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Stagecoach Kid (1949)

Approved | | Western | 1 June 1949 (USA)
Crooked ranch foreman Thatcher sends his two henchmen, Parnell and Clint, out to murder his boss, wealthy Peter Arnold who has just arrived to retire on his ranch, bringing in tow his ... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers

Writers:

Norman Houston (story), Norman Houston (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tim Holt ... Dave Collins
Richard Martin ... Chito Rafferty
Jeff Donnell ... Jessie Arnold
Joe Sawyer ... Thatcher
Thurston Hall ... Peter Arnold
Carol Hughes ... Birdie
Robert Bray ... Clint - Henchman
Robert B. Williams ... Parnell
Kenneth MacDonald ... Sheriff
Harry Harvey ... Stage Agent
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Storyline

Crooked ranch foreman Thatcher sends his two henchmen, Parnell and Clint, out to murder his boss, wealthy Peter Arnold who has just arrived to retire on his ranch, bringing in tow his daughter, tomboy Jessie, who despises western life and can't wait to run off back to San Francisco. Stagecoach line owner Dave Collins and his sidekick Chito show up just in time to deter the attackers. Collins isn't done yet, though, as a gold shipment sent on one of his stages is stolen by Parnell and Clint, one of whom is recognized by Jessie, attempting to escape back to the west coast. Collins has his hands full trying to retrieve the stolen gold, and dealing with Jessie, who's fallen head-over-heels in love with him. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Stagecoach holdup sets stage for murder! See more »

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diligência Fatídica See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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In the opening scene the stagecoach driver is on the left side of the box and is still there before the outlaws attack, but during the attack the driver is on the right side. See more »

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One of the best Tim Holt westerns
27 May 2001 | by segstefSee all my reviews

Has a similar theme as "West of the Pecos" where a lady disguises herself briefly as a boy. This movie was fun to watch. Different from many Tim Holt westerns-he goes by another name in this movie,his character and Chito are not mending fences,and surprise, surprise-he gets the girl at the end. The ending is typical with a lady chasing Chito.


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