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Bulldog Courage (1935)

Approved | | Western | 30 December 1935 (USA)
A miner who was swindled out of his mine by a banker turns to robbing stagecoaches. Several years after he is tracked down and killed, his son comes to town to tangle with the banker.

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Pete Brennan (as John W. Cowell)
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Williams (as Wm. Karl Hackett)
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Judge Charley Miller (as John Elliot)
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Cal Jepson (as Eddie Cobb)
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Clayton - Henchman (as Eddie Hearne)
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Williams is after Brennan's mine. As Brennan owes him money, Williams has his men rob the stage containing the money Brennan needs to pay him back. Tim takes the money from the robbers and pays off Brennan's note. Williams was responsible for the death of Tim's father and Tim vows to continue the fight. When Williams sends a man to blow up Brennan's mine, Tim is ready. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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30 December 1935 (USA)  »

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Homem Sem Medo  »

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$12,000 (estimated)
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This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in New York City Saturday 27 November 1948 on WATV (Channel 13), and in Los Angeles Wednesday 21 December 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2). See more »

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The first time Tim Braddock enters Brennan's mine, there's a sign posted above the entrance that states 'Blue Ridge Mine'. Later, when Braddock and Brennan leave by the same way, the sign is no longer there. It appears and disappears again later in the story. See more »

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The Revenge of the Son of the Phantom
28 December 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Western miner Tim McCoy (as Slim Braddock) is cheated out of his claim by Karl Hackett (as Williams), but he can't prove anything. So, he becomes "The Phantom" bandit, and robs stages carrying Hackett booty. During a confrontation, Mr. McCoy is wounded; he dies in the care of son Eddie Buzard (as young Tim Braddock). Mr. Buzard quickly grows into McCoy (as old Tim Braddock), which is the main Braddock role. After pretty Joan Woodbury (as Helen Brennan) is introduced, the characters' ages are difficult to discern.

McCoy is an odd "Phantom"; he makes no effort to hide his identity, and is plainly visible as "Slim Braddock". He also terrorizes citizens with kindness, and makes minor repairs on the coaches he robs. The most entertaining part of "Bulldog Courage" occurs when Paul Fix (as Bailey) arrives to blow-up a mine; he really uses his "noodle." After Mr. Fix is detained, McCoy does a wild impersonation of "Bailey"; with his obvious ability to memorize dialogue, and capture a character, "Braddock" should have been an actor instead of a minor.


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