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Sundown on the Prairie (1939)

Approved | | Western | 8 February 1939 (USA)
Tex and Ananias are sent by the government to capture some Santa Fe rustlers. Tex recognizes Hendricks as an outlaw, captures him and learns that Hendricks intends to meet a rustler named ... See full summary »

Director:

Albert Herman (as Al Herman)

Writers:

William L. Nolte (story and screenplay) (as William Nolte), Edmond Kelso (story and screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tex Ritter ... Tex
Horace Murphy ... Ananias
Dorothy Fay ... Ruth Graham
Karl Hackett Karl Hackett ... Jack Hendricks
Charles King ... Nate Dorgan (as Charles King Jr.)
Hank Worden ... Henchman Hank
Frank Ellis Frank Ellis ... Henchman Chuck (as Frank B. Ellis)
Wally West ... Henchman Slim
Ernie Adams ... Henchman Blackie
Frank LaRue ... Graham
Edward Peil Sr. ... John (as Edward Peil)
The Musical Tornados The Musical Tornados ... Saloon Musicians (as Tex Ritter's Musical Tornadoes)
Junita Street Junita Street ... Saloon Singer (as Juanita Street)
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Storyline

Tex and Ananias are sent by the government to capture some Santa Fe rustlers. Tex recognizes Hendricks as an outlaw, captures him and learns that Hendricks intends to meet a rustler named Dorgan. Tex goes instead and finds out that Dorgan plans to move rustled cattle through the ranch owned by Graham and his daughter Ruth. Dorgan has Graham Pass set to be dynamited to stop any pursuit. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Singing songs of the range...fighting for the West he loves! (original print ad) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Riders of Sundown See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecasts of this film took place in Detroit Saturday 17 July 1948 on WWJ (Channel 2), in St. Louis Thursday 29 July 1948 on KSD (Channel 5), in Chicago Saturday 5 March 1949 on WBKB (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Wednesday 7 September 1949 on WCPO (Channel 7), and in Philadelphia Wednesday 28 December 1949 on WPTZ (Channel 3). See more »

Soundtracks

Dust On My Saddle
Written by Dwight Butcher and Tex Ritter
Sung by Tex Ritter
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