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Partners of the Plains (1938)

Passed | | Western | 14 January 1938 (USA)
Lorna Drake has inherited a ranch. Hoppy teaches her a bit about ranching and handles Scar Lewis, the bad guy, in the process.

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Complete credited cast:
... Hopalong Cassidy
... Lucky Jenkins
Harvey Clark ... Baldy Morton
... Lorna Drake
Hilda Plowright ... Aunt Martha
... Ronald Harwood
... Scar Lewis
... Doc Galer
... Sheriff (as Earl Hodgin)
... Mr. Benson
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Lorna Drake arrives from England to take over the ranch. Although she and Hoppy argue most of the time she takes a liking for Hoppy, angering her fiance Ronald. This enables Scar to enlist Ronald's help in his plan to kill Hoppy. But when Hoppy foils that plan a forest fire develops endangering Lorna. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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This film received its initial Los Angeles telecast Sunday 20 February 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5). See more »

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Follows Hopalong Cassidy Returns (1936) See more »

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Moonlight on the Sunset Trail
Written by Ralph Freed and Burton Lane
Performed by Gwen Gaze
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The Manor Born
25 November 2016 | by See all my reviews

Partners Of The Plains finds Hopalong Cassidy and young protégé Lucky Jenkins signing on to get in shape a new ranch that some English people have bought. John Warburton over from across the pond seems nice enough, but young Gwen Gaze and her aunt Hilda Plowright act like they are to the manor born. Hoppy really has to put her in her place.

Still she's intrigued by Bill Boyd because no one has ever treated her quite like that before. The owners also are bothered by rustlers headed by screen villain Al Bridge who has some history with Hopalong Cassidy.

The film also seems an audition for Harvey Clark to replace Gabby Hayes as part of the trio. Clark had his moments as Baldy, but he died later that year.

This film is recommended for the way Hoppy puts Gwen Gaze in her place, western style.


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