A young boy helps a marshal in his battle against outlaws.

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Steve Hayden (as John Mack Brown)
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Clem Waters
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Cousin Willie Strong
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Judith Lantry
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Sheriff Big Bill Tanner
Clarence Wilson ...
Malenkthy Culp
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Henchman Ortega
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Henchman Lon
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Fern Emmett ...
Mrs. Plunkett (as Fern Emmet)
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Marshal Jim Cort
Anita Camargo ...
Rosita
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Sonny
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Following 1939's "The Phantom Stage", the last of 12 series westerns made at Universal by Trem Carr and Paul Malvern starring Bob Baker, Universal kicked off a new series of six starring their new series-sign Johnny Mack Brown (who had already starred in three Universal serials with one more to go.) Baker was now odd-man-out at the studio as his contract had been with Trem Carr, and Carr and associate Malvern had moved over to Monogram to begin a series of four "Tailspin Tommy" features. Universal, usually late to the party anyway, added Baker and comedian Fuzzy Knight to the first-six Brown films to form a trio angle along the lines of Republic's highly successful "Three Mesquiteers" series, but there were no continuing roles in these films---they even killed Baker off in the 2nd film---and Baker's 2nd-lead soon went to 3rd-lead (behind Knight) and then to "gone" after the sixth film. When Bob Baker was next seen in a film at Universal, it was as the uncredited bus driver in Abbott ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THEY SWEPT THE PLAINS CLEAN OF BANDITS WITH FIST AND GUN! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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Action | Music | Western

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1 October 1939 (USA)  »

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A Trilha do Terror  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Steve Hayden: Am I addressing Mr. Bill Strong?
Cousin Willie Strong: Well, you can leave off the "Mister" and still be correct.
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Ridin' Home
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Music by Milton Rosen
Lyrics by Everett Carter
Sung by Bob Baker
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