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Backtrack! (1969)

G  |   |  Drama, Western, Romance  |  26 May 1969 (USA)
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Wyoming cowhand and gambler Trampas is sent by his employer to Mexico to buy a bull but in Laredo he unwillingly joins three Texas Rangers on a dangerous mission into Mexico.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Texas Ranger Reese Bennett (archive footage)
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Ramrod (archive footage)
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Trampas (archive footage)
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Texas Ranger Chad Cooper (archive footage)
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Texas Ranger Joe Riley (archive footage)
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Mama Dolores (archive footage)
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Carmelita Flanagan (archive footage)
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Capt. Estrada (archive footage)
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Faraway (archive footage)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve (archive footage)
Randy Boone ...
Randy (archive footage)
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Belden (archive footage)
Carol Byron ...
Winnie (archive footage)
Ross Elliott ...
Sheriff Abbott (archive footage) (as Ross Elliot)
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Trampas, a cowhand from Medicine Bow, Wyoming, is sent to Mexico to buy a bull for his employer. The ranch foreman warns him to watch out for himself in Laredo, a tough town on the Texas/Mexican border. Despite the warning, in a western version of the Dumas classic, "The Three Musketeers", Trampas manages to get himself engaged to fight three separate Texas Rangers within an hour of his arrival. Unlike D'Artagnan, he has no notion of actually fighting the Rangers: all he wants is out of Laredo. He's on his way out of town when he runs into the three Rangers--who turn out to be partners--on their way to track down a missing train carrying a payroll. The Rangers, learning Trampas is headed in the same direction they are, suggest they all ride together--that way, they can fight him after they have fulfilled their mission. Without much choice, Trampas wryly agrees. When they find the train, however, they quickly forget their quarrels--the train was robbed and everyone aboard killed, ... Written by Kat Parsons <fke2d@Virginia.EDU>

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Drama | Western | Romance

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26 May 1969 (USA)  »

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Gefährlicher Auftrag  »

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The first 12 minutes is season 2 episode 1 of The Virginian 'Ride a Dark Trail'.From the scene where Trampas, Belden and Randy ride into Shiloh ranch it is season 3 episode 30 'We've Lost a Train' See more »

Goofs

When Trampas and the three Texas Rangers left Laredo to look for the missing train, the scenery shown was Joshua plants, native to the Mohave Desert regions of Calif, Arizona and Nevada only, none in Texas. Also the scenery shows saguaro cactus, native to the Western portions of the Arizona desert regions only, again, not found in Texas. See more »

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Edited from Laredo (1965) See more »

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We're Gonna Raise a Ruckus Tonight
Performed by Randy Boone
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delightful combination of "Laredo" and "The Virginian"
14 March 2000 | by (Columbus, OH USA) – See all my reviews

This movie combines the characters from my favorite TV Western series, "Laredo", with the characters from another excellent 1960s TV Western series, "The Virginian". If you are a fan of either, but especially of "Laredo", check this movie out. In my opinion, the best part of the movie is the relationship between the three Texas Rangers, who are fast friends but also give each other a good deal of grief.


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