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Dangerous Venture (1947)

Sue Harmon gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian ... See full summary »

Director:

George Archainbaud

Writers:

Doris Schroeder (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
Rand Brooks ... Lucky Jenkins
Fritz Leiber ... Xeoli - Grandfatheer
Douglas Evans Douglas Evans ... Dr. Atwood
Harry Cording ... Dan Morgan
Betty Alexander ... Doctor Sue Harmon
Francis McDonald ... Kane - Henchman
Neyle Morrow ... Jose - Indian Boy
Patricia Tate Patricia Tate ... Talu - Jose's Sister
Bob Faust Bob Faust ... Stark
Kenneth Tobey ... Red - Expedition Helper (as Ken Tobey)
Jack Quinn Jack Quinn ... Marshal
Bill Nestell ... Pete the Cook
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Storyline

Sue Harmon gets Hoppy and his friends to join their expedition looking for Indian artifacts. Expedition leader Atwood makes a deal with nearby cattle rustler Morgan to loot the Indian treasures instead and sell them. Hoppy is on to their plan and pretending to leave follows them. Not only is he outnumbered by Morgan's men, but California has himself about to be sacrificed in an Indian ritual. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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HOPPY SEES RED! There's red-blooded action when Hoppy tangles with renegade redskins! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Justiça do Gatilho See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The fifty-eighth of sixty-six Hopalong Cassidy movies. See more »

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Follows Stagecoach War (1940) See more »

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Good intro to Hoppy
29 June 2003 | by turkamSee all my reviews

I just saw this flick today on the Westerns Channel. It is my first look at William Boyd aka Hopalong Cassidy. I have seen several other Western stars like Tom Mix, Roy Rogers and Gene Autry and I must saw from an early examination, Hoppy seems to be slightly more engaging than the others in his company. This B-movie is also helped by a supporting cast, which seems to remind one of the cast of "Stagecoach" with the likes of Andy Devine which to me made the movie as memorable as John Wayne's performance as Ringo. This is one of the best B-Westerns I've seen so far. Don't expect the intellectual depths of "Red River" or "The Searchers," but for a good time and a nice glimpse into what it must have been like to be a kid watching a serial in the 40s (long before my time), check this one out!


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