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Billy the Kid Trapped (1942)

Approved | | Western | 27 February 1942 (USA)
Stanton breaks Billy and his two friends Fuzzy and Jeff out of jail. He wants them free so three of his men can impersonate them for the robberies and murders he has planned.

Director:

Sam Newfield (as Sherman Scott)

Writer:

Joseph O'Donnell (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Buster Crabbe ... Billy the Kid
Al St. John ... Fuzzy Jones
Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart ... Jeff Walker (as Bud McTaggart)
Anne Jeffreys ... Sally (as Ann Jeffreys)
Glenn Strange ... Jim Stanton
Walter McGrail ... Judge Jack McConnell
Ted Adams ... Sheriff John Masters
Jack Ingram ... Red Barton
Milton Kibbee ... Judge Clarke (as Milt Kibbee)
Eddie Phillips ... Dave Evans
Budd Buster ... Montana-Fake Fuzzy (as Bud Buster)
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Storyline

After Billy, Fuzzy and Jeff are rescued from a hanging by mysterious strangers, the countryside if terrorized by three men, posing as Billy, Fuzzy and Jeff. Sheriff Masters puts Billy and his pals on the trail of the impostors. The trail leads to Mesa City, an outlaw town run by Jim Stanton, under whose orders, three killers, Montana, Pete and Curly, have been robbing and murdering, disguised as Billy and his two sidekicks. Billy brings in the impostors but they are released by crooked-judge Clarke. Stanton makes henchman Red Barton the new sheriff, with orders to get Billy. Again assuming their disguises, Montana, Pete and Curly rob the stagecoach. And Billy, Fuzzy and Jeff have to begin again in the process of clearing their own names. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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They Foolishly Tried To Match Bullets With "The Kid"! (original print ad_ See more »

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Western

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

Quotes

Fuzzy Jones: Keep your hand away from that gun. Make one move and you'll wake up playin' a harp.
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Enjoyable Entry In P.R.C.'s Billy The Kid Series
8 October 2009 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Awaiting execution for a murder they did not commit, Billy the kid, his sidekick Fuzzy Jones, and their pal Jeff are busted out by the real killers, a group of outlaws who proceed to impersonate them in order to rob and terrorize with impunity.

Billy then trails the killers to Mesa City, run by crooked town boss (and future Frankenstein monster) Glenn Strange, who's turned it into a safe hub for lawbreakers and realizes that in order to clear his name he'll have to clean up the town.

The ninth film in Producers Releasing Corporation's Billy The Kid series and Buster Crabbe's third, this is well paced and action packed, with some great gun battles, raucous fistfights, and nasty villains, definitely worthwhile for fans of the series.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Billy Kid på nya äventyr See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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