|The Big Sombrero 1949 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Frank McDonald
Cast: Gene Autry, Elena Verdugo, George J. Lewis, Vera Marshe, William Edmunds, Martin Garralaga, Gene Roth, Alex Montoya, Joe Kirk, Stephen Dunne, Neyle Morrow, Artie Ortego, Pierce Lyden, Joe Dominguez, Sam Bernard
Gene Autry is the foreman of a ranch owned by Estrellita Estrada (Elena Verdugo). Her fiance, James Garland (Stephen Dunne), however, is really after her ranch, which he intends to sell after they tie the knot. But, never fear, Gene smells a rat and saves the day. Plenty of music.
|Blackmail 1939 N/R, 81 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: H.C. Potter
Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart, Bobs Watson, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, John Wray, Arthur Hohl, Esther Dale, Joseph Crehan, Victor Kilian, Eddy Chandler, Robert Middlemass, Cy Kendall, Joe Dominguez, Ed Montoya
Edward G. Robinson plays John Ingram who, although innocent, is sent to prison. Ingram escapes and heads for Oklahoma where he starts a new business fighting oil fires and marries Helen (Ruth Hussey). All goes well–until William Ramey appears on the scene, blackmails Ingram, takes over the business, and sends him back to prison. But, Ingram again escapes and, this time, gets a confession from Ramey.
|Breed of the Border 1933 N/R, 58 min.|
aka: Speed Brent Wins
Director: Robert N. Bradbury
Cast: Bob Steele, Marion Byron, Ernie Adams, George "Gabby" Hayes, Herman Hack, Henry Roquemore, Fred Cavens, John Elliott, Perry Murdock, Bob Card, Horace B. Carpenter, Hal Price, Joe Dominguez, Fred Parker, Blackie Whiteford
Cowboy/racecar driver "Speed" Brent (Bob Steele) is hired by bad-guy Joe (Ernie Adams) to drive him to the Mexican border. But, Brent is knocked out by one of Joe's henchmen and awakens to find that the gang has stolen bonds from Brent's friend. Brent hits the road to bring Joe and his gang to justice.
|Green Fire 1954 N/R, 99 min.|
Director: Andrew Marton
Cast: Stewart Granger, Grace Kelly, Paul Douglas, John Ericson, Murvyn Vye, Jose Torvay, Joe Dominguez, Charlita, Rico Alaniz
Set in Columbia, Ryan X. Mitchell (Stewart Granger) ponders the dilemma of choosing between greed–represented by money from his emerald mine–and love–depicted in the beautiful Catherine Knowland (Grace Kelly) whose coffee plantation will be ruined if he changes the course of the river to increase profits.
|I Love You, Alice B. Toklas 1968 R, 95 min.|
Director: Hy Averback
Cast: Peter Sellers, Jo Van Fleet, Leigh Taylor-Young, Joyce Van Patten, David Arkin, Herb Edelman, Grady Sutton, Sidney Clute, Roy E. Glenn Sr., Joe Dominguez
During his midlife crisis, a Jewish lawyer (Peter Sellers) becomes a hippie and drops out of society after eating some marijuana-laced treats. Sellers at his very best.
|The Ride Back 1957 N/R, 79 min.|
Director: Allen H. Miner
Cast: Anthony Quinn, William Conrad, Jorge Trevino, Lita Milan, Ellen Hope Monroe, Louis Towers, Victor Millan, Joe Dominguez
When a Texas lawman, Hamish (William Conrad), captures outlaw Kallen (Anthony Quinn) in Mexico, he needs help from his captive to survive the return journey to the United States.
|Riders of the Desert 1932 N/R, 58 min.|
Director: Robert N. Bradbury
Cast: Bob Steele, George "Gabby" Hayes, John Elliott, Horace B. Carpenter, Joe Dominguez, Greg Whitespear, Gertrude Messinger, Al St. John, Louise Carver, Tex O'Neill, Earl Dwire, Bob Burns, Frank Ellis, Blackie Whiteford, Glenn Strange
While Bob Houston (Bob Steele) is riding shotgun on a stagecoach, it is robbed and the driver killed. Bob's father (John Elliott) tells him that the Arizona Rangers have now disbanded and nothing can be done. Bob goes back to college, and when he returns one-year later he learns that Hashknife Brooks (George "Gabby" Hayes) had been arrested for the robbery and murder and that he has escaped from prison. After Hashknife kills Ranger Captain Jim (Horace B. Carpenter) who is the father of Bob's girlfriend Barbara (Gertrude Messinger), Bob and the Rangers, who have banded together again, track down Hashknife and his gang. Lots of action.
|Streets of Laredo 1949 G, 92 min.|
Director: Leslie Fenton
Cast: William Holden, William Bendix, Macdonald Carey, Mona Freeman, Stanley Ridges, Alfonso Bedoya, Ray Teal, Clem Bevans, James Bell, Joe Dominguez, Dick Foote, Grandon Rhodes, Perry Ivins, Byron Foulger, Hank Bell
In this remake of 1936's "The Texas Rangers," outlaws Jim Dawkins (William Holden) and Wahoo Jones (William Bendix) turn to the side of law and order when they become Texas Rangers. Later, they are forced to capture a former cohort, Lorn Reming (Macdonald Carey). 1 User Review
|Durango 05/14/2011 |
| One of the better westerns|
|1. The Big Sombrero (1949)|
2. Blackmail (1939)
3. Breed of the Border (1933)
aka: Speed Brent Wins
4. Green Fire (1954)
5. I Love You, Alice B. Toklas (1968)
6. The Ride Back (1957)
7. Riders of the Desert (1932)
8. Streets of Laredo (1949)
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