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Men of the Timberland (1941)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Crime | May 1941 (USA)
Tim MacGregor, unscrupulous lumber operator, obtains by bribery a contract to cut a vast quantity of timber from land owned by Kay Handley, rich débutante. When Dick O'Hara, forestry ... See full summary »

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Tim MacGregor, unscrupulous lumber operator, obtains by bribery a contract to cut a vast quantity of timber from land owned by Kay Handley, rich débutante. When Dick O'Hara, forestry inspector, demands a postponement, MacGrgeor refuses and sends his henchman, Jean Collet, to obtain the services of the famous "bull-of-the-woods" Andy Jensen and his partner "Lucky." Kay arrives and gives her permission to cut the timber, defying Dick. Dick, with his two assistants, Withers and "Tex," begins a survey of the timber stand. When Dick and Tex finally reveal MacGrgeor as a crook, Collet is sent to kill "Tex" and obtain the reports. A fight ensues and "Lucky" is killed by one of Collet's flying knives. Kay then admits that Dick is right and helps him trap Collet. Dick and Andy force a confession from Collet and MacGregor is exposed. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Dick and Andy get some more blue-collar jobs

The thirteenth in a series of fourteen B-features made by Universal from 1939-1941 co-starring Richard Arlen and Andy Devine.

This one is set in the timber country where Tim MacGregor (Willard Roberston), unscrupulous lumber operator, obtains by bribery a contract to cut a vast quantity of timber from land owned by Kay Handley (Linda Hayes), rich débutante. When Dick O'Hara (Richard Arlen), forestry inspector, demands a postponement, MacGrgeor refuses and sends his henchman, Jean Collet (Francis McDonald), to obtain the services of the famous "bull-of-the-woods" Andy Jensen (Andy Devine) and his partner "Lucky" (Paul E. Burns) Kay arrives and gives her permission to cut the timber, defying Dick.

Dickm with his two assistants, Withers (Riley Hill as Roy Harris) and "Tex" (Gaylord Pendleton), begins a survey of the timber stand. When Dick and Tex finally reveal MacGrgeor as a crook, Collet is sent to kill "Tex" and obtain the reports.

A fight ensues and "Lucky" is killed by one of Collet's flying knives. Kay then admits that Dick is right and helps him trap Collet. Dick and Andy force a confession from Collet and MacGregor is exposed.


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