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West of Pinto Basin (1940)

Approved | | Western | 25 November 1940 (USA)
Three cowboys fight a saloon owner who is trying to grab up all the local land by engineering stagecoach robberies so an irrigation dam can't be built.

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'Crash' Corrigan (as Ray 'Crash' Corrigan)
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Alibi (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
Elmer ...
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Joan Brown
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Harvey
Dirk Thane ...
Henchman Hank Horton
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Henchman Lane (as George Cheseboro)
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Henchman Joe
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Ware
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Farmer Jeff
Jerry Smith ...
Jerry Smith, a Singer
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The Range Busters head for Pinto Basin where a series of stage robberies have occurred. To try and find the gang's boss, Crash sends out a empty money box. The plan backfires when the boss has the Range Busters identified as the robbers. Thinking it is now safe, the bank sends out a big money shipment. Needing to rob the stage, the boss gets the boys out of jail so they can be blamed. But this is just the chance they need to catch the robbers. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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25 November 1940 (USA)  »

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The earliest documented telecast of this film occurred Thursday 13 December 1945 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). See more »

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Rhythm of the Saddle
Written by Jerry Smith
Sung by Jerry Smith
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Justice is done
7 January 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

West Of Pinto Basin is where the Rangebusters, Dusty King, Ray Corrigan, and Max Terhune with the ever eloquent Elmer are answering a summons from a marshal friend of their's whom they find waylaid and shot to death on the road to town. Naturally the Rangebusters take over and see that justice is done.

What the marshal was looking into was a series of stagecoach robberies where it is obvious that the bad guys are getting inside information. As this is a B western it isn't like we have a host of suspects. It's obvious who the rat is from the beginning.

That however does not detract from the film which is a nice mixture of humor, action, and a song or two. Best part of the film is when Max Terhune goes out of his league with gambler Tris Coffin and winds up losing all the Rangebuster's horses. That soon gets put to rights with Corrigan sitting in on a new game.

B western film fans should like this one.


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