Dty Gulch Trading Post owner Kurt Fabian advances money on mortgages to the local settlers to finance an irrigation program. Three Texas Rangers, Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins... See full summary »

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Texas Ranger Tex Wyatt (as Dave 'Tex' O'Brien)
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Dty Gulch Trading Post owner Kurt Fabian advances money on mortgages to the local settlers to finance an irrigation program. Three Texas Rangers, Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins transport the money in a strong box which they place in the Wells Fargo safe as agent Sam Benson assures them that he is the only one who knows the safe combination. Fabian conspires with Bill Gunner, Breed Crocker and Trigger Booth to steal the money and they fail, but Fabian gets it on his own. Benson is arrested, and a committee of citizens, led by Oscar Perrin accuse Captain Wyatt and the Rangers of carelessness and request the resignation of the Captain if the money is not recovered. Fabian owns the abandoned ghost town of "Mystic", and Gunner, Crocker and Booth take him there to force him to tell where he has hidden the money, They shoot at his feet to intimidate him and he dies from fright and shock. Tex, Jim and Panhandle are also searching the town and they find Fabian's body. Benson tells... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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BLAZING GUNS, BURNING LEATHER! It's every man for himself in a shootin' showdown! (original poster)


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3 June 1944 (USA)  »

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The earliest documented telecast of this film took place in New York City Thursday 21 October 1948 on WATV (Channel 13). See more »

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Sleepy Hollow
Written by Dave O'Brien (as O'Brien) and James Newill (as Newill)
Sung by James Newill (uncredited)
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Run of the mill B-western is pretty dull for that reason
26 November 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Money being transported for some settlers is stolen from those who were suppose to be guarding it. From that point on it becomes a quest to find out who was behind the deed and catch him.

If you've ever seen any of the B program westerns that were cranked out for the 30's,40's and 50's you've seen this film before. This isn't a bad thing, it just means that its unremarkable to the point of being utterly and totally forgettable. While the great cowboy heroes like Wayne, Rogers, Ritter, Autry made careers out of recycling the same plots over and over they always managed to spice things up somehow, there was always something to make you remember them and the film. Here there is nothing special. The plot is old, the cast is game, the songs are okay, the comedy corny, everything except something to make you remember you've seen it.

Ultimately typical to the point of boredom.

5 out of 10


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