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Raiders of Red Gap (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Western | 30 September 1943 (USA)
When a gang attacks his ranch and kills one of his ranch hands, Jim Roberts gets together with his neighbors to fight the Bennett Cattle Co., whom they are sure is behind the attacks in a ... See full summary »

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(screenplay) (as Joe O'Donnell)
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Rocky (Lone Rider) Cameron (as Bob Livingston)
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Fuzzy Q. Jones (as Al "Fuzzy' St. John)
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Jane Roberts
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Jim Roberts
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Jack Bennett
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Ranch Foreman Bradley
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Butch Crane
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Sheriff Evans
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When a gang attacks his ranch and kills one of his ranch hands, Jim Roberts gets together with his neighbors to fight the Bennett Cattle Co., whom they are sure is behind the attacks in a scheme to drive them off their land so they can get it for themselves, then build packing plants so they don't have to spend the money to ship cattle back east. When they hear about the neighbors' plans to resist, the company hires professional killer Butch Crane to stop them. Government agent Rocky Cameron and his partner Fuzzy are dispatched to gather evidence against the company, but Fuzzy is soon mistaken for Crane. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Bob's Playin' A Mystery Hand... He's Marked For Death By Killer Bullets As Gunfire Echoes Over The Plains!

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Comedy | Western

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Approved
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30 September 1943 (USA)  »

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Teufel der Prärie  »

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1.37 : 1
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The earliest documented telecast of this film in the New York City area was Friday 5 November 1948 on WATV (Channel 13), which broadcast from Newark, New Jersey, and was the first independent television station in the New York City market. See more »

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Follows Outlaws of Boulder Pass (1942) See more »

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Excellent cast not used well in mediocre plot that is still mostly fun

Bob Livingston was a very good actor but in this entry in the "Lone Rider" series, he rather walked through it.

Al St. John, on the other hand, always gave his all, and generally came across that way in "Raiders of Red Gap."

Yes, there were moments he somewhat overdid, but he had one of his best roles in this series.

The leading lady, Myrna Dell, also had a good role. She got to be more than a pretty face, and in her last scene she showed she should have had many more and bigger roles.

Charles King is my favorite villain, and for a change, he is the brains heavy, not just the brawn.

As sheriff, George Cheesebro got to play an unusual role, a good guy, and what an actor! He was incredibly likable here, too.

It's a pretty light-weight B Western, but I like it and hope you will too. And you can catch it as I did, at YouTube.


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