The townsfolk are set on lynching an accused killer held in the town lockup. But US Marshal Johnny Reno stands in their way.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Reno
Nona Williams
Sheriff Hodges (as Lon Chaney)
Ed Tomkins
Mayor Jess Yates
Joe Conners
Ned Duggan
Jake Reed
Tracy Olsen ...
Marie Yates
Bartender, Charlie (as Reg Parton)
Indian Brave
Ab Conners
Paul Daniel ...
Indian Chief, Little Bear


One of the thirteen low-budget westerns produced by A.C. Lyles in the sixties. The premise is a simple one: Sheriff Johnny Reno is heading to a small town in order to see his one-time sweetheart Nona Williams. On the way, he is set upon by two brothers who think he is after them. Forced to shoot one, he captures the other Joe Conners and brings him into town. His prisoner insists he is innocent of the crime the whole town wants him hanged for, and after hearing his story, will Andrews believe him? Written by phillindholm

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On the trail of justice.




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13 June 1966 (UK)  »

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Sheriff Johnny Reno  »

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Lon Chaney Jr.'s seventh Western for producer A.C. Lyles. See more »

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terrible script, bad casting, careless make-up
19 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

at the first scene, it already showed that this is a lousy film. one was shot dead but no blood shown at all, the other was shot in the arm, but only got some careless cosmetic red dye on the shirt, the blood stain looked so fake, just in a round shape that never enlarged, and the arm just stayed that way, no blood dripping down beneath the long sleeve, no nothing, and the guy was acting just like a normal person instead of a wounded one. then the Indian showed up, talked like white man with perfect English. then went to the town where the lousy dialog became even worse. this is one of the worst western films i've ever watched and just failed to finish it. what a pathetic western movie!

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