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Bad Men of Missouri (1941)

Passed | | Action, History, Romance | 26 July 1941 (USA)
The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob (Wayne Morris) and Jim (Arthur Kennedy), return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick (Victor... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Enright

Writers:

Charles Grayson (screen play), Robert E. Kent (from a story by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Morgan ... Cole Younger
Jane Wyman ... Mary Hathaway
Wayne Morris ... Bob Younger
Arthur Kennedy ... Jim Younger
Victor Jory ... William Merrick
Alan Baxter ... Jesse James
Walter Catlett ... Mr. Pettibone
Howard Da Silva ... Greg Bilson (as Howard da Silva)
Faye Emerson ... Martha Adams
Russell Simpson ... Hank Younger
Virginia Brissac ... Mrs. Hathaway
Erville Alderson ... Mr. Adams
Hugh Sothern ... Fred Robinson
Sam McDaniel ... Wash
Dorothy Vaughan ... Mrs. Dalton
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Storyline

The Younger brothers, Cole (Dennis Morgan), Bob (Wayne Morris) and Jim (Arthur Kennedy), return to Missouri after the Civil War with intent to avenge the misdeeds of William Merrick (Victor Jory), a crooked banker who has been buying up warrants on back-taxes and dispossessing the farmers. Henry Younger (Russell Simpson), their father, has been killed by a Merrick henchman and, then, Cole is framed on a murder rap. The brothers escape and then begin a series of bank and train robberies, primarily stealing from Merrick and turning the loot over to the farmers. Jim, in love with Mary Hathaway (Jane Wyman), is lured into Harrisonville and jailed. Cole and Bob ride to rescue him. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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ROUGHER and TOUGHER than JESSE JAMES! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3 kapinoitsijaa See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Three cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Charles Middleton (Porterville Sheriff), Bob Perry (Deputy) and Ray Teal (Deputy). See more »

Soundtracks

Polly Wolly Doodle
(uncredited)
Composer unknown
Played at the wagon train campfire
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Perfect for the 10yr old boy of a certain era
26 March 2002 | by susanswebSee all my reviews

If I had been 10 in the 1940's, this would have been one of my favorites. This movie had everything a boy could ask for: fistfights, gun battles, comic relief, stagecoach wrecks, minimal romance, a clever and satisfying ending and Dennis Morgan singing. O.K., I could have done without the last one but what boy wouldn't like that combination? The movie doesn't make any great dramatic statements and I'm sure that it ignores history with its portrayal of the Younger brothers but how many movies are historically accurate? All I know is that with Howard Da Silva as the corrupt sheriff, Victory Jory as the smooth villainous carpetbagger and Walter Catlett as the bumbling treasurer how can one lose? The one odd note is the casting of Arthur Kennedy as the romantic lead. I'm just used to seeing him as the grizzled cop, gunslinger or bum. Fun movie.


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