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Ghost Town Law (1942)

 -  Western  -  27 March 1942 (USA)
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When two of their Marshal friends are killed, the Rough Riders are sent to investigate. They have to find the killers in a ghost town where the houses and an old mine are interconnected by secret passages and tunnels.

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When two of their Marshal friends are killed, the Rough Riders are sent to investigate. They have to find the killers in a ghost town where the houses and an old mine are interconnected by secret passages and tunnels.

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A top-flight vintage western with charismatic stars.
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this about as good as "B" westerns get. Buck Jones and Tim McCoy made a superb team, with Raymond Hatton as solid support. It was fun to see cowboys who really were at home on a horse. These old westerns might have been simple, but the men who made them were often from the west and it shows in all sorts of little things, from the way they handle the dialog and behave around the the ladies to the way they mount and sit a horse. Such things go beyond acting and give these vintage horse operas a flavor that later, more prestigious, films simply could not match. The plot wasted no time on side issues, and the fact that the three Rough Riders were United States Marshals doing their duty made for clean and straightforward motivation, with the villains forceful and the action fast and furious. I found it fun all the way and would highly recommend it to fans of old westerns or to anyone who might be interested in why they were once so popular.


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