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Trail of the Vigilantes (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 13 December 1940 (USA)
A reporter goes undercover to break up an outlaw gang.

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A reporter goes undercover to break up an outlaw gang.

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Comedy | Western

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In March 1941, Universal Pictures was distributing this film on a double bill with The Invisible Woman (1940). See more »

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Edited into Gunman's Code (1946) See more »

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One of the best comic westerns
5 September 2007 | by (Plano, Texas) – See all my reviews

If you like westerns you must absolutely get this film if it ever gets released on DVD. It's a comic western with plenty of exciting western action. Two actors who rarely made westerns, Franchot Tone and Broderick Crawford, star as an eastern U.S. Marchall and a good-old boy cowboy respectively, who have to deal with organized cattle rustlers. The Cattlemen's Protective Organization is actually rustling cattle from ranchers who won't join the organization. Peggy Moran is a rancher's daughter who aggressively pursues her man, Franchot, although today we'd consider her a stalker. Andy Devine and Mischa Auer are the comedy relief, in a film that needs no relief because everyone has great comic scenes.


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