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Riders of the Pony Express (1949)

Approved | | Western | 13 May 1949 (USA)
In a rigged gunfight Tom Blake is forced to shoot a man in self defense and is then hunted for murder. After a long trip fleeing the posse he uses a false name and joins the Pony Express ... See full summary »

Director:

Michael Salle

Writer:

Michael Salle (original screenplay)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ken Curtis ... Tom Blake - posing as Tom Bledsoe
Shug Fisher ... 'Doc' Baker (as 'Shug' Fisher)
Cathy Douglas Cathy Douglas ... Judy Blair
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Eddie Lund (as Billy Benedict)
Billy Hammond Billy Hammond ... Tex Jarvis
Eddie McLean Eddie McLean ... Mac Duncan
Truman Van Dyke Truman Van Dyke ... Steven Blair
John Dehner ... John Dakin (Joseph Dakin in credits)
Lou Marcelle Lou Marcelle ... Cutter - Henchman
Rodd Redwing ... Bearclaw - Henchman (as Rod Redwing)
Flicka Flicka ... Tom's Horse
Zane Zane ... Tom's Horse
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Storyline

In a rigged gunfight Tom Blake is forced to shoot a man in self defense and is then hunted for murder. After a long trip fleeing the posse he uses a false name and joins the Pony Express which is just about to commence operatons. Relegated to the most dangerous section of the route, he finds himself fighting the District Manager's scheme to sabotage the inital run. But just then a wanted poster with his picture on it arrives. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1949 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kayson See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Red River Valley
(uncredited)
Traditional
Sung by Ken Curtis
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