THe Rancho Grande, a Texas border ranch, cut off from the law by a gang of outlaws led by ranch foreman Bart Lane (Jack Rutherford), who is holding the elderly owner of the ranch, Sarah Burton (Marin Sais), a prisoner. Tex Lowery (Tex Ritter),an undercover Texas Ranger, rescues Martha Williams (Jean Joyce), a nurse sent for by the ailing Sarah, from a stagecoach holdup by Lane's henchmen. He later convinces Laner that he is a wanted outlaw named Ed Carter, and gains entry to Rancho Grande. But the real Ed Carter (Roy Barcroft)shows up.
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TEX RITTER...Marsking Himself To Unmask Another to save the cause of law....and love!
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This film received its initial USA telecast Saturday 21 February 1942 on New York City's pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). Post WWII television viewers got their first look at it in New York City Wednesday 16 November 1949 on WPIX (Channel 11) and in Philadelphia Wednesday 23 November 1949 on Frontier Playhouse on WPTZ (Channel 3). See more
Tex fires his pistol to break the lock on the strong box while sitting on his horse. The angle that he fires from would have also sent the bullet into his horse's neck. See more
Remake of The Cattle Thief
Ridin' Down to Texas
Written by Frank Harford
Sung by Tex Ritter See more