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Law of the Badlands (1945)

Approved  |   |  Short, Romance, Western  |  14 April 1945 (USA)
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A cavalry officer is framed for the murder of a fellow officer and cashiered out of the army. After he gets out of prison he vows to find the renegade who framed him and bring him to justice.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Shayne ...
Lieutenant Robert Fleming aka Bob Tate
Warren Douglas ...
Lieutenant Ted Wayne
Angela Greene ...
Karen Tate
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Jim Turk - Cavalry Scout
Norman Willis ...
Clyde Whipple
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Eight years before Custer's stand at Little Big Horn, an officer of the Seventh Cavalry was found guilty of murder, stripped of his commission, and remanded to the civil authorities. Jump ahead to the mid-1870s: a gang is robbing stages, murdering all on board, and letting Indians take the blame. Two people escape an attack, gambler Bob Tate and Karen, a teen. Tate protects Karen, leading them to safety. Not long after, the Sioux and Cheyenne prepare to attack Custer, and someone must get word to him. How does this connect to the old murder charge? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A smashing two-reel western! See more »

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Short | Romance | Western

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14 April 1945 (USA)  »

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Classics of the Screen (1950-1951 season) #6: Law of the Badlands  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Vitaphone production reel #1327A. See more »

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Narrator: And to a holocaust of hate.
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Garryowen
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Traditional
Played at the beginning of the opening scene and at the end
Played often during the chase and battle scenes
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It's the 7th Cavalry and Errol Flynn to the rescue...
21 March 2009 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Making extensive use of stock footage for all the battle scenes (from THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON), this Warner short tells a half-baked story about an man wrongly accused of a crime who gets a chance to prove that he's really innocent of all charges.

It starts out at Ft. Lincoln and immediately goes into the Custer story for background information. Scenes of Indians around a campfire are lifted from BOOTS and then frequently reappear throughout, especially toward the end when the story reaches the Custer "Little Big Horn" sequence, inserting shots of the hero alongside those of Errol Flynn as Custer.

It's strictly a routine "shoot 'em up western" with a stagecoach robbery for starters, lacking any sort of inspired touch as regards acting and direction.


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