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Beneath Western Skies (1944)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  3 March 1944 (USA)
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To combat the lawlessness in her town, school teacher Carrie Stokes writes to her former students in search of a lawman. Johnny Revere arrives and starts to clean up the town. But things go... See full summary »

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(as Spencer Bennet)

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(screenplay), (screenplay) (as Bob Williams) , 1 more credit »
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Robert Livingston ...
Johnny Revere (as Bob Livingston)
Smiley Burnette ...
Effie Laird ...
Frank Jaquet ...
Tom London ...
Earl Phillips
Charles Miller ...
Lem Toller
Joe Strauch Jr. ...
LeRoy Mason ...
Bull Bricker
Kenne Duncan ...
Deputy Barrow
Charles Dorety ...
The Drunk
Jack Kirk ...
Bud Geary ...
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To combat the lawlessness in her town, school teacher Carrie Stokes writes to her former students in search of a lawman. Johnny Revere arrives and starts to clean up the town. But things go bad when he is hit on the head and loses his memory. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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They Ride the Danger Trail, Rid the Range of Renegades! See more »

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Western

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3 March 1944 (USA)  »

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De man zonder geheugen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Remake of Ladies in Distress (1938) See more »

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Travelin' Man
Written by Smiley Burnette
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A bout of amnesia
21 June 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Smiley Burnette continued his career as sidekick to other Republic cowboys after Gene Autry went into the service during World War II. In Beneath Western Stars which was a remake of another Republic Pictures film Ladies In Distress, Burnette is sidekick to Robert Livingston. He even has a ventriloquist dummy which made me think this role was originally meant for Max Terhune.

As it turns out Terhune and Livingston were both in the cast of Ladies In Distress and so I guess that explained the dummy. Did Smiley Burnette's talents include ventriloquism.

Livingston is a noted town tamer in the west and when his old home town becomes terrorized by LeRoy Mason's gang, the old schoolteacher sends for Livingston to clean up the town. The story called for Livingston to have a bout of amnesia and to have Mason take full advantage of it. Also some of the town's leading citizens are in cahoots with Mason. Of course it all gets resolved.

Effie Laird stands out as the town schoolmarm and toughest advocate for law and order. Nice Republic western.


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