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Prairie Law (1940)

Passed
59 min | Western

Judge Curry is selling Austin's land to nesters and his men are rustling his cattle to provide beef. When the Sheriff accuses butcher Gore of possessing stolen beef, Gore kills him. Curry then holds a quick election to change the county ...See moreJudge Curry is selling Austin's land to nesters and his men are rustling his cattle to provide beef. When the Sheriff accuses butcher Gore of possessing stolen beef, Gore kills him. Curry then holds a quick election to change the county seat so he can preside at the trial. But Brill gets the Governor to change it back and this leads to the big shootout between Curry's men and Brill and the ranchers. Written by Maurice VanAuken See less
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Doris Schroeder (screenplay) | Arthur V. Jones (screenplay) | Bernard McConville (story)
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Updated Jun 14, 1940

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Jun 14, 1940 (United States)

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36 cast members
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George O'Brien
Brill Austin Brill Austin   See fewer
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Virginia Vale
Priscilla Brambull Priscilla Brambull   See fewer
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Dick Hogan
Larry Brambull Larry Brambull   See fewer
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J. Farrell MacDonald
Sheriff Jim Austin Sheriff Jim Austin   See fewer
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Slim Whitaker
Silent Silent   See fewer
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Cy Kendall
Pete Gore (as Cyrus W. Kendall) Pete Gore (as Cyrus W. Kendall)   See fewer
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Paul Everton
Judge Ben Curry Judge Ben Curry   See fewer
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Henry Hall
Franklin Brambull Franklin Brambull   See fewer
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Monte Montague
Sam Sully Sam Sully   See fewer
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Hank Bell
Slim - Juror #3 (uncredited) Slim - Juror #3 (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Teenage Voter (uncredited) Teenage Voter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Brady
Bailiff Suggesting Corral for Jurymen (uncredited) Bailiff Suggesting Corral for Jurymen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Card
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Corbett
Luke - Juror #2 (uncredited) Luke - Juror #2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ellis
Guard at Spring (uncredited) Guard at Spring (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Franey
Man Who Reports Well Is Dry (uncredited) Man Who Reports Well Is Dry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clem Fuller
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar Gahan
Cowhand Musician (uncredited) Cowhand Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Hendricks
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Darryl Hickman
Homesteader's Son (uncredited) Homesteader's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Housman
Smith - Drunken Voter (uncredited) Smith - Drunken Voter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lloyd Ingraham
Hank - Jury Foreman (uncredited) Hank - Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom London
Nester (uncredited) Nester (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cactus Mack
Ed - Juror (uncredited) Ed - Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Nowlin
Man Who Reports Rustling (uncredited) Man Who Reports Rustling (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
Bill - Juror (uncredited) Bill - Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack O'Shea
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud Osborne
Constable Jackson (uncredited) Constable Jackson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vester Pegg
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Rickson
Jake - Henchman (uncredited) Jake - Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rudy Sooter
Guitar Player (uncredited) Guitar Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited) Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Defense Attorney (uncredited) Defense Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Tornek
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hank Worden
Jacobs - Homesteader (uncredited) Jacobs - Homesteader (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 39 votes