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Road Agent (1941)

Approved | | Western | 19 December 1941 (USA)
Reissued by Realart Pictures in 1953 as "Texas Road Agent", with a title change because RKO had just made a 1952 film using this title, and this was the first year that Universal's "Road ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Morgan Cox (screenplay), Arthur Strawn (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dick Foran ... Duke Masters
Leo Carrillo ... Pancho
Andy Devine ... Andy
Anne Gwynne ... Patricia Leavitt
Samuel S. Hinds ... Banker Sam Leavitt
Richard Davies ... Tom Martin
Anne Nagel ... Lola
Morris Ankrum ... Big John Morgan
John Gallaudet ... Henchman Steve
Reed Hadley ... Henchman Shayne
Eddy Waller ... Lewis (Rancher)
Ernie Adams ... Jake
Lew Kelly Lew Kelly ... Luke
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Storyline

Reissued by Realart Pictures in 1953 as "Texas Road Agent", with a title change because RKO had just made a 1952 film using this title, and this was the first year that Universal's "Road Agent" was known as "Texas Road Agent" and that was not a 1941 alternate title as shown by some revisionist-history sources. The actual 1941 filming title was "The Sonora Kid." Duke Masters and his two pals, Pancho and Andy, are undercover agents for an express company sent to round up a gang of bandits who have been holding up stages carrying gold to the cattlemen of the district. They begin by hijacking a gold shipment from the three bandits who took it from the stage. They take it to town and drop it at the bank. The money was the annual payment to the cattlemen, who are excitedly surrounding bank president Sam Leavitt. Steve and the two gunmen who helped him rob the stage are in the crowd. They report this unexpected turn of events to their boss, Big John Morgan. Morgan tries unsuccessfully to pin... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sonora Kid See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Ridin' Home
Written by Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson
Sung by Dick Foran
Both songs and the song writers were credited on this film.
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