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Covered Wagon Raid (1950)

Under the leadership of a cutthroat named Grif (Dick Curtis), a band of outlaws has systematically been robbing and murdering settlers bound for the large Chandler ranch which has been cut ... See full summary »

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Gail Warren
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Roy Chandler
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Under the leadership of a cutthroat named Grif (Dick Curtis), a band of outlaws has systematically been robbing and murdering settlers bound for the large Chandler ranch which has been cut up into small parcels of land for purchase. The postmaster, and operator of the Three Monkeys Saloon, Harvey Grimes (Alex Gerry) opens all mail addressed to Nugget Clark (Eddy Waller), foreman of the Chandler ranch, and is able to tell who is coming to buy land. He passes the information along to the outlaws and they bring their hauls back to him. Some of the settlers are clients of the Mohican Insurance Company, which sends their ace agent, Rocky Lane (Allan Lane) to investigate. Rocky finds a piece of a watch fob that links Brag (Pierce Lyden), one of Grif's men, to the recent killing of a settler. When Brag becomes unduly nervous, Grif shoots him and lays the blame on Rocky, posing as an itinerant cowhand. Roy Chandler (Byron Barr), heir to the Chandler ranch, is a witness and is kidnapped and ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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WAGONS WESTWARD...INTO DANGER! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Action | Western

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Passed | See all certifications »
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30 June 1950 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Segredo das Cartas  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Edited into Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch (1976) See more »

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Dubious proposition for a plot
28 July 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Some unexplained plot elements prevent me from giving this Allan Lane Republic Picture a higher rating. It certainly has enough action and gunplay to satisfy any western fan.

Rocky Lane is an insurance investigator instead of a federal marshal in Covered Wagon Raid. A number of settlers who are buying sections of the local Ponderosa to settle on have been robbed and in some cases killed. Lane in fact enters the film trying to prevent such a thing happening to prospective settler Rex Lease and his little daughter Sherry Jackson.

Trying to put this small controlled land rush are owner Byron Barr and his foreman Eddy Waller. What's never been made clear is why the outlaws want to stop settlement. The idea that settlers will automatically bring law and order is a dubious proposition at best.

It all starts to unravel when Lane catches on that Pierce Lyden is part of the gang. Perennial western heavy Dick Curtis has to silence him and that murder is what eventually does in the gang and the guy giving the order to Curtis and the rest.

Covered Wagon Raid could have been better.


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