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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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Certificate: Passed Action | Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When he runs for sheriff, Hoppy is beaten by Jerry Doyle, the gutless wonder voted for by every crook in town. When Hoppy moves to have the new sheriff impeached, outlaw leader Tad Hammond ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers
Certificate: Passed Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

On a cattle drive Hoppy, camp cook Windy, companion Lucky, and young Artie Peters encounter an eccentric professor. The professor professes to be searching for the evolutionary missing link... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Hoppy, California and Lucky are on vacation, but not for long. They come across bank robbers (who drive automobiles, something new). Nevertheless, the Bar 20 guys bring the bad guys to justice.

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Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Lee Garvin has eloped with the daughter of a railroad man who didn't approve of the marriage. Hoppy steps in when the young man is framed for murder.

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Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

At the reading of his late cousin's will, California learns the estate will be divied among whoever remains of the seven relatives. With one already dead, another immediately murdered, and ... See full summary »

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Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

One of Hoppy's Bar 20 ranch hands is tricked into participating in nefarious activities after being subjected to hypnosis.

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Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A banker is trying to cheat people out of their silver-rich land. Hoppy learns that the banker is in league with an outlaw gang.

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Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three bodies turn up in a frontier hotel. Hoppy solves the murders and chases the killers through unusually misty and dark locations.

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Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
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Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A bad guy has used several murders to drive all the inhabitants out of town in order to give his gang access to the oil which lies under the land.

Director: George Archainbaud
Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Rand Brooks
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Betty Alexander ...
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Neyle Morrow ...
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Sue Morgan gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian treasures instead and sell them. Hoppy is on to their plan and pretending to leave follows them. Not only is he outnumbered by Morgan's men, but California has himself about to be sacrificed in an Indian ritual. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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HOPPY SEES RED! There's red-blooded action when Hoppy tangles with renegade redskins! See more »


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23 May 1947 (USA)  »

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The fifty-eighth of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

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Lots of Outdoor Action
6 November 2010 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Really good Hoppy for those who like lots of outdoor action. The cast gets to ride around the big-rock Alabama Hills for the whole hour, with all those scenic vistas of the southern Sierras in the background. The plot is more complex than usual. Hoppy's got to keep the Indians peaceful, beat the rustlers, help the archaeologists, and figure out who the bad guys are (there's more than one moustache).

There's more ducking around the big rocks than hard-riding or fast-shooting. But I really like the imaginative touches of an Indian altar and "ghost riders". Plus there're two pretty girls to look at, causing me to wonder how I can join the Indian princess's (Pat Tate) tribe. Anyhow, it's still a lot of fun for us old cowboy wannabe's.

(In passing—Hoppy was a fixture for years at LA's annual Rose Parade. He always made a point of riding over to the kids and smilingly doffing his hat. What a thrill for this former Front Row kid. Thanks, Hoppy.)


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