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Texas Terror (1935)

Passed | | Western | 1 February 1935 (USA)
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
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Bess Mathews (as Lucille Browne)
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Joe Dickson (as Leroy Mason)
Fern Emmett ...
Aunt Martha Hubbard
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Sheriff Ed Williams (as George Hayes)
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Blackie Martin (as Buffalo Bill Jr.)
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Blacksmith Bob
Henry Roquemore ...
Square Dance Caller (as Henry Roguemore)
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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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1 February 1935 (USA)  »

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Abenteuer in Texas  »

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(Balsley and Phillips Recording System)

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1.37 : 1
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Studio records state that the sound was produced by the Balsley and Phillips Sound System, but it is not stated in the print. See more »

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Remade as Guilty Trails (1938) See more »

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Reclaiming A Desert Rat
4 May 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

In this Lone Star production, John Wayne is a sheriff who is tricked into thinking he killed his best friend and that selfsame friend was part of a robbery of an express company.

So distraught is Wayne over this that he quits the sheriff's job and becomes a desert prospector. In these scenes the Duke with that growth of beard on him looks a whole lot like his character Tom Doniphan in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.

Wayne does a major reclamation job on himself after he rescues Lucile Browne from a stage holdup. Browne is the best friend's daughter.

Of course in the end the Duke does find out who are the real culprits with the help of some grateful and friendly Indians. How the Indians get into it, you have to watch Texas Terror.

Texas Terror is set in a more modern version of the west. The stage is actually a large sedan and the people out here use telephones. Kind of like the settings of most later Roy Rogers westerns.

Gabby Hayes is on hand as well as the former sheriff who steps back into his job when Wayne quits and LeRoy Mason who was in so many of these Lone Star films for Monogram as well makes a convincing villain as always.


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