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Bar 20 (1943)

Passed | | Western | 1 October 1943 (USA)
Stagecoach robbers take the money Hoppy was going to use to buy cattle so Hoppy, California and Lin go after them.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Hopalong Cassidy
... California Carlson
... Lin Bradley
Dustine Farnum ... Marie Stevens
... Mark Jackson
... Henchman Slash
... Mrs. Stevens
... Richard Adams (as Bob Mitchum)
... Quirt Rankin
... Tom
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Mark Jackson has a scheme to get Adams' land. His gang robs Adams' fiancé of her jewels, robs Hoppy of his cattle money, and then gives that money to Adams to buy back the jewels in exchange for a deed to his land. But Lin recognizes the bills and Hoppy and his pals go after the robbers. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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George Reeves plays Hoppy's sidekick Lin Bradley. Reeves would go on to fame in the 1950's playing Superman on TV and in one feature. He never repeated his sidekick role in the Hoppy films. See more »

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Richard Adams: The bolder the outlaw, the more brazan his actions.
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Follows Hoppy Serves a Writ (1943) See more »

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Just here for George, but I enjoyed all of it
29 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

I didn't really know what to expect from this movie. I was literally only watching it because of my love for George Reeves in The Adventures of Superman. I was not disappointed, and ended up enjoying it on the whole. I've never watched an old western before (or many westerns at all, really), but it was an entertaining watch, with appealing protagonists, a pretty interesting plot line with schemes, people getting framed, action, etc., and even some great humor. It's sure to entertain for anyone who likes this sort of thing. Despite all the shootings and whatnot, the entire thing has a warm, kid-friendly feel that I assume was more typical of movies from a simpler time. And of course, I enjoyed George as much as ever. He was cute and young and got a decent amount of screen time, and was the same great guy I knew from Superman.

This movie is just under an hour long, so it's not a great time investment. If you're a fan of any actors or of this genre, I recommend this film.


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