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The Painted Trail (1938)

Passed  -  Romance | Western  -  16 February 1938 (USA)
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Tom Gray is sent to bring in a gang smuggling goods across the border. Posing as the wanted outlaw the Pecos Kid, he joins Prescott's gang. But his true identity becomes known when the real... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Tom Keene ...
Tom Gray Posing as the Pecos Kid
Eleanor Stewart ...
Alice Banning
LeRoy Mason ...
Duke Prescott
Walter Long ...
Gang Leader Driscoll
Frank Campeau ...
U. S. Marshal G. Masters
James Eagles ...
Henchman Sammy (as Jimmy Eagles)
Harry Harvey ...
U. S. Marshal Reed
Glenn Strange ...
Sheriff Ed (as Glen Strange)
Ed Cassidy ...
U. S. Marshal Jackson
Ernie Adams ...
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Tom Gray is sent to bring in a gang smuggling goods across the border. Posing as the wanted outlaw the Pecos Kid, he joins Prescott's gang. But his true identity becomes known when the real Pecos Kid shows up. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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BAD MEDICINE FOR BAD MEN! that's TOM KEENE when he goes on the warpath for the Pecos Kid! See more »

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16 February 1938 (USA)  »

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Il sentiero dei cuori perduti  »

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OK 30's B-Western
25 July 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

An average B-Western, "The Painted Trail" has a stock plot and routine characters, but contains a reasonable amount of action, and the acting is not too bad. It stars Tom Keene as a US Marshall who tries to infiltrate a gang of smugglers and cattle rustlers, in an attempt to gather evidence about their activities. This idea wasn't even new in the 30's, and the story that follows is almost completely predictable after the first couple of scenes. Keene is likable enough (even if his acting is nothing special) to help make you want to see whether or not he can pull it off. There's not all that much here, but it's watchable for those who like Westerns of the era.


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