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Three Texas Steers (1939)

Passed  -  Action | Western  -  12 May 1939 (USA)
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Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Ray Corrigan ...
Tucson Smith / Willie the Gorilla
Max Terhune ...
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Nancy Evans
Ralph Graves ...
George Ward
Roscoe Ates ...
Sheriff Brown (as Rosco Ates)
Collette Lyons ...
Lillian
Billy Curtis ...
Hercules - the Midget
Ted Adams ...
Henchman Steve
Stanley Blystone ...
Henchman Rankin
David Sharpe ...
Tony
Ethan Laidlaw ...
Henchman Morgan
Lew Kelly ...
Postman
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Nancy Evans, lovely circus owner, has a ranch that she's never visited, but for sentimental reasons won't sell to Mike Abbott. Her partners, secretly in league with Abbott, sabotage the circus to force Nancy to sell the ranch; instead, she goes there to live. Will her neighbors, the Three Mesquiteers, be a match for the secret swindlers? And what's so valuable about that run-down ranch anyway? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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circus | sabotage | swindler | jail | sheriff | See more »

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THEY HIT THE CIRCUS TRAILS IN A FAST-RIDING, ACTION-THRILLER THAT ENDS IN A BLAZE OF GLORY ON THE RACE-TRACK! (original poster-all caps) See more »

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Action | Western

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12 May 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Danger Rides the Range  »

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Trivia

Ray Corrigan not only plays his familiar character of Tucson Smith, second billed of the Three Mesquiteers, but also, billed as 'Naba', plays Willie the Gorilla. See more »

Quotes

[to the gorilla climbing in a tree]
Lillian: Get out of there, you upholstered nitwit!
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Followed by Shadows on the Sage (1942) See more »

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After the success of 'Stagecoach', as well as seeing his wife give birth to their second child, Patrick Wayne, the previous year, the 32 year old John Wayne continued to act in westerns and immortalize the American West.


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