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Oath of Vengeance (1944)

Passed | | Western | 9 December 1944 (USA)
Fuzzy opens a store only to find that everyone buys on credit. The absence of cash is due to the range war between the cattlemen and the farmers started by Kinney. The Sheriff being worthless, Billy is quickly drawn into the conflict.

Director:

Sam Newfield

Writer:

Fred Myton (original story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Buster Crabbe ... Billy Carson
Falcon Falcon ... Billy's Horse
Al St. John ... Fuzzy Q. Jones (as Al 'Fuzzy' St. John)
Mady Lawrence ... Dale Kirby (as Mady Laurence)
Jack Ingram ... Steve Kinney
Charles King ... Mort - Henchman
Marin Sais ... Ma - Postmistress
Karl Hackett Karl Hackett ... Dan Harper
Kermit Maynard ... Red - Ranch Foreman
Hal Price ... Sheriff
Frank Ellis Frank Ellis ... Murdered Cowhand Vic
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Storyline

Steve Kinney and his henchman, Mort, are trying to stir up trouble between the local ranchers and farmers, behind a wave of rustling and lawlessness. Mort kills Vic, a Kirby cowhand, and lays the blame on Dan Harper, the leader of the farmers faction. Storekeeper Fuzzy Q. Jones, fearful of losing the outstanding charge-accounts he has on his books, drags his reluctant pal, Billy Carson, into the fray, and the two soon prove Kinney and his henchmen to be behind the valley's troubles. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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BULLETS AND BATTLES FOLLOW BILLY AND "FUZZY" IN A NEW ADVENTURE OF THE PLAINS. (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuzzy lebt gefährlich See more »

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Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The earliest documented telecasts of this film took place in both New York City and Baltimore Sunday 30 January 1949 on WCBS (Channel 2) and on WMAR (Channel 2). See more »

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Fuzzy Jones : Scene Stealer
10 October 2009 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

A fun entry in Producers Releasing Corporation's Billy Carson series, Oath Of Vengeance has Carson and his sidekick Fuzzy Jones opening a country store and trying to quell fighting between local ranchers and emigrating homesteaders.

They're pitted against some bad men who are trying hard to stoke tensions and ignite an all out range war between the feuding factions.

Al St. John is especially animated this time around, delivering an almost endless stream of sight gags, many of them revolving around his bickering with the local post master, played with comic ease by Marin Sais.

Buster Crabbe's heroics almost take a backseat to St. John's monkey shines, as he clearly walks away with the movie!


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