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A gang working for The Shadow is terrorizing the town. John Travers decides to take on the job of sheriff and do something about it.

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John Travers
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Anita Matlock
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Matt Matlock (as George Hayes)
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Yak
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Henchman in the Stump
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Henchman Parker (as Ed Parker)
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Henchman Mason
Thomas G. Lingham ...
Sheriff Al Davis (as Tom Lingham)
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Davie Aldrich ...
Young Boy (uncredited)
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Townsman (uncredited)
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Jake - Cook (uncredited)
Starlight the Horse ...
John's Horse (uncredited)
Arthur Millett ...
Townsman (uncredited)
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Henchman Pat (uncredited)
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Dave - Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
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Loco Frank - Henchman (uncredited)

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Robert N. Bradbury ... (as R.N. Bradbury)

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Robert N. Bradbury ... (story) (as R.N. Bradbury)
 
Robert N. Bradbury ... (screenplay) (as R.N. Bradbury)

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Paul Malvern ... producer (uncredited)

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Archie Stout ... (photographed by)

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Carl Pierson ... (edited by)

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John Stransky Jr. ... recordist (as J.A. Stransky Jr.)

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Yakima Canutt ... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... stunts (uncredited)

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Abe Meyer ... musical director (uncredited)

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E.R. Hickson ... technical director
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Plot Summary

John Travers and his Indian companion Yak are after the mysterious Shadow and his gang. When Sheriff Davis is killed, Travers becomes Sheriff. Catching two gang members, he learns of the room where the gang gets their orders from behind a fake wall safe and makes plans to trap the Shadow. Written by Maurice VanAuken

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Taglines He Dared Death In The Outlaw's Lair! See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Shadow Gang (United States)
  • He Wore a Star (United Kingdom)
  • Terreur dans la ville (France)
  • US Marshall John (Germany)
  • Der seinen Namen trägt (Germany)
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Trivia This film received its initial telecasts in Syracuse Tuesday 8 March 1949 on WHEN (Channel 8), in Detroit Saturday 26 March 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Los Angeles Wednesday 14 September 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2) and Sunday 18 December 1949 on KECA (Channel 7), and in Cincinnati Monday 26 September 1949 on WCPO (Channel 7). See more »
Goofs It is obvious who the voice of the Shadow belongs to. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 100 Years of John Wayne (2007). See more »
Quotes U.S. Marshal John Travers: Whaddya find out?
Yak: Two men gonna hold up stage - Coyote Canyon. Much money on stage.
U.S. Marshal John Travers: Well, it looks like we're going to have our hands full.
Yak: More trouble - more fun!
U.S. Marshal John Travers: That's one way to look at it.
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