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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Carson City (1952) as Worker
When the local stagecoach is raided by bandits, a western banker sinks all of his capital into a railway line.
2.
Captive of Billy the Kid (1952) as Deputy marshal
Five people have a part of the map to the treasure of Billy the Kid. Stanley kills Howard to get his piece. Marshal Rocky Lane poses as a crook and takes the other four pieces figuring the killer will contact him. But Stanley knows he is a Marshal and sets a trap to nab him.
3.
Ridin' the Outlaw Trail (1951) as Guard
4.
Storm Warning (1951) as
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
5.
Frenchie (1951) as
A woman sells her successful business in New Orleans to find the men who killed her father.
6.
Branded (1951) as Burly fellow
A gunman tries to pass himself off as a wealthy ranchers long lost son.
7.
Dallas (1950) as Citizen
A renegade Confederate officer tries to hide his identity while bringing law and order to the West.
8.
Fence Riders (1950) as Pete
9.
Over the Border (1950) as Carl
10.
Cow Town (1950) as Rider cowboy
11.
Gunslingers (1950) as Parsons
12.
Challenge of the Range (1949) as Dugan
13.
The Blazing Trail (1949) as Citizen
14.
Big Jack (1949) as Posse member
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
15.
Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949) as
Drifter Sam Bass shows up in Denton, Texas (soon to host a great horse race) looking for work. Before long, he attracts the attention of pretty storekeeper Katherine Egan (the sheriff's sister) and that wild frontiers woman, Calamity Jane. Circumstances make Sam richer by a very fast race horse. But his seemingly good luck with horses and women leads him to disaster. Will he be forced into a life of crime?
16.
Lawless Code (1949) as Bailey
17.
Brand of Fear (1949) as Larry
Two cowboys try to help the new schoolteacher when she's accosted by bandits.
18.
Renegades of the Sage (1949) as Drew
19.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Westerner
20.
Outlaw Brand (1948) as Gurk
21.
Silver River (1948) as Soldier
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
22.
Blazing Across the Pecos (1948) as Gunsmoke Ballard
23.
The Adventures of Don Coyote (1947) as Steve
Near Border Flats, Don Cyote (Richard Martin, with a "Presenting" billing playing a role quite aptly described in the Comments section), and his friend Sancho (Val Carlor), are interrupted on their way to the fiesta by a fight. A quick intervention on their part prompts ranch owner Maggie Riley (Frances Rafferty, first billed everywhere but here) to hire them. Coyote and Sancho meet her surly, younger brother Ted (Bennie Bartlett) who is wanting Maggie to sell their cattle herd to pay off a bank loan before they lose the ranch. But when they try to drive a herd to market, a gang led by Big Foot Ferguson (Frank Fenton) drives off their cowhands. Ted finds a surveying plumb marked "United Pacific R.R." in a canyon by their ranch. He shows Sheriff Dave Sherman (Marc Cramer) and they learn that the railroad intends to buy a section of Maggie's land, thereby increasing its value. The next day, Coyote, Ted, the sheriff and three deputies drive Maggie's cattle toward Border Flats, and are waylaid by the Fenton gang. But where is Sancho who has disappeared on a mysterious mission?
24.
Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947) as Ed
In yet another version of probably Republics most-used single plot---the basis for "The Leathernecks Have Landed"-"Rough Riders Round-Up", "Guns in the Dark", "Remember Pearl Harbor" and a couple of other films from Republic---and with revisions to fit the Autry mold, Gene Autry(Gene Autry) and his pals Dusty Moran (Bob Steele) and Pokie (Sterling Holloway) are in Mexico where Dusty is killed. With the help of Elena Del Rio (Adele Mara), whose father has also been murdered by unknown assailants, Gene discovers that the killings tie in with a jewel-smuggling scheme.
25.
Buffalo Bill Rides Again (1947) as Hank
Ranchers have been burned out and Buffalo Bill has been called in. He arrives just as Tom Russell is framed for murdering an Indian. Bill gets the Indian Chief to give him three days to find the killer before Tom is turned over to them. With his three days almost up, Bill gets a break when one of his Indian scouts finds the gang's hideout.
26.
Buckaroo from Powder River (1947) as McCall
27.
Heading West (1946) as Red Curlew
28.
Conquest of Cheyenne (1946) as Long
Red Ryder has to help bring in an oil well on Jackson's ranch. Tom Dean found the oil and has started a well. But banker Tuttle hopes to foreclose on the Jackson ranch and has the oil rig burned down.
29.
A Stolen Life (1946) as Boat man
A twin takes her deceased sister''''s place as wife of the man they both love.
30.
Gunman's Code (1946) as Trigger
In this slightly-modified remake of Universal's 1941 "Road Agent", Wells Fargo agents Jack Douglas (Kirby Grant) and Roscoe O'Toole (Fuzzy Knight) are sent after a gang of stage robbers. Donny Burton (Bernard Thomas), brother of Laura Burton (Jane Adams), is implicated before Jack is able to prove that saloon owner Lee Payne (Danny Morton) is the man behind the outlaw gang.
31.
Sheriff of Redwood Valley (1946) as Pete
Redwood Valley residents raise $50,000 for blasting a mountain tunnel to bring a new railroad there. Town leader Bidwell (James Craven) engineers a plot to steal the money and to blame it on the Reno Kid (Bob Steele)who has recently broken out of prison in order to clear himself of false charges that sent him there and caused him to lose his ranch. The badly-wounded sheriff (Tom London) turns his badge over to Red Ryder (Bill Elliott.) Reno visits his wife, Molly (Peggy Stewart) and their ailing son Johnny (John Wayne Wright), and Red, also wounded, is brought there by Little Beaver (Bobby Blake.) There, Red begins to believe Reno's story about being innocent.
32.
Saddle Serenade (1945) as Al Higgins
33.
The Lost Trail (1945) as Joe
34.
His Brother's Ghost (1945) as Madison
Thorne and his gang are wiping out the ranchers. When they get to the Jones ranch they wound Andy. When he dies Billy Carson has his brother Fuzzy become Andy's ghost. They then set out to bring in the gang.
35.
Rustlers of the Badlands (1945) as Heavy
The Durango Kid fights to catch the rustlers who killed an Army officer.
36.
Jeep Herders (1945) as Butch
A wildcat oil outfit is seeking to take over the ranch belonging to Pop Martin (Steve Clark) and his son Bob (Pat Michaels) and daughter Helen (June Carlson). Bob sends his ex-army pals a "stay-way" message, which brings them on the double. The WW II vets use their jeeps, first for a cattle rounduu, and then to round up the gang of crooks, including the crooked family-lawyer Thatcher (Paul Bradley), brains of the gang.
37.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Posse
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
38.
Corpus Christi Bandits (1945) as Tom
In flashback, Mr. Christi relates the story of his father Corpus Christi Jim. After robbing a stage, Jim and partners Rocky and Steve decide to go straight and return the money. But the fourth member of the gang, Spade refuses and leaves. The two former partners soon find themselves on opposite sides of the law.
39.
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) as Attendant
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
40.
The Lonesome Trail (1945) as Spike Brown
41.
Bandits of the Badland (1945) as Bartender
When Sunset's brother is murdered, he quits the Rangers and heads out to find the killer. Posing as a prison escapee gets him into the secret hideout of the gang he suspects. He shows the murder bullet to the gunsmith. But the gunsmith, to satisfy a personal grudge, identifies his enemy instead as the owner of the murder weapon.
42.
Silver City Kid (1944) as Guard
Molybdenum deposits can make a man rich, but Stoner finds that the deposits run under the Clayton Ranch. Judge Ballard wants the Ranch so he has Garvey shoot Steve. When Ruth blames Stoner for the death of Steve, Ballard shoots Stoner and puts the blame on Ruth, who is holding the gun. This way, Ballard has no partners. While Garvey tries to shoot Jack over and over, Jack is looking for evidence to clear Ruth and convict Ballard.
43.
Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944) as Coulter
Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.
44.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
45.
Firebrands of Arizona (1944) as Henchman
46.
Sheriff of Las Vegas (1944) as Sheriff Lonergan
When the Sheriff of Las Vegas is killed in a bank holdup, Red Ryder is made the new Sheriff. His first problem arises when the Judge is shot and the Judge's son framed for the murder. Red knows the son is innocent from the type of bullet used and after hiding him from the lynch mob, sets a trap for the man he thinks is behind both the robbery and the murder.
47.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Policeman in "Big Night" number
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
48.
Fuzzy Settles Down (1944) as Rusty
Wishing to settle down, Fuzzy uses his reward money to buy a newspaper. He then raises money for the new telegraph line. When it is stolen, Barlowe incites the towns people to hang him. But his pal Billy Carson is at work to clear him.
49.
Rustlers' Hideout (1944) as Squint
Bringing a herd of cattle to Dave Crockett, Billy halts before going through the pass where many herds have been rustled. He is right as there are two men after Crockett's ranch and packing plant which will be theirs if Crockett fails to pay off his note. When their attempt to get Crockett's son in financial trouble is broken up by Billy and their men fail to rustle the herd, they then poison the water hole.
50.
Wild Horse Phantom (1944) as Mofett
Billy Carson gets the Governor to let Daggett and his gang escape from prison in hopes that they will lead him to the money they got when they robbed the bank. Billy and Fuzzy trail the gang to an old mine, but it looks like Billy's plan will fail when Daggett is unable to remember where he hid the money.
51.
Guns of the Law (1944) as Tom Binns
The 11th in the series of 14 "Texas Rangers" westerns from P.R.C. that starred Dave O'Brien and Jim Newill, before Newill was replaced by Tex Ritter in the concluding eight films of a very bad 22-films series: Lillian Wilkins (Jennifer Holt) and her old Civil War Veteran Uncle Jed Wilkins (Budd Buster)own a ranch through which a pipeline will be laid. They are unaware of this but Dan Tyndall (Robert Barron), Joe Hyslop (Bob Kortman) and Tom Binns (Frank McCarroll) are aware of the possibilities for a quick profit and set out to prove through crooked-surveyor Sam Brisco (Jack Ingram)that the land has been improperly surveyed and not rightfully the possession of the Wilkins. They go to family friend and attorney Kendall Lowther (Charles King) for advice and this is not a good move as Lowther is actually the brains behind the scheme to beat them out of their property. But Texas Rangers Tex Wyatt (Dave O'brien) and Jim Steele (Jim Newill) show up to take a hand on the side of the Wilkins. That also means that Panhandle Perkins (Guy Wilkerson), accompained by Lee Zahler's horrific comedy scoring, will also show up. Wilkerson's comedy and Zahler's music is enough to make one root for the villains. This one has so many villains that Bud Osborne is relagated to playing a good guy role.
52.
Wyoming Hurricane (1944) as Henchman
53.
Outlaws of Santa Fe (1944) as Bill
54.
Song of Nevada (1944) as Cowboy
When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding.
55.
Fugitive from Sonora (1943) as Harris
56.
Robin Hood of the Range (1943) as Rider
Steve Malone (Charles Starrett), an orphan raised by an early-day railroad pioneer, assumes a masked disguise to help the homesteaders who are being deprived of their ranches by a railroad land grab. To do this, he has to go up against Henry Malone (Kenneth MacDonald), his foster parent.
57.
Land of Hunted Men (1943) as Tabasco
58.
Law and Order (1940) as Townsman
Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon brings law and order. When Daggetts men ambush him he kills Poe's brother. Poe then kills Bill's friend Brant and this leads to the showdown.
59.
Covered Wagon Trails (1940) as
A wagon train of settlers is approaching Prairieville and rancher Allen is out to stop them by having some of his men join the train and poison the horses. When Jack Cameron arrives in Prairieville with replacement horses, he learns his brother who was with the train has been murdered. A piece of his brother's clothing identifies a member of the gang and Jack sets out to find the rest of them and also deliver the horses.
60.
Code of the Rangers (1938) as Al
61.
The Missing Guest (1938) as Oscar
62.
Outlaws of the Prairie (1937) as Outlaw bulldog
63.
Valley of Terror (1937) as Hank [Taylor]
A cowboy finds himself in jail for rustling cattle. His buddy gets the idea to form a lynch mob in the hopes of arranging his escape once the mob takes him out of jail. However, things don't quite work out the way he planned.
64.
West of Nevada (1936) as Slade Sangree
When a gang tries to rob Haldain, Jim and Walla Walla break it up. Haldain is carrying stuffed animals and Jim's suspicion that they are stuffed with gold is soon confirmed. The gang's boss is banker Cutting and he is after Haldain's gold. He also receives Jim's mail at his bank and changes one of Jim's letters to make it look like Jim is after the gold. His sends Haldain's daughter after her father thereby leading the gang to the secret gold field.
65.
66.
67.
Les Misérables (1935) as Javert's aide in chase
An obsessed policeman relentlessly pursues an escaped convict.
68.
Blazing Guns (1934) as Duke Craven [also known as Slugs Raton]
69.
Fighting Through (1934) as Frank

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