The second of three Universal versions of this plot following 1932's "The Fourth Horseman" with Tom Mix and followed by 1950's "Gold Strike", a musical-short version with Tex Williams. ... See full summary »

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(as Joseph West)
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Fay McKenzie ...
Molly Taylor (as Fay Shannon)
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Tom 'Cherokee' Walton
George Cleveland ...
Judge Stillwell
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Gomer
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Henchman Tex
Jack Kirk ...
Henchman Slim
Martin Turner ...
Rosebud
Reed Howes ...
Henchman Fred
Murdock MacQuarrie ...
Tax Collector Harry Branson (as Murdock McQuarrie)
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The second of three Universal versions of this plot following 1932's "The Fourth Horseman" with Tom Mix and followed by 1950's "Gold Strike", a musical-short version with Tex Williams. Majestic Pictures "borrowed" the story for 1933's "Trouble Busters" with Jack Hoxie, and Colony Pictures did the same for 1939's "Death Rides the Range" with Ken Maynard. This time out, Bob Martin and his pal, Tom "Cherokee" Walton, moving across the back country with a herd of horses find an abandoned mail stage and the bullet-ridden bodies of the guards. Continuing into the deserted mining town of Stillwell, Bob finds the place occupied by Gomer and his henchmen, Tex, Slim, Fred, Bill and Jose. The remaining resident, Judge Stillwell, is apparently a lunatic who shuffles around town talking to citizens that aren't there and about events and celebrations in a town that has none. Gomer had his henchmen rob the stage to steal a tax notice intended for Easterner Molly Taylor, the legal owner of the town. ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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taxes | land swindle | remake | See All (3) »

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FIGHTING BOB IN ACTION AGAIN... riding like a streak of greased lightning... fighting like a double BLAST of dynamite! See more »

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Western

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Approved
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16 December 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vingança Tentadora  »

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The visible on-screen musical quartet consists of a fiddle, two guitars and a small accordion, but what is heard on the soundtrack when they play is a full orchestra, complete with brass and woodwinds. See more »

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Remade as Gold Strike (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

It Ain't So Rosy on the Range
Written by Fleming Allen
Sung by Bob Baker and Hank Worden
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