Jim Brandon returns from prison having been framed for robbery. At the time of the robbery his partner supposedly committed suicide. Jim's first break in proving his innocence comes when he... See full summary »
Kirby sends his henchmen to break killer Matt Brawley out of jail. But Brawley has already broken out and they return with Fuzzy instead. Realizing they think he's Brawley, Fuzzy plays the ... See full summary »
Al St. John,
Fuzzy opens a store only to find that everyone buys on credit. The absence of cash is due to the range war between the cattlemen and the farmers started by Kinney. The Sheriff being worthless, Billy is quickly drawn into the conflict.
When Eddie and his pals deliver cattle to the Lawrence ranch, they run into trouble with Ringo Evans and his gang. Ringo's men are rustling cattle and attempting to kill the foreman. Seeing... See full summary »
Gold has been found and Sharp is out to get the land. He has the land owners killed and then has Watson forge new deeds. Cheyenne and Fuzzy arrive in time to save Trent. Then they go after the gang and its leader.
Gene is out to help a crippled jockey when a wild stallion runs away with the speedy mare he plans for the jockey to ride, so Gene takes off in an airplane to bring them back. Written by
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[although Gene has just the returned to ranch after serving in the Army Air Corps, he is surprised to see a single-engine plane flying over the stable]
First time I've seen one of those things in a long time.
What have you been flying? Kites?
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Though heavy on plot, this is a solid Autry Western. Gene's trying to help injured jockey (Johnny Duncan) regain his confidence and neighbor (Peggy Stewart) recover her sweepstakes horse. Action takes place in and around Lone Pine, CA, with scenic Mt. Whitney as a backdrop. Photography is especially good with several striking background scenes and few phony process shots or cheaper LA locations. No gun-play or even much hard-riding, but enough action to keep fans happy. Acting is better than average, especially Duncan who makes a convincing discouraged jockey, and Stewart who looks like she was born to be a horse rider. Hollway's comic-relief is a matter of taste and should have been swapped here for the Commdore's (Dorothy Vaughan's) more prickly, less cartoonish, style. Nonetheless, the musical numbers are well staged, especially the closing title song, along with a neat little twist ending. All in all, a rather easy-going entry with a villain (Tris Coffin) who is more ornery than evil.
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