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Crashing Thru (1949)

Approved  |   |  Action, Drama, Music  |  9 January 1949 (USA)
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When Ranger Raymond is killed during a stage holdup, Wells Fargo Agent Whip Wilson assumes his identity. This gets him the job of town Marshal and he goes after gang leader Jarvis and his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Whip Wilson ...
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Christine Larsen ...
Stella Drew (as Christine Larson)
Tristram Coffin ...
Cliff Devin
Steve Darrell ...
John Mason
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Henchman Jarvis (as George Lewis)
Jan Bryant ...
Janet Reymond
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Ranger Tim Reymond
Virginia Carroll ...
Mrs. Gray
Tom Quinn ...
Bartender Gus
Dee Cooper ...
Henchman Bill
Jack Richardson ...
Baker
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When Ranger Raymond is killed during a stage holdup, Wells Fargo Agent Whip Wilson assumes his identity. This gets him the job of town Marshal and he goes after gang leader Jarvis and his boss Devin. But unknown to Whip, Mason is the big boss and when Raymond's sister arrives and Whip's true identity becomes known, Mason plans to have Whip arrested for Raymond's murder. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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ELECTRIFYING NEW WESTERN STAR! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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Action | Drama | Music | Western

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9 January 1949 (USA)  »

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Whip Wilson schlägt zu  »

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Connections

Remake of Riders from Nowhere (1940) See more »

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Yippi-I-O-I-Ay
Written by Edward J. Kay and Eddie Cherkose
Sung by Whip Wilson
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Sat the saddle well
9 July 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

My first acquaintance with Whip Wilson and his westerns begins with this one Crashing Thru. Wilson was Monogram's answer to Lash LaRue and Andy Clyde who had just finished almost a decade as one of Hopalong Cassidy's sidekicks plays the sidekick part here. No accident that Clyde is remembered for his Hoppy westerns.

Wilson sat the saddle well, looked good but had zero personality. No wonder his westerns have not stood the test of time. In this one he plays a Wells Fargo agent taking over where a partner who was killed in a stagecoach holdup. Wilson pretends to be a masked rider who is functioning as an old west Robin Hood to get the goods on the villains who are typical western villains who do everything from forgery, to rustling, to murder.

Nothing memorable here.


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