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The Golden Trail (1940)

Approved | | Music, Western | 8 July 1940 (USA)
The dangerous Ceegareet gang has control of Boom Town. No miner with rich diggings is safe from this murderous gang. Tex Roberts (Tex Ritter) and his pal Slim Hunkafeller (Slim Andrews) ... See full summary »

Director:

(as Al Herman)

Writers:

(screenplay) (as Rolland Lynch), (screenplay) (as Robert Emmett) | 1 more credit »

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White Flash ...
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Slim Hunkafeller (as 'Arkansas Slim' Andrews)
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Chita Rawls (as Ina Guest)
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Patsy
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Sheriff Bat Toles
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Prader - aka Ceegareet
Warner Richmond ...
Henchman Chris
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Henchman Bart
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Bill Rawls
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Deputy
Bill Wells ...
Texas Bill - Mayor of Boomtown) (as 'Happy Texas Bill' Wells)
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The dangerous Ceegareet gang has control of Boom Town. No miner with rich diggings is safe from this murderous gang. Tex Roberts (Tex Ritter) and his pal Slim Hunkafeller (Slim Andrews) strike a pay vein and find themselves marked as the gang's next victims. The real head of the gang, fearing that Tex will find him out, decides to get him out of the way by planting false evidence against him, and thus diverting attention from himself. As a result, Sheriff Bat Toles (Gene Alsace) jails Tex, but the outlaws are worried he might escape and dynamite the jail. This best laid plan goes awry as Tex, instead of being killed, does escape. Running from the posse, Tex hides in a cave where Bill Rawls ('Forest Taylor (I)'), a victim of the gang who got away unknown to them. is also hiding as he waits to get revenge. Rawls thinks, as the other miners do, that Tex is gang leader Ceegareet, until Tex persuades him to return to Boom Town. There, Rawls sees the real leader of the killers and ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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ACTION!...and plenty of it as Tex rides the trail of gold...and gunplay! See more »

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Music | Western

Certificate:

Approved
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8 July 1940 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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This film received its earliest documented telecasts in New York City Sunday 11 July 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Monday 2 October 1950 on KTSL (Channel 2). See more »

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Donahue's Done It Again
Written by Jack Frost
Sung by Slim Andrews
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