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Streets of Laredo (1949)

Approved  |   |  Western  |  27 May 1949 (USA)
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An outlaw separates from his two partners in crime when they join the Texas Rangers, and he continues to commit daring robberies.

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Complete credited cast:
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Macdonald Carey ...
Lorn Reming
Mona Freeman ...
Rannie Carter
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Stanley Ridges ...
Alfonso Bedoya ...
Charley Calico
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Henchman Cantrel
Clem Bevans ...
Pop Lint
James Bell ...
Ike
Dick Foote ...
Texas Ranger Pipes
Joe Dominguez ...
Texas Ranger Francisco
Grandon Rhodes ...
Phil Jessup
Perry Ivins ...
Mayor Towson
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Storyline

Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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HERE'S THE BIG THRILL-STORY OF THE FIRST TEXAS RANGERS! See more »

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Western

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27 May 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Todesreiter von Laredo  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

Filmed in 1948, but not released until 1949. See more »

Goofs

The montage of newspapers and Wanted posters portraying Lorn Reming's solo outlaw career includes a newspaper headline with the word "Dicipline". See more »

Quotes

Rannie Carter: He wasn't much of a hand at nothing but a jug. But he was decent enough to me. I sure hope there's plenty of filled-up jugs wherever he's gone.
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Referenced in Married Life (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

STREETS OF LAREDO
(uncredited)
Traditional
New Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Dick Foote with chorus
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Macdonald Carey is a dashing villain
29 October 2005 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Holden, Carey and Bendix are three bandits holding up stagecoaches until a chase separates one from the other two. Those two eventually join up with the Texas Rangers and reform, while the one keeps to his old outlaw ways. Thus, the stage is set for the final showdown. Mona Freeman is the love interest who falls for one of the bandits but eventually catches on that the man of her dreams is really someone else. I saw this one when I was a kid and the scene of one of the characters being gunned down in cold blood from beneath the table blew me away. That still packs a wallop, but after having watched "Streets of Loredo" again, I realize it is all pretty routine as Westerns go. Even so, it's full of the clichés and values that made me love them when I was growing up. A young Macdonald Carey stands out as the dashing villain dressed, of course, in black.


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