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Valley of Fire (1951)

Passed  -  Action | Music | Western  -  20 November 1951 (USA)
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Mayor Autry sends for a wagon train of women to settle in his town, but baddies Guilford and Rawlings plot to hijack the train and sell the ladies to love-hungry miners instead.



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Complete credited cast:
Champion ...
Champ (as Champion World's Wonder Horse)
Gail Davis ...
Russell Hayden ...
Steve Guilford
Christine Larsen ...
Bee Laverne (as Christine Larson)
Harry Lauter ...
Tod Rawlings
Terry Frost ...
Grady McKean
Barbara Stanley ...
Gail, Laurie's friend
Teddy Infuhr ...
Margie Liszt ...
Widow Blanche, Virgil's Mother (as Marjorie Liszt)


Cattleman Gene Autry (Gene Autry) is elected mayor of Quartz City, a roaring California gold camp in 1859, and he and his pal, Marshal Breezie Larrabee (Pat Buttram), set out to tame and clean up the town. They start by ousting crooked Tod Rawlings (Harry Lauter) and his gambling hall hostess Bee Laverne (Christine Larsen). Gene beats back an attempt by Rawlings to kidnap an incoming caravan of women whose presence in the town will hasten the progress of law and order. One of the arrives, Laurie (Gail Davis), is attracted to Steve Kincaid (Russell Hayden), a con-man working for Rawlings, but she turns against him when she learns of the association. The Rawlings gang makes a last-ditch effort to take over the town. Written by Les Adams <>

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GENE GOES AFTER THE BAD MEN - the ladies go after the rest! (original print ad) See more »


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20 November 1951 (USA)  »

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1.37 : 1
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When the outlaws from Indian Gulch invade Crystal Creek to steal the women (again), one of the rounded-up outlaws is still carrying his rifle, with hands upraised, as they're walked to the jail. See more »


[A well-dressed stranger claims to have found a gold mine]
Breezie Larrabee: If that manicured dude ever turned a spade, it was on the bottom of a deck of cards.
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Here's To The Ladies
Sung by Gene Autry
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Where have all the women gone ..........
22 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This 1951 sepia-tone feature by Gene and company is fast-paced, entertaining and superior to most similar period films. Gene Autry aids lawman Pat Butram in helping tame the male-populated metropolis. Former Hopalong Cassidy co-star Russ Hayden plays a bad guy who woos the lovely Gail Davis.

I enjoyed this one, with its novel plot and good acting. Gene's voice is in fine form here and his chemistry with Davis was notable. Sepia-tone was pretty much a gimmick, to cover the fact that these films were not in color, as many of Roy Rogers films were around that time (TruColor).

Don't be put off by the singin' cowboy genre..... This film will be enjoyed by most western fans of all ages.

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