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West of the Pecos (1945)

 -  Western  -  10 August 1945 (USA)
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Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find ... See full summary »

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Rill Lambeth
Richard Martin ...
Thurston Hall ...
Colonel Lambeth
Rita Corday ...
Suzanne, Rill's French Maid
Russell Hopton ...
Henchman Jeff Slinger
Bill Williams ...
Tex Evans
Bruce Edwards ...
Clyde Corbin
Harry Woods ...
Brad Sawtelle
Perc Launders ...
Sam Sawtelle
Bryant Washburn ...
Doc Howard
Philip Morris ...
U.S. Marshal
Martin Garralaga ...
Don Manuel
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Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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remake | based on novel

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Flaming Texas in the fighting 80's...by that master of thrill-and-action...Zane Grey's WEST OF THE PECOS See more »

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10 August 1945 (USA)  »

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A Oeste de Pecos  »

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When Rill gets up from under the wagon after the gun battle, she uses the gun to assist her, pushing its barrel into the mud. Pecos puts the gun back into its holster without cleaning it when it is returned to him. See more »

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Referenced in Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star (1991) See more »

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Cielito Lindo (Aye, Yi, Yi, Yi)
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Written by Quirino Mendoza
Sung by Chito at the camp before getting to the ranch
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I enjoy this western every time I see it.
27 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie follows basically the same theme as "Stagecoach Kid". where a lady dresses as a boy and tries to pass as a boy briefly. Also, this movie has Richard Martin playing the character of Chito Rafferty. Unlike "Stagecoach Kid",Pecos doesn't realize that the "boy" is really a lady for a while, whereas the character played by Tim Holt in "Stagecoach Kid" plays along with the act. This movie has no surprises, the good guys win and the hero gets the girl at the end,but the characters are likeable,the story flows well.


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