Bad Men of the Hills (1942)

U.S. Marshal Dave Upjohn arrives in Sundown to investigate reports of lawlessness and is met by Sheriff Mace Arnold and his deputy, Lefty Brant. Knowing that an investigation will disclose ... See full summary »

Director:

William Berke

Writer:

Luci Ward (original screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Starrett ... Steve Carlton
Russell Hayden ... Lucky Shelton
Cliff Edwards ... Harmony Haines
Luana Walters ... Laurie Bishop
Al Bridge ... Sheriff Mace Arnold (as Alan Bridge)
Guy Usher Guy Usher ... Doctor Jed Mitchell
Joel Friedkin Joel Friedkin ... Judge Sam Malotte
Buckie Tibbs Buckie Tibbs ... Buckshot Bishop (as Norma Jean Wooters)
John Shay John Shay ... Marshal Dave Upjohn
Dick Botiller ... Deputy Brant
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Storyline

U.S. Marshal Dave Upjohn arrives in Sundown to investigate reports of lawlessness and is met by Sheriff Mace Arnold and his deputy, Lefty Brant. Knowing that an investigation will disclose that they have being using their office to rob the ranchers, they murder Upjohn. When his son Steve, posing as Steve Carlton, learns of the murder, he vows vengeance. Arnold's gang captures him, knocks him unconscious, ties him to his horse and then drives the animal into Chimney Hole, trusting that the canyon's tough residents will kill him for prying into their affairs. Steve soon learns that, rather then being outlaws, the people of Chimney Hole are really upstanding ranchers who have fled there to get away from Arnold and his gang. At first, Steve suspects the leader, Lucky Shelton, of being responsible for the murder, but Harmony Haines, proves to him that Arnold was the man responsible. The ranchers agree to cooperate with Steve in an effort to drive Arnold from office. He and Lucky ride to ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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DOUBLE-BARRELLED BLAST OF ADVENTURE! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei das Colinas See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Where Oh Where Is My Blue Eyes
Sung by Cliff Edwards
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