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West of the Pecos (1945)

Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward Killy

Writers:

Norman Houston (screenplay), Zane Grey (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Mitchum ... Pecos Smith
Barbara Hale ... Rill Lambeth
Richard Martin ... Chito Rafferty
Thurston Hall ... Colonel Lambeth
Rita Corday ... Suzanne
Russell Hopton ... Jeff Slinger
Bill Williams ... Stage Guard Tex
Bruce Edwards ... Clyde Corbin
Harry Woods ... Brad Sawtelle
Perc Launders Perc Launders ... Sam Sawtelle
Bryant Washburn ... Doc Howard
Philip Morris Philip Morris ... U.S. Marshal
Martin Garralaga ... Don Manuel
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Storyline

Heading west for his health, Colonel Lambeth takes his daughter Rill along. Lost on the desert they are saved by Pecos and Chito. The Colonel hires the two and the Lambeths soon find themselves mixed up in Pecos' trouble. Pecos has killed Sawtelle's brother and Sawtelle as head of the vigilantes is after him. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

DESERT VENGEANCE IN THE LAWLESS WEST! (original ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | French

Release Date:

20 September 1948 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

La gran aventura See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Robert Mitchum's shirt has a zipper on the left-hand side. See more »

Connections

Remake of West of the Pecos (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Cielito Lindo (Aye, Yi, Yi, Yi)
(uncredited)
Written by Quirino Mendoza
Sung by Chito at the camp before getting to the ranch
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marvellous film, enjoyed every minute of it.
2 January 2002 | by pamela7223See all my reviews

I saw this film many years go at the local picture house in Birmingham. Can't wait until it comes back on television.

I think Barbara Hale played her part very well. Also, her maid was also a good addition to the plot. I also think Pecos's side-kick gave a good backing.

Hope they put it back on bbc soon.


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