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Range War (1939)

Passed | | Western | 8 September 1939 (USA)
Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to prevent the railroad from completing its line through their property. Till now they have been able to charge tolls on herds ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Britt Wood ...
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Padre Jose (as Pedro De Cordoba)
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Buck Collins
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Jim Marlow
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Ellen Marlow
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Charley Higgins
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Dave Morgan
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Pete
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Deputy Fenton (as Earl Hodgins)
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Rancher (as Jason Robards)
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Agitator
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Stokey (as Raphael Bennett)
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Storyline

Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to prevent the railroad from completing its line through their property. Till now they have been able to charge tolls on herds passing through. Hoppy goes undercover to expose them. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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OUTLAWS RUN FOR COVER...WHEN HOPPY HITS THE TRAIL (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

8 September 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Teufelsreiter von Texas  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The twenty-fifth of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

Connections

Followed by Undercover Man (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Pop! Goes the Weasel
Traditional 17th century English song
Played on harmonica by Britt Wood in jail
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Hoppy leads the" troops" in a Range War
14 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wiliiam Boyd returns in this fast-paced , well written early entry in the Hopalong Cassidy series. Boyd was wonderful as always as the black-clad hero, with Russell "Lucky" Hayden a fine sidekick.

In this one, Hoppy goes undercover to expose the bad guys who are fighting railroad expansion through the open range. Glenn Strange co-stars as does Britt Wood.

The early Hoppy films were the best and this one is very good. Millions of kids looked up to Hoppy, who always fought fair and stood his ground. The script, cast and production values here are exemplary.

Highly recommended....... A fun film !


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