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Overland Mail (1942)

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279 min | Adventure, Western

Two investigators for a stagecoach company are assigned to find out why the company's stages keep being ambushed. They discover that the culprits are white men disguised as Indians, and they set out to discover who is behind the plot.
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Writers
Paul Huston (screenplay) | George H. Plympton (screenplay) | Griffin Jay (screenplay) | Brenda Weisberg (screenplay) | Johnston McCulley (original story)
Cinematographers
Editors
Joseph Gluck (as Joseph Glick) | D. Pat Kelley (as Patrick Kelley) | Louis Sackin | Alvin Todd
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Updated Sep 22, 1942

Release date
Sep 22, 1942 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Lon Chaney Jr.
Jim Lane Jim Lane   See fewer
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Helen Parrish
Barbara Gilbert Barbara Gilbert   See fewer
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Noah Beery Jr.
Sierra Pete Sierra Pete   See fewer
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Don Terry
Buckskin Billy Burke Buckskin Billy Burke   See fewer
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Bob Baker
Bill Cody [Chs.1,14] Bill Cody [Chs.1,14]   See fewer
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Noah Beery
Frank Chadwick (as Noah Beery Sr.) Frank Chadwick (as Noah Beery Sr.)   See fewer
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Tom Chatterton
Tom Gilbert Tom Gilbert   See fewer
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Charles Stevens
Puma - Henchman Puma - Henchman   See fewer
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Robert Barron
Charles Darson Charles Darson   See fewer
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Harry Cording
Sam Gregg - Henchman Sam Gregg - Henchman   See fewer
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Marguerite De La Motte
Rose - the Waitress [Chs. 1, 8] Rose - the Waitress [Chs. 1, 8]   See fewer
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Ben Taggart
Lamont [Chs. 7-8] Lamont [Chs. 7-8]   See fewer
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Jack Rockwell
Slade - Hired Gunman [Chs. 8-9] Slade - Hired Gunman [Chs. 8-9]   See fewer
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Riley Hill
Mack - Henchman (as Roy Harris) Mack - Henchman (as Roy Harris)   See fewer
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Carleton Young
Lem - Henchman Lem - Henchman   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Jake - Henchman Jake - Henchman   See fewer
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Jack Rube Clifford
Sheriff Tyler [Chs. 8-10] (as Jack Clifford) Sheriff Tyler [Chs. 8-10] (as Jack Clifford)   See fewer
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Chief Many Treaties
Chief Black Cloud Chief Black Cloud   See fewer
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Chief Thundercloud
Chief Many Moons [Ch. 13] (as Thunder Cloud) Chief Many Moons [Ch. 13] (as Thunder Cloud)   See fewer
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Roy Bucko
Townsman [ch. 13-14] (uncredited) Townsman [ch. 13-14] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Post Defender [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Post Defender [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Casey
Stageline Employee [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Stageline Employee [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Iron Eyes Cody
Indian [Chs. 1-2, 5-6, 10-11] (uncredited) Indian [Chs. 1-2, 5-6, 10-11] (uncredited)   See fewer
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J.W. Cody
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Corey
Lynch Mob Member [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited) Lynch Mob Member [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Desmond
Williams - Banker [Chs. 5, 12] (uncredited) Williams - Banker [Chs. 5, 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Dillard
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curley Dresden
Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited) Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ellis
Townsman [Ch. 13] (uncredited) Townsman [Ch. 13] (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Gould
Colonel Medford [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Colonel Medford [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Hall
Mr. Crabtree [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Mr. Crabtree [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Hannan
Posseman at Cave [Ch. 15] (uncredited) Posseman at Cave [Ch. 15] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Hazel
Stageline Employee [Ch. 15] (uncredited) Stageline Employee [Ch. 15] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Mason
Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited) Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bud McClure
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Moss
Ben Briston - Wagonmaster [Ch. 2] (uncredited) Ben Briston - Wagonmaster [Ch. 2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buck Moulton
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Murphy
Townsman [Chs. 9, 12] (uncredited) Townsman [Chs. 9, 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Nestell
Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited) Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave O'Donnell
Cavalry Orderly [Ch. 3] (uncredited) Cavalry Orderly [Ch. 3] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack O'Shea
Freighter (uncredited) Freighter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Artie Ortego
Indian [Chs. 1, 3, 9-10, 13] / Townsman [Ch. 8] (uncredited) Indian [Chs. 1, 3, 9-10, 13] / Townsman [Ch. 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Palmer
Townsman / Phony Indian (uncredited) Townsman / Phony Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Pershing
Captain Hinton [Chs. 3,15] (uncredited) Captain Hinton [Chs. 3,15] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles R. Phipps
Dr. Burnside [Chs. 8-9, 15] (uncredited) Dr. Burnside [Chs. 8-9, 15] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Rickaby
Minnie - the Hag [Ch. 12] (uncredited) Minnie - the Hag [Ch. 12] (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sherwood
Leiutenant Turner [Chs. 7-8] (uncredited) Leiutenant Turner [Chs. 7-8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Steele
Pony Express Rider [Ch. 2] (uncredited) Pony Express Rider [Ch. 2] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Taylor
Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited) Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Taylor [Ch. 1] (uncredited) Taylor [Ch. 1] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Teal
Phony Indian [Ch. 5] (uncredited) Phony Indian [Ch. 5] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tenbrook
Miles - Stage Driver [Ch. 10] (uncredited) Miles - Stage Driver [Ch. 10] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackjack Ward
Wrangler [Ch. 9] (uncredited) Wrangler [Ch. 9] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
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William Wilkerson
Indian [Chs. 2, 5, 11] (uncredited) Indian [Chs. 2, 5, 11] (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Wills
Wagon Man [Ch. 5] (uncredited) Wagon Man [Ch. 5] (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 47 votes