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Silver on the Sage (1939)

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Hoppy goes undercover as a gambler from the East when Bar 20 cattle are stolen by unknown rustlers. Brennan/Talbot are twin brothers (one a casino owner, the other a rancher) and Hoppy ... See full summary »

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Russell Hayden ...
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Windy Halliday (as George Hayes)
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Barbara Hamilton
Stanley Ridges ...
Earl Brennan / Dave Talbot
Frederick Burton ...
Tom Hamilton
Jack Rockwell ...
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Roy Barcroft ...
Henchman Ewing
Ed Cassidy ...
Pierce (card sharp) (as Ed. Cassidy)
Wen Wright ...
Lane - Bar 20 cowhand
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Hoppy goes undercover as a gambler from the East when Bar 20 cattle are stolen by unknown rustlers. Brennan/Talbot are twin brothers (one a casino owner, the other a rancher) and Hoppy believes they provide alibis for each other while one is out committing crimes. Hoppy gets a job in the casino to learn more but is exposed when a gambling gunslinger notices him. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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31 March 1939 (USA)  »

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

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Well done & interesting, Gabby Hayes & Russell Hayden have larger roles than usual in this film
10 March 2001 | by (Long Island Motor Parkway) – See all my reviews

One of the last Hopalong Cassidy movies to feature Gabby Hayes (as "Windy"). Gabby & Russell Hayden (as "Lucky") have larger roles than usual in this film, & Hoppy appears only after the first 9 minutes have gone by! There isn't too much action until near the end of the film, but this movie is well done & interesting. Windy claims to be the well known stagecoach robber named Black Bart, & even has "Wanted" posters printed with his photo on them. For Hoppy completists, we learn that Windy carries a Remington 1876 reissue revolver (unloaded!). For added fun, there's also a quite noticeable blooper at the end. Windy leaves on his horse, & Hoppy mounts Topper to follow him, but Topper's first step is into a bucket of water! William Boyd (as "Hopalong Cassidy"), a pro with many years of acting experience, looks down to see what happened on both sides of Topper, with a startled expression, but continues the scene as written! His laughter is on cue for Windy's departure, but also fits Topper's accidentally stepping into the bucket of water. I give it 8/10.


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