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Jesse James at Bay (1941)

Passed  -  Action | Comedy | Music  -  17 October 1941 (USA)
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Jesse James joins with Missouri settlers in their battle with rich, land-grabbing railroad tycoons.

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Jesse James / Clint Burns
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Sally Payne ...
Polly Morgan
Pierre Watkin ...
Phineas Krager - Land Dealer
Ivan Miller ...
Judge Rutherford
Hal Taliaferro ...
Paul Sloan, Lawyer
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Jane Fillmore, 'St. Louis Journal' Reporter
Roy Barcroft ...
Henchman Vern Stone
Jack Kirk ...
Henchman Rufe Balder
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Storyline

When Jesse learns that Krager is cheating settlers, he and his gang rob trains to obtain money for them to purchase their land. Krager, finding a Jesse look alike in Burns, hires him to wreck havoc on the ranchers. When Jesse kills Burns he switches clothes and goes after the culprits. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THE WEST'S MOST FAMOUS BANDIT RIDES AGAIN! GUNS ROAR AS JESSE TAKES A TRAIL TO RIGHT A WRONG! (original poster - all caps) See more »


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17 October 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jesse James ao Ataque  »

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Goofs

Even though Roy Rogers portrays two different characters in the picture, he rides his horse Trigger as both men. The most evident example occurs when the outlaws led by Clint Burns arrive to raid Sheriff Gabby Whitaker's ranch. Clint Burns (Roy) arrives and leaves aboard Trigger, and shortly after, Jesse James (Roy's other character) rides up to the ranch also riding Trigger. As Jesse, Roy also rides a different horse at other times. See more »

Quotes

Jesse James: [as Clint Burns to Krager] It;s a deal. You furnish the cash, and I'll furnish the trouble.
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Red River Valley
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Great innovative western
7 July 1999 | by (Jackson OH) – See all my reviews

Roy plays a dual role in this classic western. He plays both Jesse James and the identical bad-guy Clint burns. The case of mistaken identity causes some problems for Jesse as he gets put in jail, then accused of burning down Gabby's house. Gale plays a newspaper reporter who is trying to get the scoop on Jesse. Together she and Roy capture the James Gang. This film may not be historically accurate, but it is great fun and a must-see if you're a Roy Rogers fan or a Gale Storm fan. (Gale steals the picture from Roy).


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