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Pals of the Saddle (1938)

Passed  -  Western  -  28 August 1938 (USA)
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Foreign agents are smuggling monium (a chemical used in producing poison gas) into Mexico. The three Mesquiteers bet involved when they ride to save a girl (really a government agent) on a runaway horse.

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Ann
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Judge Hastings (as Josef Forte)
George Douglas ...
Paul Hartman
Frank Milan ...
Frank
Ted Adams ...
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Returning a lost item to Ann, Stony arrives just two men shoot each other. Ann is a Government Agent and she gets Stony to replace her now dead partner. An important chemical is being smuggled out of the country and she sends Stony to the storage facility posing as the foreign Agent. He fools the guards but the boss arrives to expose the hoax and Stony is made a prisoner. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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PERIL-PACKED ADVENTURE With dashing devil-may-care John Wayne leading the Mesquiteers into their greatest, most thrilling range exploits!

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28 August 1938 (USA)  »

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Freunde im Sattel  »

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Home on the Range
Music by Daniel E. Kelley (1904)
Lyrics by Brewster 'Bruce' Higley (1873)
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Short and Fun
27 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Pals of the Saddle (1938)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

The first of eight Three Mesquiteer films John Wayne made for Republic from 1938-39. In the film, Wayne is accused of murder so he and the two others must try and clear his name while bringing down bad guys trying to sell poison gas. This is one of the better films in the series that I've seen. Wayne is his usual self, although he certainly wasn't the legend he was to become. The story movies pretty fast at 55-minutes and the supporting cast adds nice support. The fight scenes are all pretty well done.


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