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Marked for Murder (1945)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Western | 8 February 1945 (USA)
Rangers Dave and Panhandle arrive and are joined by Lawyer Tex to try and stop the range war between the ranchers and the sheep men. After they jail the ranchers for attacking the sheep men... See full summary »

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Tex Haines
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Texas Ranger Dave Wyatt
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Texas Ranger Panhandle Perkins
Marilyn McConnell ...
Ruth Lane
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Dick Vernon (as Edward Cassidy)
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Sheriff Jim Whitlock
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Pete Magoo - Magoo
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Sam Taylor (as Jack Ingraham)
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Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
The Milo Twins ...
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Rangers Dave and Panhandle arrive and are joined by Lawyer Tex to try and stop the range war between the ranchers and the sheep men. After they jail the ranchers for attacking the sheep men, they are lead away from town by a decoy as the real culprits head for town to kill the ranchers and blame the sheep men. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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SINGING, RIDING, FIGHTING - The Rangers Ride Again! (original poster)

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Comedy | Music | Western

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1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Outlaw Roundup (1944) See more »

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Long Time Gone
Written by Tex Ritter and Frank Harford
Sung by Tex Ritter
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Butchered by television needs
6 April 2012 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

For the most part it was these B films from minor poverty row studios that made it to television first. And when they did they were usually butchered in the cutting room to make it fit the program length for television. But Marked For Murder seems to have really not survived the surgery well.

The version I saw is only 47 minutes and it begins clearly in the middle of the film. Tex Ritter is a former gunfighter now turned attorney and some would argue the gunfighter is higher on the social scale. But he's pals with Texas Rangers Dave O'Brien and Guy Wilkerson. All three are involved in preventing a range war between the cattlemen and the sheepmen.

It's the same plot used in a gazillion westerns, but in this case the editing makes the film almost indecipherable. You really have to fill in the blanks in your head with this one.


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