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In Old Sacramento (1946)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 31 May 1946 (USA)
Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing ... See full summary »

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Johnny Barrett / Spanish Jack (as William Elliott)
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Belle Malone
Henry H. Daniels Jr. ...
Sam Chase (as Hank Daniels)
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Zebby Booker
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Sheriff Jim Wales
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Laramie (as Jack LaRue)
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Captain Mark Slayter
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Tony Marchetti
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Stagecoach Driver
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Eddie Dodge
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Newsboy (as Bobby Blake)
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Dashing Johnny Barrett has a secret identity: Spanish Jack, the masked bandit. Always one step ahead of the law, Barrett effortlessly balances his double life--robbing by night, romancing by day and always with a smile. But when the woman he loves begins to suspect him and the young man he befriends is arrested for being him, it's time for Johnny to rethink his priorities. Written by Chris Stone <jstone@bellatlantic.net>

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Fabulous love in a flaming era on the California gold coast! See more »

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Romance | Western

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31 May 1946 (USA)  »

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Flame of Sacramento  »

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| (1952 re-release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Strike Up the Band (Here Comes a Sailor)
Music by Chas. B. Ward
Lyrics by Andrew B. Sterling
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Zorro by any other name
11 March 2008 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

In the pre-TV age, this kind of inexpensive quickie is what often passed for a western movie -- unless you were John Ford or Howard Hawks and had a star like John Wayne or Randolph Scott to work with. It's what was known as a programmer or oater. I'm sure kids ate them up. Bill Elliott, who was about as much a cowboy as my Aunt Sadie, plays a masked bandit named Spanish Jack (essentially Zorro) who has decided to mend his ways, but finds he can't. The film rarely ventures from its one or two sets, and everybody spends a lot of time standing around talking, Elliott especially. Eugene Palette (not so coincidentally from THE MARK OF ZORRO) is the town sheriff who grows wise to Elliott. Constance Moore, a skinny little thing with limited acting ability but a big voice, is the love interest who sings a lot. It's all very forgettable. The main set is a main street full of mud and horse manure, and this is used over and over again for comic effect. It stopped being funny after the second time.


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