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Jack Lewis (original screenplay) and
Ira Webb (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
20 December 1950 (USA) See more »
Marshals Lash and Fuzzy have been sent to bring in the masked whip wielding El Azote. When Lash displays his ability with his whip, he is hired to impersonate El Azote. This eventually brings the two together for the climatic whip fight. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Lash La Rue ... Marshal Lash LaRue

Al St. John ... Deputy Fuzzy Q. Jones (as Fuzzy St. John)

Jack Holt ... Banker James Kerrigan

Tom Neal ... Benson

Anne Gwynne ... Jane Kerrigan

George J. Lewis ... Henchman Rio (as George Lewis)

Michael Whalen ... Henchman Thurman

Dennis Moore ... Joe Chester
Mary Lou Webb ... Mary Lou, Saloon Girl
Willis Houck ... Henchman Willis
Cliff Taylor ... Mr. Palmer

Frank Jaquet ... Joe, the bartender

Tex Cooper ... Buffalo Bill
Hugh Hooker ... Stage Driver

Jimmy Martin ... Pizor (as Jimmie Martin)
Roy Butler ... Tom Powers
Ray Hughes ... Stagecoach Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Frank Ellis ... Ambusher (archive footage) (uncredited)
Augie Gomez ... Barfly (uncredited)

George Huggins ... Prospector (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Ambusher (archive footage) (uncredited)
Stephen Keyes ... Ambusher (archive footage) (uncredited)

Bud Osborne ... Henchman (archive footage) (uncredited)

Stanley Price ... Sheriff (archive footage) (uncredited)

Lem Sowards ... Prospector (uncredited)

Tom Tyler ... Townsman (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Ron Ormond 
Writing credits
Jack Lewis (original screenplay) and
Ira Webb (original screenplay)

Produced by
Joy N. Houck .... executive producer (as Joy Houck)
Ron Ormond .... producer
Ira Webb .... associate producer
J. Francis White .... executive producer (as J. Francis White Jr.)
Original Music by
Walter Greene 
Cinematography by
Ernest Miller 
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
Special Effects by
Ray Mercer .... special effects
Dee Cooper .... stunts (uncredited)
Hugh Hooker .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Archie R. Dalzell .... camera operator (as Archie Dalzell)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alfred Berke .... wardrobe supervisor
Music Department
Walter Greene .... musical director
Other crew
Mary Chaffee .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

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58 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #14708)

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Shot in five days.See more »
Continuity: When the outlaws are chasing Lash and Fuzzy one horse loses a shoe.See more »
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