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The Last of the Clintons (1935)

Cowboy infiltrates an outlaw gang to expose their rackets, but after he's ordered to kidnap a young girl, the gang finds out who he really is.

Director:

Harry L. Fraser (as Harry Fraser)

Writers:

Harry L. Fraser (original story) (as Monroe Talbot), Harry L. Fraser (screenplay) (as Weston Edwards)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Harry Carey ... Trigger Carson
Betty Mack ... Edith Elkins
Del Gordon Del Gordon ... Marty Todd
Victor Potel ... Jed Clinton
Earl Dwire ... Pete - Henchman
Ruth Findlay ... Lorrie
Tom London ... Luke Todd
Slim Whitaker ... Jim Elkins (as Charles Whittaker)
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Trigger Carson arrives to help Elkins' vigilante group round up a gang of rustlers. Posing as an outlaw, he and his sidekick Jed join up with the gang who are led by Luke Todd. When Elkins' daughter Edith reveals his identity, he needs Jed's help to let him and Edith escape. Then he heads back to finish the job. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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A BORN FIGHTER - HE RODE AND SHOT HIS WAY TO FAME! (original poster- all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desafiando a Lei See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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This was the first film to be shown on British television, on 23 August 1937 with a repeat showing the following day. See more »

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Edited into Six Gun Theater: The Last of the Clintons (2015) See more »

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Routine But Pleasant Carey Programmer
21 September 2003 | by bsmith5552See all my reviews

"The Last of the Clintons" is one of a series of mid 30s independent oaters starring Harry Carey. The "Clinton" of the title, for what its worth is the character of Jed Clinton (Victor Potel) who is along for nothing more than sidekick comedy relief.

Carey plays Trigger Carson a detective who infiltrates a gang of rustlers headed by Luke Todd (Tom London) and his chief henchman Pete (Earl Dwire). Carson is working with the town vigilante committee headed by Elkins (Charles "Slim' Whitaker). Elkins has a daughter Edith (Betty Mack) who is in love with Todd's brother Marty (Del Gordon). Carson manages to outsmart the rustlers and get the young lovers together by the end of the picture. The way in which London "gets his" at the film's climax shows a little imagination on the part of the film maker. Also of note is the fact that the usual big gunfight takes place at the beginning of the film rather than at the end.

Carey was always better than his material. His maturity and air of authority raised the level of these little one hour horse operas considerably. Again, he plays a father figure who straightens out a young man about to get himself into trouble.

Not bad for a poverty row quickie.


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