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Straight Shooter (1939)

Approved | | Western | 12 August 1939 (USA)
Before he was killed, Martin hid a half million dollars worth of bonds on his ranch. Brainard, who killed him, Inspector Carson posing as Sam Brown, and Martin's niece Margaret all want the ranch, and it's being sold at auction.

Director:

Sam Newfield

Writers:

Basil Dickey (original story), Basil Dickey (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Tim McCoy ... 'Lightning' Bill Carson
Julie Sheldon Julie Sheldon ... Margaret Martin
Ben Corbett ... Magpie
Ted Adams ... Brainard
Reed Howes ... Slade
Forrest Taylor ... Luke Green
Budd Buster ... Sheriff Ed Long (as Bud Buster)
Carl Mathews Carl Mathews ... Lane
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Before he was killed, Martin hid a half million dollars worth of bonds on his ranch. Brainard, who killed him, Inspector Carson posing as Sam Brown, and Martin's niece Margaret all want the ranch, and it's being sold at auction.

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This film received its earliest documented telecasts in Philadelphia Tuesday 2 August 1949 on Frontier Playhouse on WPTZ (Channel 3), and in Los Angeles Saturday 12 November 1949 on KFI (Channel 9). See more »

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Edited into Six Gun Theater: Straight Shooter (2016) See more »

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Stolen government bonds
30 June 2014 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

With the exception that the lead is now an official law enforcement Straight Shooter is a remake of that other B picture classic Phantom Of The Range that Tom Tyler was the star.

Tim McCoy is the lead in this film and he's a hard riding, hard shooting son of the west who also happens to work for the Federal Bureau Of Investigation anticipating the Cowboy G-Men television series by a decade. He's bought himself a ranch at an auction outbidding Julie Sheldon the former owner's niece and Forest Taylor head of the bad guys who killed the former owner.

What's hidden is a fortune in government bonds which brings the FBI in on the case. That's what everybody's looking for.

If you saw the Tom Tyler feature you know how things work out in Straiht Shooter.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1939 (USA) See more »

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