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Randy Rides Alone (1934)

Approved | | Western | 18 June 1934 (USA)
Jailed for murders he didn't commit, Randy escapes only to stumble into the den of the real murderers.

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(as Harry Fraser)

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Randy is jailed for murders he didn't commit. Knowing he is innocent, Sally Rogers breaks him out. Fleeing the Sheriff, he stumbles into the murderers hideout where he is accepted as part of the gang. Learning of the bosses secret identity by comparing handwritten notes, he has a plan that will enable the Sheriff to round them all up. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Fearless--- He Rode the Danger Trail!

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Western

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18 June 1934 (USA)  »

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Randy cabalga solo  »

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(Balsley and Phillips Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film received its initial telecasts in Los Angeles Sunday 24 July 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2) and Saturday 11 March 1950 on KECA (Channel 7); in New York City its earliest documented telecast occurred .Monday 4 September 1950 on WOR (Channel 9). See more »

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The Vollmer player piano shown in the saloon wasn't produced until the early twentieth century. See more »

Quotes

Marvin Black, alias Matt Matthews: Well, where's the money?
Henchman Spike: We didn't get it. It wasn't in the safe.
Marvin Black, alias Matt Matthews: Whaddya mean, you didn't get it?
Henchman Spike: I'm telling you we couldn't find it.
Marvin Black, alias Matt Matthews: And you call yourselves "bad men"! I should have left you where I found you - brandin' calves!
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A priesthole in the wild west
17 September 2005 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Watching this film today I got the feeling this thing was missing about 10 to 15 minutes or so from the beginning of the story. John Wayne rides up on this trading post/saloon out in the middle of nowhere to meet with the owner about some robberies. All he sees is the signs of a massacre, some dead bodies, signs of a fight and no one alive in sight. That's because the owner's daughter is hidden in a secret room, the kind you find in old English murder mysteries.

The reason you find those hidden rooms in those kind of stories is that they were formerly priestholes. Catholic families clinging to the old faith in 16th century England built these things to hide those on the run from royal authorities because of their faith. Not something you see in westerns, but a good gimmick.

Unfortunately because of bad editing or writing or both we never know exactly what brought Wayne to this place exactly. But this was a B western and not even a good one at that.

Gabby Hayes is in this and he's clean shaven and playing a mute part of the time. An unusual circumstance for the garrulous Gabby.

If you want to bother and find out what happens and see a whiskerless Gabby Hayes then see this film.


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