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Spook Town

Spook Town(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

Dty Gulch Trading Post owner Kurt Fabian (Robert Barron) advances money on mortgages to the local settlers to finance an irrigation program. Three Texas Rangers, Tex Wyatt (Dave "Tex" O'Brien), Jim Steele (Jim Newell) and Panhandle Perkins (Guy Wilkerson) transport the money in a strong box which they place in the Wells Fargo safe as agent Sam Benson (Dick Curtis, for only about the third time in his 200-plus film career he isn't the dyed-in-the-wool villain) assures them that he is the only one who knows the safe combination. Fabian conspires with Bill Gunner (Dick Alexander), Breed Crocker (Bob Cason) and Trigger Booth (Charles King) to steal the money and they fail, but Fabian gets it on his own. Benson is arrested, and a committee of citizens, led by Oscar Perrin (John Elliott) accuse Captain Wyatt (Edward Cassidy) and the Rangers of carelessness and request the resignation of the Captain if the money is not recovered. Fabian owns the abandoned ghost town of "Mystic", and Gunner, Crocker and Booth take him there to force him to tell where he has hidden the money, They shoot at his feet to intimidate him and he dies from fright and shock. Tex, Jim and Panhandle are also searching the town and they find Fabian's body. Benson tells Lucy Warren (Mady Lawrence) that the money may be hidden in the old Wells Fargo office in Mystic and they go there and find the strongbox. Enter Gunner, Crocker and Booth. Enter the Rangers. Gunfight.

Cast & Crew

Elmer Clifton Director
Jim Newill Jim Steele
Guy Wilkerson Panhandle Perkins
Mady Lawrence Lucy Warren
Dick Curtis Sam Benson
Harry Harvey Dry Wash [Thompson]
Edward Cassidy Captain Wyatt
Charles King Trigger Booth
Robert Barron Kurt Fabian
Dick Alexander Bill Gunner
Robert E. Cline Photography
Elmer Clifton Orig scr
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  Comm--Foothill Video;Saturday Showcase; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Producers Releasing Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Alexander-Stern Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  59 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  5,282    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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