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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 15, 1973|
|Born:||February 5, 1918||Cause of Death:||cancer|
|Birth Place:||Beverly Hills, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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An earthquake unleashes a horde of giant prehistoric monsters.
Two cowhands sign on to protect a wagon train.
Cowboys fight bandits trying to take over the trails.
Two cowhands join forces with a lady Marshall to fight a land-grabbing scheme.
A cowboy doesn''''t realize the man he''''s been hired to drive to Mexico is an outlaw.
A cattle inspector runs a rustling ring on the side.
A cowboy tries to prevent the sabotage of a transcontinental telegraph.
A shipping magnate uses murder to escape an old debt.
A pair of cowboys take on train robbers.
A deported gangster causes problems for guests at a Mexican resort.
Two cowboys hunt down the killers of a young boy''''s parents.
Highwaymen invade a road built by cowboys.
A cowboy signs on to stop gunrunners from crossing the Mexican border.
In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Rankin (Douglas Fowley) to kidnap Tug's sweetheart Jane Whipple (Eliane Riley). Rankin hides Jane and then demands half the mine from the other crooks. Dave Saunders (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), friends of Tug's, find Jane and taker her to safety. The conspirators then shoot Rankin, capture Tug and force him to take them to his claim. Dave and Chito are close behind.
Two drifters get caught in the middle during a cattlemen-sheep men feud.
Texas rangers try to infiltrate a band of counterfeiters.
Two cowboys fight to protect a jewel shipment slated to help Mexican earthquake victims.
Stagecoach owners try to save a friend''s ranch from crooks.
When he thinks his brother has let him down, a cowboy goes bad.
Two cowboys get mixed up in rustling and counterfeit schemes.
A cowboy is accused of his father''s murder.
Two ranch hands try to save the boss's son from a gambling debt.
Two marshals take on a Wild West Robin Hood.
A disgraced veteran wanders the West alone until he decides to help a battered woman.
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
An outlaw leader uses a forged Spanish land grant to claim land from the local ranchers.
A cowboy tries to stop outlaws from hijacking food supplies intended for an Indian reservation.
Two drifters are falsely accused of murder.
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''s footsteps.
Dave and Chito are working for Melburn who is looking for wild horses. Olmstead has his men looking for then also. When Dave finds them first, Olmstead buys them from Melburn and then kills him. A clue leads Dave to Olmstead's where he breaks in and finds the murder weapon. When he takes his evidence to the Marshal he learns Olmstead has been murdered and he is the one under arrest.
"Thunder Mountain" is the first of Tim Holt's 29 postwar westerns spread over the five year period from June, 1947 to June, 1952. While the film has one Zane Grey title, it has more elements in it from Grey's "To the Last Man" than from Grey's "Thunder Mountain", a not uncommon practice by RKO when dealing with the works of Zane Grey. This one had Marvin Harley (Tim Holt) returning to his Arizona ranch and finding it about to be sold for taxes. It has been in charge of his Mexican-Irish friend Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin.) Local saloon-keeper Trimble Carson (Harry Woods), his friend Johnny Blue (Tom Keene as Richard Powers) and Sheriff Bagley (Harry Harvey) have information that the ranch is to be the site of a dam and plot to obtain it. Plus, neighboring ranchers Ellen Jorth (Martha Hyer) and her brothers, Chick (Steve Brodie) and Lee (Robert Clarke), are antagonistic toward Hayden because of an old family feud between the Jorths and Haydens. Ellen and Hayden meet while looking for boundary markers between their lands and find stakes bearing the name of the water company. They conclude that Carson is trying to revive the old feud in hopes that one of the firey Jorths will kill Hayden. Later, Carson and Blue kill Chick by bashing his head with a rock so that Hayden, who is known not to carry a gun, will be charged with the murder. Hayden is jailed, but learns from family attorney James Gardner (Jason Robards, the father who was never billed as Jason Robards Sr., ) that there is still money in his ranch account that will pay the taxes, but the crooked sheriff stalls on accepting the payment. Chito and dance-hall girl Ginger Kelly (Virginia Owen) find evidence implicating Carson in the killing of Chick Jorth. Chito rescues Hayden from the jail, and they go after Carson and Blue. The latter are killed in a gun battle, the feud is settled and peace reigns as Hayden pairs off with Ellen, and Chito with Ginger.
When the Tonto Rim gang attack Brad's stagecoach, they take the strongbox and kill one of his workers. Learning the gang member Patton is in jail, Brad gets himself thrown in also. Chito helps break him out and he takes Patton with him. Patton leads him to the Tonto Rim hideout, but needing to get to the Sheriff, Brad finds himself a prisoner.
When the Clantons steal his family's cattle and kill his brother, Wyatt Earp signs on as sheriff of Tombstone and vows to bring them in.
A Western bank president is framed on embezzlement charges.
A German-American girl is forced to enter a Hitler youth program.
A cowboy risks his life to infiltrate an outlaw band.
Two cowhands are wrongly jailed as members of a murderous gang.
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
A crook tries to bleed cattle ranchers by tying up local water rights.
A cowboy pretends to be a vigilante.
A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
A landowner''''s will leaves his ranch to anyone who''''s served two years in prison.
A cowboy takes on a band of cattle rustlers single-handedly.
Three cowboys find that a U.S. Marshal relative is an impostor.
A young contractor fights off outlaws out to sabotage the telephone line he's building.
Railroad agents frame a landowner who wont sell out to them.
Two cowboys go undercover to catch a rustler on his way to Mexico.
When a woman turns outlaw, she''''s suspected of murder.
A young man fights to keep his father from cheating the owner of a stagecoach line.
A cowboy turns bad for revenge, but cant stomach his new evil ways.
A U.S. Treasury agent takes on a band of counterfeiters.
A woman accepts life in the shadows as the price for her affair with a married man.
A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.
Settlers and traders en route to the West fight off Indian attacks.
When a lawman is mistaken for a killer, he turns the mistake to his advantage.
A group of disparate passengers battle personal demons and each other while racing through Indian country.
A young policeman fights to prove the value of police dogs.
An outlaw kidnaps a dancer and her lover in order to win a bet.
To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger.
A cowardly judge enlists a hot young gunman to help him fight outlaws.
The marriage plans of two college sweethearts go amiss when the girlfriend meets a writer and runs off to marry him.
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
A Texas Ranger discovers the man he''''s chasing for murder is a woman.
After divorcing a society man, a small-town woman tries to build a better life for their daughter.
In this short film, a master blacksmith makes house calls to Hollywood stars'''' homes to pamper their horse''''s hooves. Vitaphone Release 1107A.
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