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Rollin' Plains (1938)

Approved | | Western | 8 July 1938 (USA)
It's cattlemen versus sheepmen and Trigger Gargan appears to be the leader of the gang causing the trouble. But unknown to Ranger Tex Lawrence, the respected town citizen Barrow is the boss... See full summary »

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(as Al Herman)

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(story), (story) (as Ceila Jaccard) | 2 more credits »
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Ruth Moody
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Sheriff Tomlin (as Edward Cassidy)
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Dan Barrow
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Trigger Gargan
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Cain Moody (as Ernest Adams)
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Hank Tomlin (as Horace Carpenter)
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It's cattlemen versus sheepmen and Trigger Gargan appears to be the leader of the gang causing the trouble. But unknown to Ranger Tex Lawrence, the respected town citizen Barrow is the boss and is tipping off the gang as to the Ranger's activities. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Thundering thrills of the west!

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Western

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(Associated Cinema Sound Recording)

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The earliest documented telecast of this film took place in Philadelphia Monday 23 January 1950 on WFIL (Channel 6). See more »

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Tex Lawrence: What's the matter with you? A dead man can't hurt you.
Ananias: It's the man who made him dead that scares me.
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Rollin' Plains
Written by Walter G. Samuels (as Walt Samuels), Leonard Whitcup and Teddy Powell
Sung by Tex Ritter
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Sheep herders versus Cattlemen
5 August 2004 | by (Carol Stream, IL, USA) – See all my reviews

Totally unremarkable oater with your typical damsel in distress that Tex has to rescue. A "surprise" villain, once again there's a respected town resident who's in on it and spying on our heroes. Perhaps the most noteworthy item in the movie is that it's the sheep guys that are the bad guys, trying to overpower the cattlemen. Usually, it's the other way around. The songs are OK but not Ritter's best ones.

The sidekicks are Horace Murphy and Snub Pollard, who appear in several of Tex's westerns. This isn't Murphy's best performance. His dumb as a post act lacks humor I think. Snub is the more intelligent of the two but that's not saying much. He's got a great mustache though.


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