Steve Martin (Charles Starrett)is sent to Wild River to recover stolen gold and finds the town is being terrorized by The Hawk (Clayton Moore) and his outlaw gang. The Hawk attempts to murder Sheriff Jack Mahoney (Jock Mahoney) and is captured and jailed. Steve, in his guise as The Durango Kid, helps the Hawk break jail and thus makes contact with the bandit gang. He sends a bungling photographer, Smiley Burnette (Smiley Burnette), to warn the sheriff that the gang plan to rob the express office. Written by
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FORTY-FIVE GUNNING...WILD WEST FUNNING! (original print ad - all caps)
Did You Know?
Ironies of ironies, the Hawk, a bad guy, played by soon to be The Lone Ranger Clayton Moore, is captured by a masked man riding a white stallion. See more
When Steve Martin goes into the general store and picks out a bone handled 44-40 from the showcase, he loads two bullets into the chamber and proceeds to fire three shots. See more
Written by Smiley Burnette See more