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Riders of Black Mountain (1940)

Disguised as a gambler, U.S. Marshal Tim Donovan Tim McCoy) rides the Black Mountain Stage which is held up by Pete Smith (Ted Adams) and his gang. Tim and his pal, Tombstone (Ralph Peters)... See full summary »

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(as Peter Stewart)

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(original screenplay)

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Pauline Haddon ...
Betty Harper (as Pauline Hadden)
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Sheriff Clay Mathews
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Jose
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George Harris
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Judge Harper
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Pete Smith - Henchman
Jack Rutherford ...
Biff Hunter
Stephen Chase ...
Emmett (as Alden Chase)
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Bart - Wounded Henchman
Dirk Thane ...
Jim Miller - Henchman
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Disguised as a gambler, U.S. Marshal Tim Donovan Tim McCoy) rides the Black Mountain Stage which is held up by Pete Smith (Ted Adams) and his gang. Tim and his pal, Tombstone (Ralph Peters) pursue --- no, not on foot as their horses were tied to the stage --- and find the robbers trying to open the strongbox. The outlaws flee and Sheriff Clay Matthews (Rex Lease) arrives and arrests Tim and Tombstone as the robbers. Judge Harper (Frank LaRue), also a passenger, frees Tim and Tombstone. Tim finds a charred money-bag in the Judge's fire place as the bandit's, unknown to the Judge, had used his house as a rendezvous. Tim and insurance investigator George Harris (Edward Peil Jr.) join forces and discover that stage agent Biff Hunter (Jack Rutherford) and town banker Emmett 'Alden 'Stephen' Chase') are confederates of the gang. The sheriff still suspects Tim and gives him 24 hours to get out of town. Tim captures Bart (George Chesebro), one of the gang wounded in the gun battle following ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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A Whirlwind Western Adventure Drama, Sizzling With Action!

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Action | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »
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11 November 1940 (USA)  »

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Black Mountain Stage  »

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The earliest documented telecast of this film occurred Monday 2 April 1945 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). Post-WWII television viewers got their first look at it Thursday 26 August 1948 on WATV (Channel 13), in Los Angeles, Wednesday 12 January 1949 on KFI (Channel 9), and in Albuquerque Tuesday 21 June 1949 on KOB (Channel 4). See more »

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