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Bandits of the Badlands (1945)

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When Sunset's brother is murdered, he quits the Rangers and heads out to find the killer. Posing as a prison escapee gets him into the secret hideout of the gang he suspects. He shows the ... See full summary »

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Sunset Carson ...
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Si Jenks ...
Banty Jones (as Si 'Rawhide' Jenks)
John Merton ...
Cort McKinnon
Forrest Taylor ...
Pop Wayne
Wade Crosby ...
Burl Kohler
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Ed McKinnon
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Dr. Steve Carson
Fred Graham ...
Henchman Duke Lee
Alan Ward ...
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Henchman Keller (as Bob Wilke)
Tex Terry ...
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Jack O'Shea ...
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When Sunset's brother is murdered, he quits the Rangers and heads out to find the killer. Posing as a prison escapee gets him into the secret hideout of the gang he suspects. He shows the murder bullet to the gunsmith. But the gunsmith, to satisfy a personal grudge, identifies his enemy instead as the owner of the murder weapon. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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EXTRA!!! RANGER TURNS BANDIT...but only until he finds the badlands bandits who murdered his brother! See more »

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14 September 1945 (USA)  »

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Duke Lee: This town ain't big enough to hold the both of us!
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Sunset goes undercover .......
17 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this average B-western, Sunset Carson portrays a Texas Ranger out to avenge his brothers death, by going undercover as an outlaw. The tall, amiable Carson again plays the part with a tough likability that is seen in his other films.

The action and script here are adequate and the film is helped out much by the presence of Monte Hale and Peggy Stewart. Stewart especially shines in this film ...... as she does in most of her outings.

Sunset Carson was a favorite of western fans in the 40's, but his limited range and low movie budgets hampered him. This film was no exception. Not that bad, but not that good .........


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