U.S. marshal sets out to end an insurance scam: salesmen provide cow town folk with insurance against outlaw activity, outlaws who work for the insurance salesmen.



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Complete credited cast:
Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
Black Jack ...
Jean Martin
Stephen Chase ...
Jim Crail
Ross Ford ...
Paul Weston
Mauritz Hugo ...
Henchman Brod
Henchman Mike Bristol
Hal Price ...
Rex Lease ...
George Chesebro ...
Stage Guard
1st Stage Driver


Outlaws have been capturing Nugget's stagecoaches and killing the driver and guard. He has sent for Marshal Rocky Lane who survives an ambush arriving but loses his identification papers. Nugget suspects Jim Crail is behind all of his troubles and he is right. His men having failed to get Rocky earlier, Crail now uses the man Rocky killed and Rocky's identification papers to claim he is the outlaw they are after. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Release Date:

6 September 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Protetor da Diligência  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

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Rocky Lane busts up a protection racket .....
22 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 1950 B-western action film features the great Rocky Lane as a Marshal out to bust up an insurance protection racket. The outlaws & insurance men find that Rocky Lane is not a man to be trifled with ! As Lane cleans up the extortion plot, several surprises await the viewer!

Lane's performance here is action-filled and intense. While the story-line was a familiar one, it was pretty well presented. Several western vets appear here, including the wonderful George Chesboro. The plot seemed well-paced and action was plentiful.

Fans of the western programmers of Rocky Lane will enjoy this one -- others may find the film a bit dated by today's standards.

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