Prairie Justice (1938)

Approved | | Action, Music, Western | 4 November 1938 (USA)
A marshal goes undercover in a western town to discover who is behind a crime wave.

Director:

George Waggner (as george waGGner)

Writer:

George Waggner (story and screenplay) (as Joseph West)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bob Baker ... U.S. Marshal Bob Randall - aka Bob Smith
Dorothy Fay ... Anita Benson
Hal Taliaferro ... Alfalfa
Jack Rockwell ... John Benson
Forrest Taylor ... Sheriff Pop Randall
Carleton Young ... Dry-Gulch Baker
Glenn Strange ... Hank Haynes - Express Agent
Jack Kirk ... Boots - Henchman
Wimpy the Dog Wimpy the Dog ... Smokey - Bob's Dog (as Wimpey)
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Storyline

Investigating the rising tide of banditry and rustling in Medicine Hat, U.S. Marshal Bob Randall (Bob Baker) arrives under an assumed name. He meets Anita Benson (Dorothy Fay) who tells him she has come west to save her ranch but her uncle, John Benson (Jack Rockwell), tells her all of her cattle have been stolen. When his father, Sheriff Pope Randall (Forrest Taylor) is killed, Bob sets out to avenge his murder and to help Anita save her ranch. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

HE POINTED OUT RIGHT FROM WRONG WITH HIS TRIGGER FINGER...and crammed justice down rustlers' throats with his FIST!! (original print ad) See more »

Genres:

Action | Music | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Goofs

The story takes place in the era of stagecoaches and dusty roads, before the turn of the 20th Century, but the leading lady wears nothing but the latest contemporary fashions, including knee length skirts, trendy 1938 Robin Hood styled chapeaus and high heel shoes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Father Knows Best: Second Honeymoon (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

High Falutin' Cowboy
Written by Fleming Allen
Sung by Bob Baker
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O nomos ton cow-boys See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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