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The Mysterious Avenger (1936)

Another of the Charles Starrett westerns sold as "Peter B. Kyne Productions" that Peter B. Kyne had nothing to do with as either the producer or the writer beyond the use of his name by ... See full summary »

Director:

David Selman

Writers:

Ford Beebe (original story and screenplay), Peter B. Kyne

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Starrett ... Ranny Maitland / Ranny Morgan
Joan Perry ... Alice Lockhart
Wheeler Oakman ... Brophy
Edward LeSaint ... Lockhart
Lafe McKee ... Maitland
Hal Price ... Sheriff
Jon Hall ... Lafe Lockhart (as Charles Locher)
George Chesebro ... Henchman Foley
Sons of the Pioneers ... Musicians & Rangers
Roy Rogers ... Musician Len (as Sons of the Pioneers)
Bob Nolan ... Musician Bob (as Sons of the Pioneers)
Hugh Farr ... Hugh - Member Sons of the Pioneers (as Sons of the Pioneers)
Karl Farr ... Karl - Member Sons of the Pioneers (as Sons of the Pioneers)
Tim Spencer ... Musician Tim (as Sons of the Pioneers)
Jack Carlyle Jack Carlyle ... Texas Rangers Captain
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Storyline

Another of the Charles Starrett westerns sold as "Peter B. Kyne Productions" that Peter B. Kyne had nothing to do with as either the producer or the writer beyond the use of his name by Columbia. Ford Beebe's "original" script had also been done before by other writers at Columbia for both a Buck Jones and a Bob Allen film. Texas Ranger Ranny Maitland comes to Medicine Springs to solve the rustling mystery that is the cause of a feud between his cattleman father and neighboring rancher Lockhart. He arrives at the Lockhart ranch and introduces himself as Ranny Morgan. His father arrives and explains he has come to end the feud and, in response to Ranny's signal, he does not acknowledge him as his son. The elder Maitland is killed during a meeting with Lockhart and the sheriff arrests Lockhart, although Manny suspects Brophy, the Lockhart foreman. In jail, Lockhart tells Ranny he knows he is Maitland's son, and that his father had told him that both their herds were being rustled by a ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

Prairie Prowlers Defy the Devil-May-Care Rangers! See more »

Genres:

Romance | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 January 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Outlaw Brands See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as The Stranger from Texas (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Tumbling Tumbleweeds
Written by Bob Nolan
Performed by Sons of the Pioneers
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