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Ambush Valley (1936)

 -  Western  -  24 October 1936 (USA)
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When Clay Morgan kills Joel Potter, Marshal Manning has to arrest the brother of the girl he plans to marry. When the Morgans effect Clay's escape, the Potters take Ann Morgan as a hostage.... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Bob Custer ...
Victoria Vinton ...
Vane Calvert ...
Eddie Phillips ...
Hal Taliaferro ...
Joel Potter (as Wally Wales)
Oscar Gahan ...
Diggs (as O. Gahan)
Ed Cassidy ...
Victor Adamson ...
Morgan Rider (as Denver Dickson)
Wally West ...
Jimmy Aubrey ...
Father (as Jack Anderson)
Jack Gilman ...
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Oklahoma Rangers ...
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When Clay Morgan kills Joel Potter, Marshal Manning has to arrest the brother of the girl he plans to marry. When the Morgans effect Clay's escape, the Potters take Ann Morgan as a hostage. Manning is now caught in the middle and the two sides are about to fight it out. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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An Action Drama Of Scheming Snipers And Scorching Six-Gun Justice!

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24 October 1936 (USA)  »

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O Vale das Sombras  »

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A Reliable Picture!
12 December 2004 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

You get two former silent screen stars for the price of one with this ultra low-budget Reliable Western (three if you count that Jack-of-all-trades Denver Dixon, whose name is misspelled "Dickson" in the credits). But while Wally Wales, here playing a beleaguered nester, went on to become a busy character player under the name of Hal Taliaferro, the overly stoic Bob Custer failed to appeal to sound audiences and his three Reliable Westerns proved the end of a starring career begun back in 1924. Custer is his wooden cigar store Indian self in Ambush Valley but is of course given less than stellar material by director Franklyn Shamray, who is actually producer Bernard B. Ray in disguise. That Ambush Valley remains as entertaining as it is depends solely on the supporting cast, especially mustachioed Eddie Phillips as one of those wastrel sons endemic to melodramas like this, and Vane Calvert as the redoubtable Mr. Wales' vengeful maw. Founded in 1934 by movie pioneers Bernard B. Ray and Harry S. Webb, small-scale Reliable Pictures Corp. issued a total of 45 films during its 3½-year existence, including five 2-reel "Bud'n Ben" Westerns. The studio was located at Sunset Blvd. and Beachwood Dr. in Hollywood and later became home to the Three Stooges and the Columbia short subject department. It remains a rental facility to this day.


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