John Middleton is investigating cattle rustling when he is captured and tossed into a cave with Emmett, a rancher who disappeared earlier. They help each other escape and learn that a local... See full summary »

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John Middleton is investigating cattle rustling when he is captured and tossed into a cave with Emmett, a rancher who disappeared earlier. They help each other escape and learn that a local banker is trying to scare everyone away to grab up some secret gold mines. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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4 November 1935 (USA)  »

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Highnoon in Helltown  »

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Originally meant to be a Monogram-Lone Star western, this picture was instead released by Republic after that company's temporary (as it turned out) takeover of Monogram in 1935. See more »

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Middleton is singing and playing the guitar as he approaches the town. When he goes off to Mason's valley, there is no guitar with him but he has one when he gets to Mason's house. See more »

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Down That Old Dusty Road
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Sung by ranch hands at the roundup
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Early John Wayne Western
11 August 1999 | by (Windermere, Florida) – See all my reviews

An early b/w "two reeler" John Wayne western. It is a fun shoot 'em up, that is pure escapism. Don't look for a deep meaning. The stunt work in these early John Wayne/Yakima Canutt films is the equal of any, including those films being made today.


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