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Heading West (1946)

Dakota Indian Agent Steve Reynolds receives a copy of the Bonanza City Nuggett from Jim Mallory and reads a story blaming the Durango Kid for recent gold mine raids. Steve, also the Durango... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Nazarro

Writer:

Ed Earl Repp (original story and screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Charles Starrett ... Steve Randall / The Durango Kid
Doris Houck Doris Houck ... Anne Parker
Hank Penny Hank Penny ... Guitar Player / Miner (as Hank Penny and His Plantation Boys)
The Plantation Boys The Plantation Boys ... Musicians / Miners (as Hank Penny and His Plantation Boys)
Smiley Burnette ... Smiley Burnette
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Storyline

Dakota Indian Agent Steve Reynolds receives a copy of the Bonanza City Nuggett from Jim Mallory and reads a story blaming the Durango Kid for recent gold mine raids. Steve, also the Durango Kid, and his pal Smiley head for Bonanza City to contact Mallory and Rance Hudson, his partner in the mining machinery business. Mallory sells his interest in the business to Hudson for $50,000 and heads for California. Seeing him off are Hudson's secretary Anne Parker, her father Sam Parker, owner of the Gold Moon Mine and his miners Hank Penny and the Plantation Boys (Harold Hensley, Noel Boggs, Sanford Williams and Fenton Reynolds). Hudson plans to rob the wagon train and blame the Durango Kid, and sends Curlew and his henchmen to do the job. Killing Mallory in the raid, Curlew caches the money rather than taking it to Hudson. Despite that, Hudson learns that Carter plans a gold shipment and orders Curlew to rob the stage. Steve and Smiley hit town and Steves decides that Curlew and his brother ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Durango and Smiley outwit double-crossing outlaws! (original print ad) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atithasoi kakopoioi See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Bless Your Heart
Written by Hank Penny and Harold Hensley
Performed by Smiley Burnette with Hank Penny and His Plantation Boys
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