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Ron Ormond (screenplay)
Maurice Tombragel (screenplay)
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Release Date:
12 May 1950 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
James Ellison ... Shamrock Kid (as Jimmie 'Shamrock' Ellison)

Russell Hayden ... Lucky (as Russ 'Lucky' Hayden)
Raymond Hatton ... The Colonel
Fuzzy Knight ... Deacon

Julie Adams ... Ann (as Betty Adams)

Tom Tyler ... Henchman Pete

George J. Lewis ... Henchman Tony (as George Lewis)
John L. Cason ... Loco Joe (as John Cason)
Stanley Price ... Sheriff
Stephen Carr ... Jim Morgan

Dennis Moore ... Henchman Juan
George Chesebro ... Jenkins
Bud Osborne ... Henchman Regan
Jimmy Martin ... Sandy (as Jimmie Martin)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Victor Adamson ... Homesteader (uncredited)

I. Stanford Jolley ... Bartender Charlie (uncredited)
Ray Jones ... Barfly (uncredited)
Carl Mathews ... Barfly (uncredited)
Joseph Richards ... Baby (uncredited)
Gene Roth ... Barber (uncredited)
George Sowards ... Barfly (uncredited)
Wally West ... Barfly (uncredited)

Directed by
Thomas Carr 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
E.B. Mann  original story (uncredited)
Ron Ormond  screenplay
Maurice Tombragel  screenplay

Produced by
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)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
F.O. Collings .... assistant director
Sound Department
Harry Eckles .... sound engineer
Glen Glenn .... sound engineer
Special Effects by
Ray Mercer .... special effects
Carl Mathews .... stunt double (uncredited)
Wally West .... stunt double (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Archie R. Dalzell .... camera operator (as Archie Dalzell)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bert Henrikson .... wardrobe
Music Department
Walter Greene .... musical director
Other crew
Moree Herring .... script supervisor
Murray Lerner .... associate executive
Gloria Welsch .... dialogue
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
59 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Remake of Guns in the Dark (1937)See more »


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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Rangers to the Rescue !, 25 August 2006
Author: revdrcac from United States

This 1950 western film features former Hopalong Cassidy sidekicks Jimmy Ellison & Russ Hayden as lawmen hired to nail a couple of crooked galloots terrorizing a community. With the help of Raymond Hatton, they face violent retaliation with fierce determination. Hatton's role as the Colonel was a highlight of the film.

The three leads work well together and the film is fairly interesting with a decent supporting cast (including the prolific George Chesboro). Despite the low budget and familiar plot, i enjoyed seeing these familiar faces in a film together.

While not a classic, B-western fans will find this one worth a look.

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