The sixth film of Monogram's eight-film series, "The Rough Riders", has U. S. Marshals Buck Roberts (Buck Jones) and Tim McCall (Tim McCoy) coming to a Texas town to visit their friend, U. S. Marshal Sandy Hopkins (Raymond Hatton), only to learn that he has disappeared, and is suspected of the murder of John Dodge (Jack Daley), owner of practically the whole town, except the hotel Sandy owns and runs when he isn't on an assignment as a Marshal. The murder has been committed by the henchmen of Bart Logan (Harry Woods), who intends to take over the dead man's property and whose men are holding Sandy prisoner to make it appear that he fled after arguing with and killing Dodge. Just before the murder, Logan sent a letter to Dodge with the news that the latter's long-missing wife is returning, and in a short while, Stella (Lois Austin), a Logan accomplice, arrives posing as the missing Ann Dodge, thus establishing her right to the Dodge property. Sandy, allowed to escape, returns ... Written by
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Buck, Tim and Ray "take on" a gang of Texas killers... who know every outlaw trick... and stop at nothing!
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This film's earliest documented telecasts occurred in New York City Thursday 3 June 1948 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in Los Angeles Wednesday 16 February 1949 on KNBH (Channel 4). See more
U. S. Marshal Buck Roberts
Boy, and to think we came down here to give this old buzzard a birthday party... and to think it almost became a necktie party!
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The Rough Rider's Song
Written by Edward J. Kay
Sung over opening and closing credits by a male chorus See more