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Jesse James returns to Missouri, and he and brother Frank come to the aid of a young woman who owns a gold mine. Her father was murdered and she took over the mine, and now the villains who... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Darrell ...
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Judy Powell
George J. Lewis ...
Gang leader Rafe
Stanley Andrews ...
Jim Powell [Ch.1]
John Crawford ...
Amos Ramsey
Sam Flint ...
Banker Paul Thatcher
House Peters Jr. ...
Sheriff [Chs. 1-2, 5-6, 11]
Dale Van Sickel ...
Bank Robber [Ch. 1] / Henchman [Chs. 4-5] / Thomas Dale [Chs. 9-10]
Tom Steele ...
Mike Steele [Chs. 1-2, 11] / Water Tower Henchman [Ch. 12] / Henchman Gus
James Dale ...
J.B. Nichols [Ch. 9]
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Attorney [Chs. 9-10]
Gene Roth ...
The Marshal [Chs. 9-10] (as Gene Stutenroth)
Lane Bradford ...
Henchman Bill [Chs. 4-5, 11-12]
George Chesebro ...
Jim, Station Agent [Chs. 1, 3, 6]
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Jesse James returns to Missouri, and he and brother Frank come to the aid of a young woman who owns a gold mine. Her father was murdered and she took over the mine, and now the villains who killed her father are trying to drive her out of the mine so they can take it over. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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THE FABULOUS JAMES BOYS...Wanted By The Law...Hunted By Outlaws! (original poster)


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Release Date:

30 October 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jesse James, o ekdikitis  »

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$149,985 (estimated)
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(13 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles: 1. Agent of Treachery; 2. The Hidden Witness; 3. The Lost Tunnel; 4. Blades of Death; 5. Roaring Wheels; 6. Passage to Danger; 7. The Secret Code; 8. Doomed Cargo; 9. The Eyes of the Law; 10. The Stolen Body; 11. The Death Trap; 12. Talk or Die!; 13. Unmasked. See more »

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Dave Sharpe is clearly doubling Steve Darrell during the fight in the cave in Chapter 3 but isn't credited. See more »

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"adventures" sequel to Jesse James Rides Again
19 September 2007 | by (Hamilton OHIO) – See all my reviews

Adventures of Frank and Jesse James was released in 1948, the same year as the celebrated hoax of Jesse returning from the dead. Seems some old codger out in Missouri, obviously a JJ fan, turned up saying that he was the real Jesse James and another man was buried in his place. Clayton Moore wears the same outfit as he did in the 1947 JJ Rides Again, a black frock coat and a flat brim hat. In the 1948 serial, he wears a floppy brim Stetson and bat wing chaps to match the footage of Don "Red" Barry in the Red Ryder serial. Steve Darrell (Frank James) wore the buckskin outfit of Hal Taliferro, Barry's sidekick in the serial. While Moore may have extricated himself from on screen perils by rolling aside, his athletic ability in JJ Rides Again saved his life when a burning wagon tipped over too close for comfort. The JJ serials were not meant to be taken for historical accuracy, just a way to take a familiar Western historical character and change him for Hollywood. Just like the Buster Crabbe Billy the Kid features.


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