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Texas Terror (1935)

Passed  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  1 February 1935 (USA)
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Sheriff John Higgins quits and goes into prospecting after he thinks he has killed his best friend in shooting it out with robbers. He encounters his dead buddy's sister and helps her run ... See full summary »

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John Higgins
Lucile Browne ...
Bess Mathews (as Lucille Browne)
LeRoy Mason ...
Joe Dickson (as Leroy Mason)
Fern Emmett ...
Aunt Martha Hubbard
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Sheriff Ed Williams (as George Hayes)
Jay Wilsey ...
Blackie Martin (as Buffalo Bill Jr.)
John Ince ...
Blacksmith Bob
Henry Roquemore ...
Dance MC (as Henry Roguemore)
Jack Duffy ...
Jake Abernathy
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Sheriff John Higgins quits and goes into prospecting after he thinks he has killed his best friend in shooting it out with robbers. He encounters his dead buddy's sister and helps her run her ranch. Then she finds out about his past. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Lloyd Ingraham is in studio records/casting call lists playing the role of "Dan Matthews," but that role was played by Frank Ball. Ingraham was not seen in the movie. Buffalo Bill Jr. (Jay Wilsey) is listed playing the role of "Chief Black Eagle," but he played "Blackie Martin" instead. The actor playing "Chief Black Eagle" has not been identified. Yakima Canutt is listed in the cast, but he was a stunt performer and not seen in the movie. See more »

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John Wayne is Mickey Mouse!
29 May 2004 | by (Derby, UK) – See all my reviews

I've seen this a few times now, but this was the 1st time on DVD with new digital music added to pep it up. Unfortunately it doesn't pep it up, it simply makes you wonder what the producers of the video release were thinking of in messing about with the original soundtrack. They wouldn't have been allowed to ruin 'Frankenstein' with senseless and incongruous dramatic chords sprinkled throughout, so why cheapies like this? This was a budget release, why couldn't they have spent any spare cash on eliminating the frame wobble?

Big John's in good form, with lots of noble deeds to do and the usual Lone Star chases on horseback back and forth across California (not Texas) in 1934. In a case of mistaken identity the heroine says to him that she "doesn't know words vile enough to express her contempt for him". Sadly todays heroines would have no such problem! Nice to see Gabby Hayes just after his last shave!

A good film for fans of the genre, not even marred by the shortness (49 minutes on this DVD) - Wayne made so many of these you'll be lucky to live long enough to see 'em all!


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