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Desperadoes of the West (1950)

 -  Western  -  2 August 1950 (USA)
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A group of ranchers, led by Colonel Arnold and Ward Gordon, are drilling an oil well but getting fierce opposition from an unknown gang of outlaws. Eastern promoter J.B."Dude" Dawson, is ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Keene ...
Ward Gordon (as Richard Powers)
Judy Clark ...
Sally Arnold
Roy Barcroft ...
Henchman Hacker
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J.B. 'Dude' Dawson
Lee Phelps ...
Rusty Steele
Lee Roberts ...
Henchman Larson
Cliff Clark ...
Colonel Arnold
Edmund Cobb ...
Bowers [Ch. 1, 10]
Hank Patterson ...
Hardrock Haggerty [Ch. 4, 5]
Dale Van Sickel ...
Reed, Henchman [Chs. 1-3, 5, 7]
Tom Steele ...
Henchman [Chs. 5, 9]
Sandy Sanders ...
Kern [Ch. 3]
John L. Cason ...
Casey Cason [Chs. 1, 8, 11, 12] (as John Cason)
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Rider Worried About Sally [Ch. 6]
Bud Osborne ...
Joe [Chs. 1, 12]
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A group of ranchers, led by Colonel Arnold and Ward Gordon, are drilling an oil well but getting fierce opposition from an unknown gang of outlaws. Eastern promoter J.B."Dude" Dawson, is behind the gang as he is out to prevent the co-op members from striking oil before their lease expires, so he can secure the property for his company. When Ward, with the help of Arnold and his daughter Sally, arranges for a new driller to be brought in, the replacement man is killed and one of Dawson's men takes his place. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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gang | rancher | promoter | outlaw | oil well | See more »

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Six-Guns Roar...and the west blazes with action as fearless ranchers hurl a challenge that rocks the frontier! (original poster) See more »

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Western

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2 August 1950 (USA)  »

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Bandit King of Oklahoma  »

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$150,246 (estimated)
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(12 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Chapter Titles: 1. Tower of Jeopardy 2. Perilous Barrier 3. Flaming Cargo 4. Trail of Terror 5. Plunder Cave 6. Six-Gun Hijacker 7. The Powder Keg 8. Desperate Venture 9. Stagecoach to Eternity 10.Hidden Desperado 11.Open Warfare 12.Desperate Gamble See more »

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Okay time killer.
22 November 1999 | by (Blacksburg, VA) – See all my reviews

Republic's serial division was running out of steam about the time they made this one. Of interest, as always, is Roy Barcroft as the action heavy...another good, solid performance. Stan Jolley is a suitably oily villain, and heroine Judy Clark actually gets to fire a gun at a critical moment. The poor saloon gets wrecked every other chapter, and the hero is as memorable as last year's breakfast, but there actually is a plot, and most of the cliffhanger endings are good, if reused from other serials. Good deal if at a good sale price...


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