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Writer:
Ford Beebe (written by)
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Release Date:
21 October 1949 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Outlaw Hunt!... for the most daring bad men of a dangerous era...
Plot:
Deputy Marshall Larry West goes undercover to find out who has been terrorizing the territory, Navajos or the Dalton Gang. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Don 'Red' Barry ... Marshal Larry West posing as Rusty Stevens (as Don Barry)
Robert Lowery ... Blackie Dalton aka Blackie Mullet
James Millican ... Sheriff Jeb
Greg McClure ... Emmett Dalton aka Missouri Ganz

Julie Adams ... Polly Medford (as Betty Adams)
Byron Foulger ... Amos Boling
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Judge Price
George J. Lewis ... Chief Irahu (as George Lewis)
Ray Bennett ... J. J. Gorman
Marshall Reed ... Joe - Wounded Man
Cliff Taylor ... Doctor
Cactus Mack ... Stage Driver Ed
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Adamson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chuck Baldra ... Townsman (uncredited)
Al Haskell ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Hendricks ... Gang Member with Note (uncredited)
Ray Jones ... Henchman (uncredited)
Bob McElroy ... Gang Member (uncredited)
Jack Montgomery ... Gang Member (uncredited)
Lew Morphy ... Buck Rawlins (uncredited)
George Morrell ... Old Timer Townsman (uncredited)
Bill Nestell ... Townsman (uncredited)
Stanley Price ... Henchman (uncredited)
Lee Roberts ... Guthery Dalton aka Mac (uncredited)
Matty Roubert ... Gang Member (uncredited)
Wally West ... Gang Member (uncredited)

Directed by
Ford Beebe 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ford Beebe  written by

Produced by
June Carr .... associate producer
Ron Ormond .... producer
Ira Webb .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Miller (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Hugh Winn 
 
Art Direction by
Fred Preble 
 
Set Decoration by
Ted Offenbecker  (as Theodore Offenbecker)
 
Makeup Department
Paul Stanhope .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Austen Jewell .... assistant director (as Austin Jewell)
 
Sound Department
Glen Glenn .... sound
Earl Snyder .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Ray Mercer .... special effects
 
Stunts
Jack Hendricks .... stunts (uncredited)
Carol Henry .... stunt double (uncredited)
Matty Roubert .... stunt double (uncredited)
Wally West .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Archie R. Dalzell .... camera operator (as Archie Dalzell)
Noble Craig .... grip (uncredited)
James Doolittle .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alfred Berke .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Walter Greene .... musical director
 
Other crew
Moree Herring .... script supervisor
Robert L. Lippert .... presenter
Gloria Welsch .... dialogue director
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Outlaw Gang" - USA (TV title)
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Runtime:
58 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #14016)

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Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: The newspaper office has swinging front doors. Obviously the office set was redressed from a saloon set, but nobody bothered to change the doors.See more »
Quotes:
Sheriff Jeb:[Chuckling] Well, Judge, you heard that old saying, "Lucky at cards, unlucky in everything else.
Judge Price:Yeah, at my age a man's just lucky to be alive!
[They both laugh]
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Where's Bob Dalton?, 10 March 2007
Author: (bsmith5552@rogers.com) from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

"The Dalton Gang" was another Lippert Production trading on the names of legendary western outlaws. It starts with a lengthy prologue (courtesy of stock footage and screaming headlines) of the Dalton Gang wreaking havoc in the old west. Fine, but then after a promising start, the movie degenerates into a formula "B" western with minimal focus on the Dalton Gang of the title.

In the town of Rincon three of the Daltons Blackie (Robert Lowery), Guthrey (Greg McLure) and Emmett (Lee Roberts) (what happened to Bob?)are working undercover using assumed names for a water company (of all things) headed by J.J. Gorman (Ray Bennett). Deputy Marshall Larry West (Don Barry) is riding to Rincon when he comes upon a rider (Marshall Reed) being chased by "Indians". He rescues the man and in an odd move convinces the poor sap to assume the identity of the Marshall so that West can work under cover.

West takes on the identity of Rusty (not "Red") Stevens) and takes the local newspaper editor Amos Boling (Byron Foulger) and his charming assistant (Betty Adams) into his confidence. Sheriff Jeb Martin (James Millican) knuckles under to Gorman and his gang. West goes to Chief Irahu (George J. Lewis) and gains his confidence and help in destroying the gang.

The phony Indian attacks have been staged by the Dalton gang however, the link between them and the "Gorman Gang" is hardly explored. Anyway, following the murder of Judge Price J. Farrell MacDonald, West mobilizes Chief Irahu's tribe, the sheriff finds some courage and the final showdown takes place where..................

As in most of the Lippert productions, the cast is made up of many recognizable faces. Barry, Lowery and Millican had appeared in other Lippert Productions. Betty Adams was soon to sign with Universal and change her name first to Julia and later Julie Adams and enjoy a fruitful career during the 1950s. J. Farrell MacDonald had been around westerns since the early silents and George J. Lewis was a familiar face in many "B" westerns for both Republic and Columbia.

Formula "B" western that should have been better.

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