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Guns of the Pecos (1937)

Approved | | Western | 2 January 1937 (USA)
When Major Burton is killed and his horses rustled, Ranger Steve Ainslee joins the outlaws in their drive north. Seeing Judge Blake's name on the payoff check, Steve plans to trap Blake and... See full summary »

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(as Noel Smith)

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(screenplay), (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Ainslee
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Alice Burton
Gordon Hart ...
Maj. Burton
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Capt. Norris
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Jeff Carter
Robert Middlemass ...
Judge L.F. Blake
Smoke ...
Smoke - Steve's Horse (as Smoke the Wonder Horse)
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Aunt Carrie Burton (as Gaby Fay)
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Wellman - a Dude (as Gordon Elliott)
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Luke - Blake's Henchman
Milton Kibbee ...
Carlos - Blake's Henchman
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Jake - Blake's Henchman
Cliff Saum ...
Bartender
Henry Otho ...
Hank Brady - Blake's Henchman
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Bob Jordan - Burton Foreman
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Storyline

When Major Burton is killed and his horses rustled, Ranger Steve Ainslee joins the outlaws in their drive north. Seeing Judge Blake's name on the payoff check, Steve plans to trap Blake and arrest him. When his plan fails and he is arrested instead, Blake incites the townsmen to lynch him. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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horse | major | judge | wedding | u.s. army | See All (56) »

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HELL-BENT FOR THRILLS! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

2 January 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Laiton maa  »

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

When the "Singing Cowboy" and his partner ride up to house, they tie their horses to the rail in front. However, when another man rides up to house shortly thereafter, there are no horses tied to the rail. But, when "the Singing Cowboy" and his partner rush out front to mount up, the horses are again tied up in front. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Carrie: Do you believe in love at first sight?
Jeff Carter: Yeah, I reckon I do, but I don't see very well.
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Soundtracks

The Prairie Is My Home
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Sung by Dick Foran
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Action and a plot.
21 September 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Abuse of authority, corrupt lawmen, corrupt judge, bandits, shootouts, good guys, bad guys, damsels in distress, this movie has everything you'd look for in a western.

Watched this movie on the late,late,late show on AMC hoping it would put me to sleep, but I ended up following the plot lines and staying up to watch the ending, even though I knew that the bad guys always lose in the end. Happily, not too much singing, enough gun play to keep it interesting.

The only problem I had with this movie was the actor they chose for Judge Blake, his acting leaves much to be desired, and he fails to convey just how evil and corrupt a man his character is.

All in all a pretty good movie for it's day. Compared to other movies of this era I've seen, I'd give it a 9/10, compared to all movies, it's a 7/10.


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