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Code of the West (1947)

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Knowing the railroad is coming, Carter is after the rancher's land. Bob and Chito return just in time to save Banker Stockton and his money from Carter's men. When Stockton then lends the ... See full summary »

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Rita Lynn ...
Pepita
Robert Clarke ...
Harry Stockton
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Harry Harvey ...
Henry Stockton
Phil Warren ...
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Doc Quinn
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Knowing the railroad is coming, Carter is after the rancher's land. Bob and Chito return just in time to save Banker Stockton and his money from Carter's men. When Stockton then lends the ranchers money, Carter has them burned out. Bob knows Carter is responsible and when Carter's henchman Saunders is recognized, Bob goes into action. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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20 February 1947 (USA)  »

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I predoni della montagna  »

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This is the only RKO film where Richard Martin did not play Chito Jose Gonzales Bustamante Rafferty. Martin played the character more than 30 times in RKO westerns and in one WW 2 film. See more »

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19 July 2002 | by (God Bless America!) – See all my reviews

If you've only seen the 1925 version of this movie, you ain't seen nothin' yet. This new version packs in more thrills, more action, and more heartwarming Old West excitement than the original. I mean, let's face it, William K. Howard (I) just didn't cut the mustard as director back in the day; William A. Berke clearly blows him completely out of the water. And James Warren (I) clearly steals the show with his thrilling and deeply moving portrayal of Bob Wade, vengeful cowboy champion.

So, if you want to see an adaptation of Zane Grey's classic story of western justice, don't go see that sorry excuse for a film they made back in 1925. The 1947 version kicks its sorry butt all over town.


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