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Law and Order (1942)

In this entry in PRC's "Billy the Kid" series (aka "Billy the Kid in Law and Order" but known nowhere as "Billy the Kid's Law and Order") Billy the Kid and his pals Jeff Travis and Fuzzy ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Newfield (as Sherman Scott)

Writer:

Sam Robins (original story and screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Buster Crabbe ... Billy the Kid / Lt. Ted Morrison
Al St. John ... Fuzzy Jones (as Al 'Fuzzy' St.John)
Dave O'Brien ... Jeff (as Tex O'Brien)
Sarah Padden ... Aunt Mary Todd
Wanda McKay ... Linda Fremont
Charles King ... Mil Crawford
Hal Price ... Simms, the Fake George Fremont
John Merton ... Henchman Turtle
Kenne Duncan ... Henchman Durgan (as Ken Duncan)
Ted Adams ... Sheriff Jeff
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Storyline

In this entry in PRC's "Billy the Kid" series (aka "Billy the Kid in Law and Order" but known nowhere as "Billy the Kid's Law and Order") Billy the Kid and his pals Jeff Travis and Fuzzy Jones, are arrested and brought to Ft. Culver, where Billy is amazed to discover that he and the post commander, Lt. Ted Morrison, are exact doubles. Learning of a plot to swindle Aunt Mary Todd, a rich, blind relative of Morrison's, by marrying her off to impostor Simms instead of her sweetheart George Fremont who is on his way to her ranch, Billy and his pals escape and head for the ranch. Mil Crawford, head of the gang scheming to get hold of the blind woman's fortune through Simms, has two men hold up the stage and kill Fremont and Morrison. Finding the bodies, Billy impersonates Morrison, and Crawford is furious when he sees Billy and mistakes him for the nephew, figuring his men had failed.The next day Linda, the niece of Fremont, arrives for the wedding and Billy meets her stagecoach and ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

MESA MURDERERS ON THE PROWL! Till The Gun-Totin' Billy Started For His Irons! See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Billy the Kid in Law and Order See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecast of this film in New York City occurred Thursday 10 January 1946 on pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). In Milwaukee it first aired Saturday 26 March 1949 on WTMJ (Channel 3), in Cincinnati Tuesday 31 May 1949 on WKRC (Channel 11), in Albuquerque Tuesday 28 June 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), and in Chicago Tuesday 17 January 1950 on WGN (Channel 9). See more »

Connections

Edited into Rustler's Round-Up (1946) See more »

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