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Land of the Six Guns (1940)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 9 May 1940 (USA)
Former Marshal Jack Rowan had hopes to put away his guns forever when he buys a cattle ranch near the Mexican border, but he discovers that Mexican cattle are being smuggled across the ... See full summary »

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(as Raymond K. Johnson)

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(original story and screenplay) (as Tom Gibson)
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Carol Howard
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John Howard
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Sheriff
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Frank Stone
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Max (as Kenneth Duncan)
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Mexican Joe
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Former Marshal Jack Rowan had hopes to put away his guns forever when he buys a cattle ranch near the Mexican border, but he discovers that Mexican cattle are being smuggled across the border by way of his ranch. Jack stops at the store run by John Howard to get supplies and meets Carol Howard, the storekeeper's niece. Jack sees Taylor, a suspected rustler, follow Frank Stone into his office. He overhears Taylor tell Stone that the Sheriff has caught one of the cattle smugglers, but he has named Jack as the gang leader. They capture the listening Jack and go for the sheriff. Stone brags to Howard and Carol that he has Jack a prisoner, Carol and Jack's sidekick Manny free Jack. Jack and Manny trail Taylor and see him pay for cattle to be smuggled into the Texas. Manny goes for the Sheriff while Jack hides outside the tunnel, used by the smugglers, and forces a gun battle. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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BORDER BADMEN RUN FOR COVER...as a fighting Marshal dusts off his six guns and smashes a smuggling syndicate!

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Romance | Western

Certificate:

Approved
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9 May 1940 (USA)  »

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Land of Six Guns  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecast of this film occurred Sunday 3 May 1942 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). Post-WWII television viewers got their first look at it in New York City Sunday 4 July 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Wednesday 2 February 1949 on KNBH (Channel 4). See more »

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Although the story takes place in the era of dusty trails, unpaved streets, and oil lamps, Louise Stanley sports an up to date 1940 hair style and a couple of very 1940 (knee length skirts, high heel shoes) clothing outfits. See more »

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Pride of the Valley
Written by Johnny Lange and Lew Porter
Sung by Glenn Strange
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