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Bad Men of the Hills (1942)

 -  Western  -  13 August 1942 (USA)
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U.S. Marshal Dave Upjohn arrives in Sundown to investigate reports of lawlessness and is met by Sheriff Mace Arnold and his deputy, Lefty Brant. Knowing that an investigation will disclose ... See full summary »

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Charles Starrett ...
Russell Hayden ...
Lucky Shelton
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Harmony Haines
Luana Walters ...
Laurie Bishop
Al Bridge ...
Sheriff Mace Arnold (as Alan Bridge)
Guy Usher ...
Doctor Jed Mitchell
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Judge Sam Malotte
Norma Jean Wooters ...
Buckshot Bishop
John Shay ...
Marshal Dave Upjohn
Dick Botiller ...
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U.S. Marshal Dave Upjohn arrives in Sundown to investigate reports of lawlessness and is met by Sheriff Mace Arnold and his deputy, Lefty Brant. Knowing that an investigation will disclose that they have being using their office to rob the ranchers, they murder Upjohn. When his son Steve, posing as Steve Carlton, learns of the murder, he vows vengeance. Arnold's gang captures him, knocks him unconscious, ties him to his horse and then drives the animal into Chimney Hole, trusting that the canyon's tough residents will kill him for prying into their affairs. Steve soon learns that, rather then being outlaws, the people of Chimney Hole are really upstanding ranchers who have fled there to get away from Arnold and his gang. At first, Steve suspects the leader, Lucky Shelton, of being responsible for the murder, but Harmony Haines, proves to him that Arnold was the man responsible. The ranchers agree to cooperate with Steve in an effort to drive Arnold from office. He and Lucky ride to ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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ACTION AND SONG ROCK THE PLAINS! Teaching bandits there's a load of law in each gun...a blast of dynamite in each fist! See more »

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