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The Purple Vigilantes (1938)

David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as ... See full summary »

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Wiliam Jones
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David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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HOODED HOODLUMS RULE THE WEST! Until Your Mesquiteer Trio Of TRouble-Busters Blaze Into Action Against The Purple Horde!


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24 January 1938 (USA)  »

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Purple Riders  »

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Followed by Gauchos of El Dorado (1941) See more »

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3 Mesquiteers .... .All for One, One for All !
6 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Three Mesquiteers series of B-westerns were a staple of Saturday matinees in the late 30's and 1940s. The stars in this one, Corrigan, Livingston and Terhune were the best of the various incarnations of the trio ( Which once included a young John Wayne !)

In this film , a group of greedy masked vigilantes impersonate a more well-intentioned group of masked men, causing the blame instead to fall on them. Seasoned villains George Chesboro and beady-eyed Earl Dwire make sinister appearances here.

This outing is fast-paced, well-acted and the stars give it their all. An above average Mesquiters film !


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