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Lost Canyon (1942)

Johnny is accused of robbing and bank and runs off into the hills. Hoppy tries to prove his innocence and get the real bad guys.

Director:

Lesley Selander

Writers:

Harry O. Hoyt (screenplay), Clarence E. Mulford (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Boyd ... Hopalong Cassidy
Andy Clyde ... California Carlson
Jay Kirby ... Johnny Travers
Lola Lane ... Laura Clark
Douglas Fowley ... Jeff Burton (as Doug Fowley)
Herbert Rawlinson ... Tom Clark
Guy Usher Guy Usher ... Zack Rogers
Karl Hackett Karl Hackett ... Wade Haskell
Hugh Prosser Hugh Prosser ... Sheriff
Bob Kortman ... Joe
The Sportsmen Quartet The Sportsmen Quartet ... Singing Cowhands (as The Sportsmen Quartette)
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Storyline

Burton is after Clark's ranch. He gets the banker to refuse to renew Clark's note and then sends his men to rustle his cattle. Hoppy is Clark's new foreman and is on to Burton's scheme. But just as he learns of the rustling and is about to go after the gang, the Sheriff arrives and arrests him for hiding Johnny who has been accused of robbery. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

"HOPPY" CRACKS DOWN ON SABOTEURS OF THE SAGE! (original ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Den hemmelige Kløft See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Harry Sherman Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The 46th of 66 Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Dead Don't Dream (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle, Jangle, Jingle (I Got Spurs)
Music by Joseph J. Lilley
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Sung by The Sportsmen Quartet (as the Sportsmen Quartette)
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Solid Oater Mix
29 April 2018 | by dougdoepkeSee all my reviews

Entertaining Hoppy oater. It's got everything a former front row kid likes, which means lots of action, goofy comedy, and a pretty girl without mushy kissy-face. The only minus is an absence of dramatic scenery, but then these budget products seldom leave greater LA. The plot's familiar-- bad guys aiming to get all the area ranches. But they have to get past our three good guys first. A big plus is getting Douglas Fowley as the main bad guy; he's so good at being mean, as his lengthy career shows. And catch Audie Murphy look-alike Jay Kirby as Johnny, the kid. Of course there's also Andy Clyde furnishing the laughs, especially with all the over-weight ladies. But please, whatever you do, don't send me to his school of dance or cooking. Hoppy too is in fine form. Amazing how Boyd could go from hard-eyed stare to jolly guffaw in just a few seconds; so eat your heart out Clint Eastwood. All in all, it's an hour of solid oater entertainment, thanks to series producer Harry Sherman, Bill Boyd, and of course Topper.


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