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River's End (1940)

Passed  -  Action | Drama | Western  -  10 August 1940 (USA)
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Convicted murderer John Keith (Dennis Morgan), escapes from his guards, and is pursued by Sergeant Conniston (Dennis Morgan, of the Royal Canadian Mouted Police. After a two year hunt, ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Dennis Morgan ...
John Keith / Sgt. Derry Conniston
Elizabeth Inglis ...
Linda Conniston (as Elizabeth Earl)
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Andrew (Andy) Dijon
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Norman Talbot
James Stephenson ...
Insp. McDowell
Steffi Duna ...
Cheeta
Edward Pawley ...
Frank Crandell
John Ridgely ...
Constable Jeffers
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Constable Kentish
David Bruce ...
Balt
Gilbert Emery ...
Justice
Stuart Robertson ...
Sgt. Cruze
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Convicted murderer John Keith (Dennis Morgan), escapes from his guards, and is pursued by Sergeant Conniston (Dennis Morgan, of the Royal Canadian Mouted Police. After a two year hunt, Conniston almost dies of the cold and is rescued by Keith. Before he dies, Keith convinces him he is innocent of the crime for which he has been convicted, and Conniston insists that Keith, who bears nearly an identical resemblance to the Mountie, put on his uniform and pretend he is Conniston and go to River's End and prove his innocence. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Double Identity  »

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Silly 'B' mystery
6 February 2003 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Calling this a mystery is a stretch as the only mystery is when the incredibly credulous townsfolk of River's End, Alberta, will figure out that Dennis Morgan is actually an escaped convict and NOT the Canadian Mountie sent in pursuit of him. Yes, it's the old chestnut about the two fellows who look exactly alike and switch identities in order to right the wrongs of an imperfect judicial system. If you can accept the premise, you'll enjoy this speck of fluff. Victor Jory offers the only interesting performance as a relatively likeable bad guy.


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