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Rocky Mountain Mystery (1935)

Passed | | Western, Mystery | 1 March 1935 (USA)
The heirs of the dying owner of a valuable radium mine are being murdered as a mining engineer tries to unccover the killer and clear his cousin's name.

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Cast

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Larry Sutton
Charles 'Chic' Sale ...
Mrs. Leslie Carter ...
Mrs. Borg
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James Ballard / Adolph Borg (as George Marion Sr.)
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Flora Ballard
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Rita Ballard
James Eagles ...
John Borg (as James C. Eagles)
Howard Wilson ...
Fritz Ballard
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Ling Yat
Florence Roberts ...
Mrs. Ballard
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A mining engineer teams up with a crusty deputy sheriff to solve the mystery killings at an old mine where the owner's family waits for him to die, and where a valuable radium strike may have been made. Written by Rick Johnson <rickdjohnson@seanet.com>

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Western | Mystery

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1 March 1935 (USA)  »

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Fighting Westerner  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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As 'Fighting Westerner' this film was first telecast Friday 23 October 1953 on WXYZ (Channel 7) (Detroit), in New York City 5 February 1954 on WCBS (Channel 2), and in Los Angeles Sunday 13 June 1954 on KNBH (Channel 4). In San Francisco it first hit the airwaves Thursday 15 September 1955 on KPIX (Channel 5). See more »

Quotes

Flora Ballard: I thought you were only supposed to work for Mr. Ballard.
Larry Sutton: I am.
Flora Ballard: I see. Rita's just a hobby. Well, don't let her pull the wool over your eyes.
Larry Sutton: Maybe I like wool pulled over my eyes.
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Slightly Better Than Average 30s Western
24 June 2001 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

This is definitely a "B" type western, but Randolph Scott does his normal star role as Randolph Scott. "Chic" Sale's performance as the "old timer" is very entertaining, the plot is decent, and everything moves along. Some interesting little add ins, like the two dogs. You can also see Ann Sheridan before she learned to act.

All in all a little better than average for this era.


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