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Crossed Trails (1948)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Western | 11 April 1948 (USA)
Thirteen-year-old Melissa Hendrix runs away from school to return to her ranch near Mesa City. Her family friend Johnny Mack meets her stage coach, on which Maggie Flynn, on her way to ... See full summary »

Director:

Lambert Hillyer

Writer:

Adele Buffington (original screenplay) (as Colt Remington)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johnny Mack Brown ... Johnny Mack
Raymond Hatton ... Bodie Clark
Lynne Carver ... Maggie Flynn
Douglas Evans Douglas Evans ... Jim Hudson
Kathy Frye ... Melissa Hendrix
Zon Murray ... Curtin - Henchman
Mary MacLaren ... Mrs. Laswell
Ted Adams ... Bill Laswell
Steve Clark ... Blake
Frank LaRue ... Judge
Milburn Morante ... Steve Anderson
Bob Woodward ... Eddie - Henchman (as Robert D. Woodward)
Pierce Lyden ... Prosecuting Attorney
Henry Hall ... Defense Attorney
Hugh Murray Hugh Murray ... Jury Foreman
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Storyline

Thirteen-year-old Melissa Hendrix runs away from school to return to her ranch near Mesa City. Her family friend Johnny Mack meets her stage coach, on which Maggie Flynn, on her way to become a faro dealer at Hudson's saloon, is also a passenger. Melisssa's guardian, Bodie Clark, refuses the offer by Jim Hudson to buy Melissa's ranch, which contains valuable water rights for the whole basin. Bodie threatens Hudson's lawyer, Anderson, when he accuses Bodie of holding onto the ranch for selfish reasons. Bodie and rancher Laswell hear gunshots, and Bodie finds Anderson dead in the bunkhouse. Hudson and Blake accuse Bodie of the murder and have him jailed. After being threatened by Hudson's men, Curtin and Eddie, Laswell refuses to clear Bodie at his trial by revealing he was outside with him when they heard the shots, and Bodie is found guilty. Johnny rescues Laswell from the outlaws and kills Eddie in a gun duel. Hudson's attempt to get a mob to hang Bodie backfires when Johnny arrives ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

PIONEERS...Blazing a Perilous Trail! (original print ad) See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 1948 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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