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The Apache Kid (1941)

Remade, with only slight revisions in names and relationships, in 1953 as "Old Overland Trail" with Rex Allen, "The Apache Kid" has Pete Dawson (Don 'Red' Barry) leading a group of friends ... See full summary »

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Eliot Gibbons (story and screenplay), Richard Murphy (story and screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Don 'Red' Barry ... Pete Dawson aka The Apache Kid
Lynn Merrick ... Barbara Taylor
LeRoy Mason ... Nick Barter
Robert Fiske ... Joe Walker
John Elliott ... Judge John Taylor
Forbes Murray ... U. S. Road Commissioner
Monte Montague ... Sheriff
Al St. John ... Stage Guard Dangle
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... Snowflake (as Snowflake)
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Storyline

Remade, with only slight revisions in names and relationships, in 1953 as "Old Overland Trail" with Rex Allen, "The Apache Kid" has Pete Dawson (Don 'Red' Barry) leading a group of friends and neighbors westward from a dust-ravished Missouri to settle Rock Creek, a frontier town in the Oregon territory. Pete has been induced to make this move by his uncle, Joe Walker (Robert Fiske), who ran afoul of the law twenty years past, but is presumably now a honest citizen. In reality, he is the same crook he was in the past. He and his partner, Nick Barter (LeRoy Mason), obtain a government contract to build a road through the territory and are exploiting the settlers and forcing them to work on the road gang for little or no pay, through the use of script money they issue. The purpose for luring Pete and his friends is to obtain more labor. Walker has his henchmen, disguised as Indians, raid the wagon train, stampede the stock and destroy the supply wagon, and the distitute group reaches ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

BREATH-TAKING THRILLS! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kampen i dødspasset See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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[last lines]
Dangle: If your sendin' out weddin' invitations, don't forget me. I haven't been to one since I missed my own.
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Connections

Remade as Old Overland Trail (1953) See more »

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