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The Law Comes to Gunsight (1947)

 -  Western  -  24 May 1947 (USA)
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Mayor Jim Blaine sends for Pecos, a notorious two-gun killer, to run Brad Foster and his henchmen out of Gunsight, after Brad lowers the "cut" he gives the mayor from his gambling place. On... See full summary »

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Raymond Hatton ...
Reno
Reno Browne ...
Judy Hartley (as Reno Blair)
Lanny Rees ...
Bud Hartley
William Ruhl ...
Brad Foster (as William H. Ruhl)
Zon Murray ...
Henchman Drago
Frank LaRue ...
Mayor Jim Blaine
Ernie Adams ...
Bert Simpson
Kermit Maynard ...
Blacksmith Jim
Ted Adams ...
Ben Prescott
Gary Garrett ...
Henchman Blackie
Lee Roberts ...
Gunman Pecos
Willard W. Willingham ...
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Mayor Jim Blaine sends for Pecos, a notorious two-gun killer, to run Brad Foster and his henchmen out of Gunsight, after Brad lowers the "cut" he gives the mayor from his gambling place. On the way to Gunsight, Pecos encounters Johnny Macklin and is accidentally killed in a fight after he tries to steal Johnny's horse, Rebel. On the road Johnny picks up 12-year-old Bud Hartley, brother of rancher Judy Hartley. When Johnny arrives in town, the mayor mistakes him for Pecos and makes him the sheriff after Brad's men unsuccessfully try to kill him and Reno, an old-time prospector and friend of the Hartleys. Judy refuses to speak to Johnny because he is working for the mayor, whom she claims is as crooked as Foster. The latter, Drago and other henchmen attempt to kill Johnny for closing the gambling casino, but their plan backfires and several of them are jailed. Drago is killed by Johnny in a gun fight and Foster is arrested. Johnny also orders the mayor out of town. Foster breaks out of ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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GUARDING the LAW'S Frontier! When Justice Fought For Its Life On The Western Ramparts Of A Bold And Pioneering Nation! See more »

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