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Ridin' the Trail (1940)

Approved | | Music, Western | 27 July 1940 (USA)
Another one of those many B-films that the paid "expert" researchers at a certain institute in Hollywood can't seem to figure out when and where it came from, so just appear to guess. This ... See full summary »

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(as Raymond K. Johnson)

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(story and screenplay)

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Cast

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Fuzzy Jones
John Ward ...
Pa Bailey
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Tex Walters
Iris Lancaster ...
Carmencita Sanchez
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Sheriff Bradford
Carl Mathews ...
Blackie - Henchman
Gene Howard ...
Joe Simmons
Billy Lenhart ...
Butch (as Ray Lenhart)
James 'Buddy' Kelly ...
Buddy (as Buddy Kelley)
Elias Gamboa ...
Henchman
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Storyline

Another one of those many B-films that the paid "expert" researchers at a certain institute in Hollywood can't seem to figure out when and where it came from, so just appear to guess. This is neither a 1942 production nor release. It was filmed in April, 1939 as an Atlas Production produced by C. C. Burr for Spectrum Pictures Corporation distribution. The Atlas/Spectrum tent and fixtures folded before this could be distributed, and it was salvaged from the trash bin of undistributed films in 1940 by Arthur Ziehn---one of Hollywood's great "junk" dealers---and released on July 27, 1940, nearly a year after completion of the film. The only functional "crew credit" Arthur Ziehn has or deserves relative to this film is one of having Atlas Productions deleted above the title and shipping it out with "Arthur Ziehm, Inc" inserted where the Atlas/Spectrum credits had been. With the exception of the leading lady, Iris Lancaster in place of Claire Rochelle, the cast and credits for this film ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

"THE TWO GUN TROUBADOR" (original posters-all caps)

Genres:

Music | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

27 July 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Triumph of Zorro  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecast of this film occurred in New York City Friday 3 May 1946 on DuMont Television Network's WABD (Channel 5). See more »

Soundtracks

Song by [link=nm0532952], as Taylor Curtis McPeters
Sung by Fred Scott
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