A former Bar 20 cowhand is now a cattle rancher and having trouble with rustlers. Hoppy and the Bar 20 gang ride in and surround the the bad guys. June Winters joins the posse and serves as the romantic partner for posse co-leader Lucky.
Belle Langtry runs a town being taken over by cattle rustlers. She is also a front for the outlaws, who are led by Steve Fraser. Hoppy gets elected sheriff and cleans up the town with help from the Bar 20 boys.
Joe Weller has instigated a conflict over water rights between two ranchers. The idea is to have the ranchers do each other in then move in and take over. Hoppy and the good guys won't let this happen.
The Bar 20 boys are after Nevada and his gang of cattle rustlers. Hoppy and California join Nevada's gang under assumed names. Johnny and the rest of Bar 20 get directions from Winters and head out looking for Hoppy's signal. But Winters wanders on ahead and gets spotted. This lets Nevada trap them in a canyon and to make matters worse, Hoppy's masquerade has been exposed.Written by
Maurice VanAuken <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This film was first telecast in Atlanta Saturday 29 January 1949 on WSB (Channel 8). See more »
While undercover with the rival gang, a gunman goes to shoot Hopalong Cassidy in the back, and California warns him by shouting, "Hoppy, look out!" Not one member of the gang, already suspicious of Hoppy, picks up on California's mistake. See more »
Henry Hall former Bar 20 hand and now owner of his own spread is having his cattle systematically rustled. Which means that Hopalong Cassidy and the rest of the Bar 20 ranch can be counted on to help.
It's agreed upon that it's Dick Curtis and his band that's doing the rustling. But finding them and catching them with the stolen cattle won't be easy, Curtis's gang has got a nice hideout in the hills and no easy way to reach them.
Bill Boyd and Andy Clyde go undercover with the help of Charles Middleton who Hoppy arrested back when he was a US Marshal. Of course in the end the bad guys are dealt with in Bar 20 fashion.
Stick To Your Guns gave Jennifer Holt her film debut though she was billed as Jacqueline Holt. She and Hoppy's young sidekick Brad King are paired together.
Enough action in Stick To Your Guns for any western fan.
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