Highest Rated Titles With James Newill


1. Border Buckaroos (1943)

60 min | Western

8.2
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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... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 6

2. Trail of Terror (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Western

7.6
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Belle Blaine, owner of the Crystal Palace Saloon at the Cold Springs outpost, makes plans with Nevada Simmons to rob the stagecoach. Curly Wyatt, the stage driver and infatuated with Belle,... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Patricia Knox

Votes: 5

3. The Great American Broadcast (1941)

90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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After WWI two men go into radio. Failure leads the wife of one to borrow money from another; she goes on, after separation, to stardom. A coast-to-coast radio program is set up to bring ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Alice Faye, Jack Oakie, John Payne, Cesar Romero

Votes: 185

4. The Falcon's Brother (1942)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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Tom Lawrence, Gay's brother, takes over for his injured sibling in a case which involves Nazi espionage and political assassination.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: George Sanders, Tom Conway, Jane Randolph, Don Barclay

Votes: 577

5. The Pinto Bandit (1944)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Comedy, Music

6.4
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The Texas Rangers set out to learn the identity of a masked horse thief who is trying to stop a mail line run between two cities.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Mady Lawrence

Votes: 21

6. Something to Sing About (1937)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A New York bandleader journeys to Hollywood when he is offered a contract with a studio, but he is determined to do things his way and not theirs.

Director: Victor Schertzinger | Stars: James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley, Mona Barrie

Votes: 623

7. Crashing Thru (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Adventure

6.3
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Six people are in on a gold robbery. Three of them double-cross the others. Mountie Renfrew has to go after them alone when his partner Kelly is wounded.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: James Newill, Warren Hull, Jean Carmen, Milburn Stone

Votes: 24

8. Guns of the Law (1944)

Not Rated | 56 min | Western

6.2
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The 11th in the series of 14 "Texas Rangers" westerns from P.R.C. that starred Dave O'Brien and Jim Newill, before Newill was replaced by Tex Ritter in the concluding eight films of a very ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Jennifer Holt

Votes: 27

9. Bombardier (1943)

Approved | 99 min | Drama, War

6.1
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Training of bombardiers in semi-documentary style, with personal stories and a battle climax.

Directors: Richard Wallace, Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Randolph Scott, Anne Shirley, Eddie Albert

Votes: 563

10. Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Crime, Music

6.0
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Counterfeit bills are being printed in Canada and shipped across the border hidden in blocks of ice. When the counterfeiters force engraver Bronson to make a new plate, he inscribes a tiny ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: James Newill, Carol Hughes, William Royle, Herbert Corthell

Votes: 69

11. The Affair of Susan (1935)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

5.9
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Two people go to Coney Island to find romance and wind up in jail.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Zasu Pitts, Hugh O'Connell, Walter Catlett, Tom Dugan

Votes: 15

12. Murder on the Yukon (1940)

Approved | 58 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.8
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Two Mounties find the body of a man who has just been murdered. They follow the trail to a cabin, where they are attacked by the murderer's gang.

Director: Louis J. Gasnier | Stars: James Newill, Polly Ann Young, Dave O'Brien, Al St. John

Votes: 17

13. Fighting Valley (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Western

5.8
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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 ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Patti McCarty

Votes: 6

14. Brand of the Devil (1944)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.7
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Jolley is the leader of the Devil's Brand gang of rustlers. When Molly Dawson sends for the Texas Rangers, Tex, Jim, and Panhandle arrive pretending not to know each other. But eventually ... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Ellen Hall

Votes: 36

15. Spook Town (1944)

Approved | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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Dty Gulch Trading Post owner Kurt Fabian advances money on mortgages to the local settlers to finance an irrigation program. Three Texas Rangers, Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Mady Lawrence

Votes: 22

16. Sky Bandits (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Music

5.6
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Sgt. Renfrew and Constable Kelly go aloft to search for a plane missing with a shipment of gold from the Yukon Mine Company. Inventor Speavy has devised a power ray which disrupts ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: James Newill, Louise Stanley, Dewey Robinson, William Pawley

Votes: 39

17. Yukon Flight (1940)

Approved | 57 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.4
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When the plane owned by the "Yukon and Columbia Mail Service" crashes, RCMP Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill) and Constable Kelly (Dave O'Brien) suspect murder. Their suspicions are confirmed... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: James Newill, Louise Stanley, Warren Hull, William Pawley

Votes: 37

18. Fighting Mad (1939)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure

5.3
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Ann Fenwick is a witness to a bank robbery in the U.S. and the bandits, led by Trigger (Warner Richmond) and Leon (Ted Adams) capture her and when she disappears, a warrant is issued for ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: James Newill, Sally Blane, Benny Rubin, Dave O'Brien

Votes: 23

19. Boss of Rawhide (1943)

Approved | 57 min | Western

5.2
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In the 8th film of the 22-film series, Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins are sent to the district of Rawhide to investigate the killings of several ranchers. Tex ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Nell O'Day

Votes: 20

20. Danger Ahead (1940)

Approved | 60 min | Adventure, Romance

5.2
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The Royal Mounties are called in when one of the armored cars owned by Maxwell, containing a gold shipment, disappears with driver George Hill suspected of trying to get away with the gold.... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: James Newill, Dorothea Kent, Guy Usher, Maude Allen

Votes: 15

21. On the Great White Trail (1938)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Music

5.1
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Death stalked Garou's Landing, in the Canadian frozen north, but who was the killer who murdered two men and left them huddled in the snow. Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill, of the Royal ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: James Newill, Terry Walker, Robert Frazer, Richard Alexander

Votes: 18

22. The Rangers Take Over (1942)

Passed | 60 min | Music, Western

5.0
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Texas Ranger Sergeant Jim Steele (Jim Newill) spots Pete Dawson (Bud Osborne) taking horses over the Mexico-Texas border, but Dawson has an alibi. A new group of recruits arrives at the ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Iris Meredith

Votes: 6

23. Sing While You're Able (1937)

Approved | 66 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance

4.3
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A toy company owner and his daughter find a singing hillbilly in the Arkansas backwoods and take him back to the big city in hopes of helping their radio show ratings.

Director: Marshall Neilan | Stars: Pinky Tomlin, Toby Wing, Bert Roach, Sam Wren

Votes: 9

24. Gunsmoke Mesa (1944)

59 min | Western

3.9
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Black's men kill a couple but fail to find their baby that will make Black a fortune. The Texas Rangers arrive to find the murdered couple and the baby and soon find themselves accused of ... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: James Newill, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Patti McCarty

Votes: 8

25. The Return of the Rangers (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt "Dave O'Brien (I)'), Jim Steele (James Newill) and Panhandle Perkins Guy Wilkerson) are on their way to Custer and, as they ride through the hills, waiting for Jim ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Nell O'Day

26. Bad Men of Thunder Gap (1943)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Music, Western

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Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt (Dave O'Brien) and Jim Steele (James Newill) arrive in Thunder Gap as undercover Rangers to investigate the hijacking of supply wagons of food for the miners. They ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Janet Shaw

27. West of Texas (1943)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Comedy, Music

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Texas Rangers Tex and Jim head to New Mexico to bring in Yeager and his men who are fighting the new railroad. The real crooks however are Calloway and his lawyer Conlon who have been ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Frances Gladwin

28. Outlaw Roundup (1944)

Not Rated | 55 min | Western

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Before he was sent to prison, Spade Norton buried the $200,000 he took from a robbery. Tex arrives posing as Norton and gets into the local outlaw gang. But unknown to Tex, Norton had ... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: James Newill, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Helen Chapman

29. Screen Snapshots Series 19, No 10 (1940)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Ralph Staub | Stars: Jack Oakie, Jean Arthur, James Newill, Basil Rathbone