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Mystery Man (1944)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Western | 31 May 1944 (USA)
Hoppy's ranch is threatened by rustlers. Hoppy and the gang oblige as usual.

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Complete credited cast:
... Hopalong Cassidy
... California Carlson
Jimmy Rogers ... Jimmy Rogers
... Bud Trilling
... Diane Newhall
... Bert Rogan
... Sheriff Sam Newhall
... Marshal Ted Blane
... Bill
... Red
... Tom Hanlon
Ozie Waters ... Singing Ranch Hand Tex
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After Hoppy helps round up the Trilling gang, Trilling breaks his men out of jail and they rustle the Bar 20 herd for revenge. When Hoppy gets the herd back, Trilling posing as a Marshal not only gets the herd again, he gets the Sheriff to jail the Bar 20 gang. Getting help from the Sheriff's daughter, Hoppy and pals start out once more after Trilling. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Stagecoach holdups, bank robberies and cattle rustling terrorized the West until Hoppy started a fight to the last shot...and won! (original three-sheet poster) See more »


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Bandoleiro Misterioso  »

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1.37 : 1
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The fifty-third of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

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Follows Riders of the Deadline (1943) See more »

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Altogether one of the more minor Hopalong Cassidy entries
9 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Set in Holbrook in the 1880s, Hoppy is dressed all in black (usually a good sign, but not always). On the positive side, there's lots of action & gunfights (four in all), & the heroine is especially helpful (she's a Sheriff's daughter). On the negative side, Jimmy Rogers is as wooden as always, the comedy is not too funny, the plot seems rushed between horse chases, & most of all, there's no real sense of toughness from Hoppy. Altogether one of the more minor Hopalong Cassidy entries.

I rate it 5/10.


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