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Law and Order (1940)

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57 min | Action, Drama, Music

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...See moreBill 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. Written by Maurice VanAuken See less
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W.R. Burnett (novel "Saint Johnson") | Sherman L. Lowe (screenplay) (as Sherman Lowe) | Victor McLeod (screenplay)
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Updated Nov 28, 1940

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Nov 28, 1940 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Johnny Mack Brown
Bill Ralston Bill Ralston   See fewer
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Fuzzy Knight
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Nell O'Day
Sally Dixon Sally Dixon   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Poe Daggett Poe Daggett   See fewer
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Earle Hodgins
Sheriff Fin Elder Sheriff Fin Elder   See fewer
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Robert Fiske
Ed Deal Ed Deal   See fewer
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Jimmie Dodd
Jimmy Dixon (as James Dodd) Jimmy Dixon (as James Dodd)   See fewer
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William Worthington
Judge Williams Judge Williams   See fewer
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Ted Adams
Walt Daggett Walt Daggett   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Kurt Daggett Kurt Daggett   See fewer
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George Plues
Stagecoach Driver Stagecoach Driver   See fewer
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Harry Humphrey
Cal Dixon Cal Dixon   See fewer
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Robert Barron
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Bucko
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wong Chung
Chinese Man (uncredited) Chinese Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Corey
Cowhand (uncredited) Cowhand (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Cox
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ellis
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Herman Hack
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
Henchman Pete (uncredited) Henchman Pete (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scoop Martin
Musician (uncredited) Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kermit Maynard
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McCarroll
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Meehan
Voting Official (uncredited) Voting Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Nestell
Burly Vote Counter (uncredited) Burly Vote Counter (uncredited)   See fewer
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The Notables
Singing Cowhands (uncredited) Singing Cowhands (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Parkinson
Henchman Alex (uncredited) Henchman Alex (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Polo
Bartender Ed (uncredited) Bartender Ed (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Shannon
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Al Taylor
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 20 votes