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Prairie Gunsmoke (1942)

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56 min | Music, Western

To win possession of the ranches he holds mortgages on, crooked banker Jim Kelton (Tristram Coffin) has his henchmen led by Spike Allen (Joe McGuinn) raid the ranches and stampede the cattle herds thereby ensuring the ranchers can't meet ...See moreTo win possession of the ranches he holds mortgages on, crooked banker Jim Kelton (Tristram Coffin) has his henchmen led by Spike Allen (Joe McGuinn) raid the ranches and stampede the cattle herds thereby ensuring the ranchers can't meet their notes. U. S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok (Bill Elliott) arrives and is immediately distrusted by Tex Terrell (Tex Ritter) because of Hickok's policy of enforcing the letter of the law. But when Hickok rescues rancher Henry Wade (Hal Price) and his daughter Lucy (Virginia Carroll) from the Kelton gang, Tex joins with Hickok to use the law against Kelton. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Jack Ganzhorn (story) | Fred Myton (screenplay)
Producer
Cinematographer
Benjamin H. Kline (as Benjamin Kline)
Editor
Art Seid (as Arthur Seid)
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Updated Jul 16, 1942

Release date
Jul 16, 1942 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Bill Elliott
Wild Bill Hickok Wild Bill Hickok   See fewer
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Tex Ritter
Tex Terrell Tex Terrell   See fewer
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Frank Mitchell
Cannonball Cannonball   See fewer
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Virginia Carroll
Lucy Wade Lucy Wade   See fewer
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Hal Price
Henry Wade Henry Wade   See fewer
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Tristram Coffin
Jim Kelton Jim Kelton   See fewer
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Joe McGuinn
Henchman Spike Allen Henchman Spike Allen   See fewer
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Frosty Royce
Henchman Sam Henchman Sam   See fewer
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Rick Anderson
Dan Whipple Dan Whipple   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Clark
Rancher Buck (uncredited) Rancher Buck (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Conrad
Henchman Red (uncredited) Henchman Red (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Cooper
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Evans
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Hack
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Jones
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Mix
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milburn Morante
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Morrell
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Parker
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Francis Walker
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 9 votes