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Twilight on the Trail (1941)

Passed  -  Adventure | Comedy | Music  -  29 September 1941 (USA)
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Hoppy, Lucky and California are chasing cattle rustlers who have been bothering cattle rancher friends of Hoppy. A crooked foreman is the source of the trouble. Johnny and Lucy are the love... See full summary »

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California Carlson
Brad King ...
Wanda McKay ...
Lucy Brent
Jack Rockwell ...
Jim Brent
Norman Willis ...
Nat Kervy
Robert Kent ...
Ash Drake
Tom London ...
Tim Gregg
Frank Austin ...
Steve Farley
Jimmy Wakely Trio
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Hoppy, Lucky and California are chasing cattle rustlers who have been bothering cattle rancher friends of Hoppy. A crooked foreman is the source of the trouble. Johnny and Lucy are the love focus. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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CASSIDY LOOKS FOR TROUBLE and finds almost more than his two guns can handle! See more »


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29 September 1941 (USA)  »

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Antilopedalens hemmelighed  »

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(Western Electric Wide Range System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film, re-edited to 52 minutes, as were the rest of them, premiered the New York City telecasting of the series on Sunday 28 November 1948 on WNBT. See more »

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Follows Pirates on Horseback (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Twilight on the Trail
(uncredited)
Music by Louis Alter
Lyrics by Sidney D. Mitchell
Played on guitars by the Jimmy Wakely Trio and sung by them and Brad King
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unimaginative,one of the worst Hoppy films.
20 February 2015 | by (Brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

One of the worst Hoppy films. Hoppy and his sidekicks take leave of their Bar 20 duties to help an old friend whose ranch is suffering rustlers.

The supporting cast was uninteresting. I never cared for Brad King as Hoppy's young sidekick. It seems he was hired mainly for his singing; his acting was bland. I like it when the heroes go undercover to solve the crime. Unfortunately here, their acting as inept British detective dudes got tiring and silly fast. Finally the mystery solving was pretty unimaginative: the bad guys try to kill Hoppy and sidekicks, giving themselves away.


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