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Lightning Strikes West (1940)

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55 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after the gold and they overpower Morgan, get the map, ...See moreWhen Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after the gold and they overpower Morgan, get the map, and head for the treasure. But Morgan and Tod Grant are soon on their trail. Written by Maurice VanAuken See less
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Director
Harry L. Fraser (as Harry Fraser)
Writers
Martha Chapin (screenplay) | Harry L. Fraser (story) (as Munro Talbot)
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Release date
Jun 1, 1940 (United States)

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19 cast members
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Ken Maynard
Lightning Ken Morgan Lightning Ken Morgan   See fewer
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Claire Rochelle
Mae Grant Mae Grant   See fewer
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Bob Terry
Tad Grant (as Robert Terry) Tad Grant (as Robert Terry)   See fewer
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Michael Vallon
Butch Taggart Butch Taggart   See fewer
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Charles King
Joe Lakin Joe Lakin   See fewer
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Reed Howes
Frank - Henchman Frank - Henchman   See fewer
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Dick Dickinson
Mack - Henchman Mack - Henchman   See fewer
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George Chesebro
2nd Sheriff 2nd Sheriff   See fewer
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John Elliott
Dr. Jenkins Dr. Jenkins   See fewer
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William Gould
Marshal Jim Correy (as Wm. Gould) Marshal Jim Correy (as Wm. Gould)   See fewer
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Tarzan
Ken's Horse Ken's Horse   See fewer
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Jack Evans
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar Gahan
Posse Rider (uncredited) Posse Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Hannan
Posse Rider (uncredited) Posse Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Mathews
Posse Rider (uncredited) Posse Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Matthews
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Palmer
Posse Rider (uncredited) Posse Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Peters
Eddie - Bartender (uncredited) Eddie - Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally West
Posse Rider (uncredited) Posse Rider (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 48 votes