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The Pocatello Kid (1931)

 |  Western  |  6 December 1931 (USA)
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Just after Pocatello's brother is killed, a wounded Pocatello arrives being chased by the Sheriff. Larkin switches the identity of the two brothers and then expects Pocatello to assume his brother's role in the outlaw gang.



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Complete credited cast:
The Pocatello Kid / Sheriff Jim Bledsoe
Mary Larkin
Tarzan ...
Pocatello's Horse
Richard Cramer ...
Pete Larkin
Charles King ...
One-Eye Trinidad
Lew Meehan ...
Henchman Blaze


Ken Bledsoe/The Pocatello Kid escapes from prison while serving time for a crime committed by his twin brother, Jim Bledsoe. He heads for his brother's town to clear himself. Jim is now the sheriff and the tool of a gang of rustlers led by Pete Larkin. Sheriff Bledsoe provides a front for the outlaw's raids, and is also engaged to marry Pete's sister Mary, who is blissfully unaware of what goes on around her. Jim, hearing of Pocatello's escape, wants to leave the country but Larkin refuses to lose his "legal" protection and forces him to stay. But he loses it anyway when the gang catches the sheriff cheating at poker, and shoot him fatal like. Larkin only has a minute or so to worry about this unexpected turn of events as Pocatello comes riding up the road and knocks on the door. Larkin smoothly explains (or as smoothly as Dick Cramer can be) the situation and tells the wanted Pocatello he will provide sanctuary if Pocatello will pose as his departed-and-unmourned brother and become ... Written by Les Adams <>

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Release Date:

6 December 1931 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fighting Mad  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Remade as The El Paso Kid (1946) See more »

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