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Randy Rides Alone -- Jailed for murders he didn't commit, Randy escapes only to stumble into the den of the real murderers.

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18 June 1934 (USA) See more »
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Fearless--- He Rode the Danger Trail!
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Jailed for murders he didn't commit, Randy escapes only to stumble into the den of the real murderers. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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"And you call yourself a badman!"-- Hayes to Canutt after he bungles a robbery. See more (19 total) »

Cast

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John Wayne ... Randy Bowers

Alberta Vaughn ... Sally Rogers

George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Mat Mathews (as George Hayes)
Yakima Canutt ... Henchman Spike
Earl Dwire ... Sheriff
Artie Ortego ... Deputy Al (as Arthur Artego)
Tex Phelps ... Deputy
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Horace B. Carpenter ... Ed Rogers (uncredited)
Tommy Coats ... Kidnapper Joe (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Posse Rider / Henchman (uncredited)
Perry Murdock ... Kidnapper Slim (uncredited)
Tex Palmer ... Henchman (uncredited)
Mack V. Wright ... Deputy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Harry L. Fraser  (as Harry Fraser)
 
Writing credits
Lindsley Parsons (story and screen play by)

Produced by
Paul Malvern .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Pierson (edited by)
 
Sound Department
John Stransky Jr. .... recordist (as J.A. Stransky Jr.)
 
Stunts
Yakima Canutt .... stunt double (uncredited)
Tommy Coats .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
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Bernard B. Brown .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Abe Meyer .... musical director (uncredited)
Norman Spencer .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
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E.R. Hickson .... technical director
 
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53 min
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Mono (Balsley and Phillips Sound System)
Certification:
Norway:A (1935) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Continuity: When 'deaf' Gabby Hayes writes messages he is usually shown writing on rectangular 3x5 type notes, but closeups of the writing show square paper.See more »
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[reading a bullet-riddled note left on a wanted poster]
Randy Bowers:Lay off Sheriff, or you'll get the same thing - and it won't be no picture.
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
"And you call yourself a badman!"-- Hayes to Canutt after he bungles a robbery., 30 May 2008
Author: dougdoepke from Claremont, USA

Above average fare from the Lone Star crew of worthies-- Hayes, Canutt, Dwire, and of course Wayne. Lindsley Parsons did several scripts for Wayne and Lone Star, but this one's arguably his best. Wayne's an undercover agent on the trail of an outlaw gang whose latest robbery ends in a massacre of saloon patrons and staff. The opening is a grabber as the camera surveys the corpse strewn floor, while a player piano bangs away in the background, eyes peer from holes in a painting, and a secret panel opens. The outlaw gang has a neat hideout in a hollow behind a waterfall. Their digs even includes, of all things, its own jail where the leading lady ends up! Some good hard riding, including (alas!) a trip-wire spill that looks dramatic, but I wonder if the horse survived. Canutt comes up with usual spectacular stunt as Wayne takes a fall from a ladder high up a rock face. Can't help but notice that Alberta Vaughn looks much too young to stack up as an adult leading lady, but manages okay in the acting department. The movie's unusual for rare use of a miniature as a special effect. It's pretty well done and money well spent since the ending makes unexpectedly good use of it. All in all, it's good clean fun, as they used to say.

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