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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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Larry Sutton
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Mrs. Borg
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James Ballard / Adolph Borg (as George Marion Sr.)
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Flora Ballard
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James Eagles ...
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Howard Wilson ...
Fritz Ballard
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Florence Roberts ...
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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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Fighting Westerner  »

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When it was re-released nationally in 1950 by Favorite Films, this film, now re-titled 'Fighting Westerner', was often shown in tandem with the re-release of Fighting Caravans (1931). See more »

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Deputy Tex Murdock: Be sure that somebody don't talk you into paroling that gang. Especially that Chinaman! He made a lot of threats against me if I had only understood 'em.
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Early Ann Sheridan
1 August 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

My primary interest in seeing this movie was to catch an early appearance by 'Sheridan, Ann' (qv) where she actually appears in a few scenes and not just in a bit part. She does a nice job with this early effort but is hampered by some fairly clunky dialog. I'd dare any actress to make this dialog come alive, never mind one who is just starting out.

Aside from Miss Sheridan, Randolph Scott is good as the lead but he is also a victim of a story, and script, that doesn't have much to offer. But at a running time of only an hour and combined with an early glimpse of a future star, there are worse ways you could spend an hour.


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