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The Lone Star Trail (1943)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Western  |  6 August 1943 (USA)
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Rancher Blaze Barker returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele. The gang ... See full summary »

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Fargo Steele
Fuzzy Knight ...
Angus MacAngus
Jennifer Holt ...
Joan Winters
George Eldredge ...
Doug Ransom
Michael Vallon ...
Jonathan Bentley
Harry Strang ...
Sheriff Waddell
Earle Hodgins ...
Mayor Cyrus Jenkins
Jack Ingram ...
Henchman Dan Jason
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Ben Slocum (as Bob Mitchum)
Ethan Laidlaw ...
Steve Bannister
Jimmy Wakely Trio ...
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Rancher Blaze Barker returns to Dead Falls after being framed by land-grabbers and spending two years in jail. Paroled, he can't wear a gun, but is aided by Marshal Fargo Steele. The gang is out to gain control of all of the valley land before a dam is constructed. When Blaze raises the money to pay off the taxes on his ranch, he finds it has been marked to incriminate him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Filmed, completed, and copyrighted in 1942, but not released until several months later, in 1943, making this one of the earliest featured film roles of Robert Mitchum. See more »

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Written by Milton Rosen and Oliver Drake
Sung by Jimmy Wakely Trio
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Two western greats in one interesting film ..........
7 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tex Ritter and Johhnny Mack Brown team up in this action-filled programmer from the early 1940's. The former football star and country crooner take on some mangy cowpokes who had already framed Brown once and are about to do it again!

At this point in their careers, the pairing was intended to allow the western greats to pool their on screen strengths. The result is this standard tale of revenge and redemption on the old frontier. Ritter was always pleasant in this type of role and Brown handled the action and fistfights in a first rate manner. Overall, it was a good job.

While this was not an A-level film, it should appeal to die-hard fans of the western programmers..... I did !


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