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Marshal of Cripple Creek (1947)

The discovery of gold converts Cripple Creek into a boom town, and a wave of lawlessness follows. The town Marshal is murdered and Red Ryder, foreman of his aunt's ranch, is appointed to ... See full summary »

Director:

R.G. Springsteen

Writers:

Earle Snell (original screenplay), Fred Harman (based on comic strip by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Allan Lane ... Red Ryder
Robert Blake ... Little Beaver (as Bobby Blake)
Martha Wentworth ... Duchess
Trevor Bardette ... Tom Lambert
Tom London ... Baker
Roy Barcroft ... Link
Gene Roth ... Long John Case (as Gene Stutenroth)
William Self William Self ... Dick Lambert
Helen Wallace ... Mae Lambert
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Storyline

The discovery of gold converts Cripple Creek into a boom town, and a wave of lawlessness follows. The town Marshal is murdered and Red Ryder, foreman of his aunt's ranch, is appointed to take his place. Ryder sets out to eliminate the hijacking of bullion wagons and does this by capturing one-by-one the underlings of the gang of swindlers. He then seeks out, exposes, beats up and jails the gang leader, who has posing around town as an honest businessman. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

ACTION-CRAMMED...Action-Packed,Action-Filled ADVENTURE! (original print ad)

Genres:

Action | Crime | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cartas Marcadas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was the last of the Republic "Red Ryders" one of the most popular of the B Western series. It began in 1940 with the serial "The Adventures of Red Ryder with Don "Red" Barry, continued with 16 features with Wild Bill Elliott as Red Ryder and finished with 7 features starring Allan Lane in the lead. After a hiatus of several years Eagle-Lion acquired the rights to the character and made four Ryders starring Jim Bannon. See more »

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