattlemen's Association by bankrupting them. His men rustle the cattle forcing the payouts to the ranchers. The Three Mesquiteers arrive and soon learn that the coward Canary is one of the gang. Stony has a plan that he hopes will get a confession from him. (imdb)
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Oh, Susanna! (1936)
Gene Autry is robbed and thrown off a train by outlaw Wolf Benson. Autry is jailed when he is mistaken as the outlaw, and he and his friends undergo a series of trials in their attempts to clear his name and track down the real outlaw.
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Born to Battle (1935)
Good-natured troublemaker "Cyclone" Tom Saunders is hired by a ranchers' association manager to investigate recent cattle rustling at one of their ranches and to see if a pair of nesters have anything to do with it. After discovering the nesters, pretty Betty Powell and her rickety old father, are incapable of rustling, Tom instead turns his attention to the huge, swaggering bully of a foreman, Nate Lenox. (imdb)
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The Vanishing Riders (1935)
Sheriff Bill Jones, in the line of duty, kills outlaw Joe Land and adopts his young son, Tim. They come upon a former silver boomtown, reputed to be haunted, whose only inhabitant is Hiram McDuff, a friend of Bill's. Ranch owner Joan Stanley hires Bill and Tim. Her father has been killed by the gang of Wolf Larson. By mistake, McDuff hires the Larson gang on as ranch hands for Joan. They plan to steal the stock while Bill is away. (imdb)
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Sagebrush Troubadour (1935)
Ranger Gene and sidekick Frog trail a murderer, with time out for lots of songs. (imdb)
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The Singing Vagabond (1935)
Tex rides to the rescue when badguys led by LaCrosse and Utah Joe kidnap Lettie. (imdb)
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When a Man Rides Alone (1933)
The Llano Kid is robbing stages but only taking money from Montana Slade's Cottonwood Mine. He then gives the money to those cheated by Slade. The Sheriff is after him and eventually obtains a picture and displays wanted posters and is soon after him. (imdb)
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Deadwood Pass (1933)
The Hawk has broken out of prison and the Sheriff and Sorrenson have a plan to have Whitlock pose as the Hawk, infiltrate the gang, and recover the stolen bonds. All goes well until The Chief who knows the real Hawk arrives. (imdb)
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Via Pony Express (1933)
The Government has approved Betty Castelar's Spanish land grant and notification is sent via pony express. Porter is after her ranch and waylay's rider Buck Carson to get the letter. Left to die in the desert, he is saved by Castelar's horse and brought to her ranch. When Porter later arrives, a peculiar mannerism lets Buck identify him as the gang leader and he vows to get the letter back. (imdb)
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Trouble Busters (1933)
Leaving town with the Sheriff after him, Tex joins up with the Trouble Busters Skinny and Windy. In Placerville he runs into trouble with Bill Jarvis leading to a mad rush to file on oil rich land. (imdb)
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Beyond the Rockies (1932)
Noted gunman Black Jack and his friends arrive and take jobs on the Allen ranch. Allen's hands have quit and his cattle are being rustled. When one of Black Jack's friends is killed by the rustlers, he finds the killer and when they fight his Marshal's badge drops out and Ruby, the leader of the rustlers, picks it up. With his identity now known she sets a trap for him. (imdb)
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The Drifter (1932)
A man known as The Drifter returns home to his cabin in the woods and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter, lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder. (imdb)
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Outlaw Justice (1932)
Fleeing from the law, Panamint Jack hides out at the Taggart ranch. Learning of the Taggarts' financial problems, he robs the crooked Faro Black to retrieve Bob Taggart's IOU's. Escaping from Faro's men he meets another outlaw who directs him to the missing Sheriff. This is the man that Jack supposedly killed. But when he finds him, Faro and his men arrive and he is captured.
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Sinister Hands (1932)
During a séance at an elderly millionaire's house, the millionaire is murdered. The detectives investigating the crime discover that everyone who was at the séance had a motive for killing the man. (imdb)
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The Law of the Tong (1931)
A young girl working as a dance-hall hostess gets mixed up in a scheme that smuggles illegal Chinese aliens into the country. (imdb)
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West of Cheyenne (1931)
With his father accused of murder, Tom heads after the real murderer who lives in a town of outlaws where no one is allowed in or out. To gain entry he poses as an escaping outlaw with his sidekick Banty posing as the pursuing lawman. This lets Tom join the gang but there is trouble later when Banty gets caught and sentenced to die. (imdb)
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Rogue of the Rio Grande (1930)
El Malo, notorious Mexican bandit, forces the Mayor of Sierra Blanca, Seth Landport, to open the safe and turn over to him 2,000 pesos, which the bandit gives a promissory note for to the Mayor. Seth rushes to the cantina where Sheriff Rankin is drinking, and the sheriff posts a reward for the capture of El Malo. El Malo informs his men of the reward. (imdb)
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Phantom of the Range (1928)
Duke Carlton, an actor stranded in a small western town, gets a job as a cowboy on Tim O'Brien's ranch as a reward for beating up "Flash" Corbin, a real estate agent who has been trying to swindle the rancher. A romance develops between the actor and Patsy O'Brien, the rancher's daughter, but it is interrupted by the appearance of his former stage partner, Vera Van Swank, who claims him as her husband.
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