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West of the Pecos (1945)

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
Russell Hopton ...
Jeff Slinger
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Tex Evans
Bruce Edwards ...
Clyde Corbin
Harry Woods ...
Brad Sawtelle
Perc Launders ...
Sam Sawtelle
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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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DESERT VENGEANCE IN THE LAWLESS WEST! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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10 August 1945 (USA)  »

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La gran aventura  »

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Goofs

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 »

Connections

Spoofed in West of the Pesos (1960) 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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marvellous film, enjoyed every minute of it.
2 January 2002 | by (england) – See all my reviews

I saw this film many years go at the local picture house in Birmingham. Can't wait until it comes back on television.

I think Barbara Hale played her part very well. Also, her maid was also a good addition to the plot. I also think Pecos's side-kick gave a good backing.

Hope they put it back on bbc soon.


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