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Lumberjack (1944)

Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to ... See full summary »

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Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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RUGGED, READY AND RARIN' TO GO! That's Hoppy when he goes after the tall-timber outlaws! See more »

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28 April 1944 (USA)  »

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Heltene fra Nevada  »

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The fifty-second of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

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Follows Wide Open Town (1941) See more »

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Dear Ol' Californy
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Quite a bit to like in this film
9 May 2003 | by (Long Island Motor Parkway) – See all my reviews

Although Hoppy wears a plaid shirt & a white hat (usually a sign of a lesser Hoppy movie, as opposed to his wearing an all black outfit), there's quite a bit to like in this film. It's filmed in the "High Sierras" per the credits, & redwood trees are seen (does anyone out there know if redwoods are indeed found in the High Sierras?). There are lots of good fight scenes with Hoppy & California as participants. Maybe the best part of the film is that Jimmy Rogers (my least favorite of Hoppy's young sidekicks) is sent on a mission to get Buck Peters, & thankfully is absent for 10+ minutes of film! Unusual for a Hopalong Cassidy movie, California is actually very helpful in three situations. William Boyd (apparently without stunt double) is active in fights, running, riding hard, & climbing down a fifty foot log wall (this with cuts, of course). The ending matches a standard serial thriller for excitement & lack of realism! Despite all these interesting aspects, the film falls short of a real good western, & lacks the good humor that Hoppy films were known for. I rate it 6/10.


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