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Bad Man of Deadwood (1941)

Approved | | Musical, Western | 5 September 1941 (USA)
Roy and Gabby have to establish fair business practices in the town of Deadwood, currently dominated by entrepreneurs who scare off potential competitors.

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Deadwood is controlled by Ripper's gang that has rendered the Sheriff and the Judge powerless. When Gabby's medicine show featuring Roy arrives they are quickly run out. They join the Laramie Gap gang that is fighting Ripper and when Gabby's inheritance money is stolen they rob the stage to get it back, Getting the money and the names assigned to it, Roy hopes this evidence will enable the Judge to bring law and order to Deadwood. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Musical | Western

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O Homem Mau de Deadwood  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

Connections

Remade as Thunder Over Arizona (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Joe O'Grady
Written by Jule Styne and Sol Meyer
Sung by Roy Rogers and Sally Payne
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Meh
16 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like Roy Rogers and Gabby Hayes, you will probably like this movie.

I'm not a fan.

I admit it's rather watchable, but these low budget westerns don't do anything for me.

The available prints are horrible too, making it painful to watch.

The plot

Deadwood is controlled by Ripper's gang that has rendered the Sheriff and the Judge powerless.

When Gabby's medicine show featuring Roy arrives they are quickly run out.

They join the Laramie Gap gang that is fighting Ripper and when Gabby's inheritance money is stolen they rob the stage to get it back.

Getting the money and the names assigned to it, Roy hopes this evidence will enable the Judge to bring law and order to Deadwood.


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