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Cowboy Cavalier (1948)

Approved | | Music, Western | 11 July 1948 (USA)
Pat Croft is welcomed back home by her mother, Mary, owner of a stage and freight line, and by foreman Jimmy Wakely and Cannonball. A man, Lance Regan, that Pat met on the stage is hired by... See full summary »

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(as Derwin M. Abrahams)

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(original screenplay), (original screenplay)
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Cannonball (as 'Cannonball' Taylor)
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Douglas Evans ...
Lance Regan
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William Ruhl ...
Mason (as Wm. H. Ruhl)
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Patrick Collins
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Pete Morris
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Prison Guard Joe
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Pat Croft is welcomed back home by her mother, Mary, owner of a stage and freight line, and by foreman Jimmy Wakely and Cannonball. A man, Lance Regan, that Pat met on the stage is hired by Mary when he tells her he knew a man in prison named Patrick Collins. Mason and his henchmen make an attack on an ore shipment, but are driven off by Jimmy, but Lance allows Mason to make a getaway. Later, Lance plots with Mason and his men to hold up another ore shipment after he abandons the stage to Cannonball, but Jimmy arrives in time to save the money chest. He fires Lance for leaving his post, but Mary, after being threatened with blackmail, hires him back. Suspicious of Lance, Jimmy has Cannonball trick him into posing for a picture in order to check up on him. Lanes kills prospector Pete on his way to record a rich mine strike. Jimmy visits convict Collins in prison, who reveals that Mary and Pat are his wife and daughter, and that Lance was his cell mate. Collins escapes from jail to ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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He packs a SOCK in each SONG...and FURY in each FIST!

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Music | Western

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A bad, bad man.....
27 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Lance Regan (Douglas Evans) is a bad, bad man.

This is obvious from the outset: not only does he sport a thin moustache - a B western giveaway if ever there was one - but he refuses to be photographed by comic sidekick Cannonball Taylor and, horror of horrors, actually sneers a little as Jimmy Wakely sings his first number.

No surprise then that, later in the movie, he ill-treats a horse and gets a whopping from Jimmy for his trouble.

There are chases, fist fights and shoot-outs: Jimmy sings three songs and Cannonball falls into the horse trough.

As a bonus there's a good performance from Claire Whitney as wicked Regan's blackmail victim: she really acts! I liked it very much.


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