|Oklahoma Frontier 1939 N/R, 58 min.|
Director: Ford Beebe
Cast: Johnny Mack Brown, Bob Baker, Fuzzy Knight, Anne Gwynne, James Blaine, Bob Kortman, Charles King, Harry Tenbrook, Lane Chandler, Horace Murphy, Lloyd Ingraham, Joe De La Cruz
The land rush is on as homesteaders vie for territory in Oklahoma, and former Marshall Jeff (Johnny Mack Brown) is no exception. But, land grabbers frame Jeff after stealing a map showing his territory and that of friend Tom (Bob Baker). After Tom is killed, Jeff takes care of the situation with help from Windy (Fuzzy Knight), and Jeff and Tom's sister (Anne Gwynne) ride off in the sunset together.
|Overland Mail 1942 N/R, 275 min.|
Director: Ford Beebe, John Rawlins
Cast: Lon Chaney Jr., Helen Parrish, Don Terry, Noah Beery Jr., Bob Baker, Noah Beery, Tom Chatterton, Charles Stevens, Robert Barron, Harry Cording, Marguerite De La Motte, Ben Taggart
In this 15-episode serial, government agents Jim Lane (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Sierra Pete (Noah Beery Jr.) investigate what's going on with mail deliveries that are being ambushed. It's all about getting the franchise, and the bad guys dress up as Indians to divert the blame.
|Ride 'Em Cowboy 1942 N/R, 84 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Musical / Western
Director: Arthur Lubin
Cast: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Ella Fitzgerald, Samuel S. Hinds, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Joe McMichael, Douglass Dumbrille, Johnny Mack Brown, Mary Lou Cook, Morris Ankrum, Bob Baker, Hank Belll
Duke (Bud Abbott) and Willoughby (Lou Costello) are peanut vendors who leave New York to become cowboys on a dude ranch out West. The story is funny as Duke and Willoughby, who know nothing about cowboys and horses, try to adapt to their new surroundings. Ella Fitzgerald is not to be missed as she sings "A Tisket, A Tasket."
|Susan Slade 1961 N/R, 116 min.|
Director: Delmer Daves
Cast: Troy Donahue, Connie Stevens, Dorothy McGuire, Lloyd Nolan, Brian Aherne, Grant Williams, Natalie Schafer, Kent Smith, Bert Convy, Guy Wilkerson, Maurice Wells, Ramsay Hill, Everett Glass, John A. Alonzo, Bob Baker
Seventeen-year-old Susan Slade (Connie Stevens) ends up pregnant after having an affair with Conn White (Grant Williams) who dies when he falls off Mt. McKinley. Susan attempts suicide, but Hoyt Brecker (Troy Donahue) rescues her. She confesses to her parents, Roger and Leah (Lloyd Nolan and Dorothy McGuire) that she is pregnant, and they take her to Guatemala to have the baby. She has the baby, and then Roger dies of a heart attack. Susan and Leah return home to California, and Leah pretends that she is the baby's mother. Now, Hoyt and aspiring author Wells Corbett (Bert Convy) propose to Susan, but she refuses both of their offers. After her baby is badly burned in an accident, Susan confesses that she is the mother. Wells loses interest in Susan, but Hoyt is still smitten. Will Susan marry Hoyt and live happily ever after?
|1. Oklahoma Frontier (1939)|
2. Overland Mail (1942)
3. Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
4. Susan Slade (1961)
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