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Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains (1948)

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270 min | Action, Western

When Tex Granger rides into Three Buttes, Helen Kent persuades him to buy the local newspaper. However, loan shark Rance Carson appoints the bandit Blaze Talbot as town marshal to act as his enforcer and soon the town is in chaos. With ...See moreWhen Tex Granger rides into Three Buttes, Helen Kent persuades him to buy the local newspaper. However, loan shark Rance Carson appoints the bandit Blaze Talbot as town marshal to act as his enforcer and soon the town is in chaos. With fighting between rival gangs, Tex dons a mask to become The Midnight Rider of the Plains and bring the criminals to justice. Written by GusF See less
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Arthur Hoerl (screenplay) | Lewis Clay (screenplay) | Harry L. Fraser (screenplay) (as Harry Fraser) | Royal K. Cole (screenplay) | George H. Plympton (story)
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Updated Apr 1, 1948

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Apr 1, 1948 (United States)

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36 cast members
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Robert Kellard
Tex Granger, The Night Rider Tex Granger, The Night Rider   See fewer
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Peggy Stewart
Helen Kent Helen Kent   See fewer
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Robert 'Buzz' Henry
Timmy Perkins (as Buzz Henry) Timmy Perkins (as Buzz Henry)   See fewer
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Smith Ballew
Marshal Blaze Marshal Blaze   See fewer
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Jack Ingram
Reno, Gang Leader Reno, Gang Leader   See fewer
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I. Stanford Jolley
Rance Carson Rance Carson   See fewer
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Terry Frost
Luke Adams, Carson Henchman [Chs.1-6] Luke Adams, Carson Henchman [Chs.1-6]   See fewer
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Jim Diehl
Conroy, Carson Henchman Conroy, Carson Henchman   See fewer
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Britt Wood
Sandy White Sandy White   See fewer
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Tiny Brauer
Morgan, Carson Henchman (as Bill Brauer) Morgan, Carson Henchman (as Bill Brauer)   See fewer
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Duke
Duke, the Dog (as Duke the Wonder Dog) Duke, the Dog (as Duke the Wonder Dog)   See fewer
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Hank Bell
Flapjack (uncredited) Flapjack (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Marshal Peterson (uncredited) Marshal Peterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edmund Cobb
Eddie (uncredited) Eddie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Cooper
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George DeNormand
Stage Guard (uncredited) Stage Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Duncan
Chapman (uncredited) Chapman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ellis
Crane (uncredited) Crane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Evans
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Fawcett
Express Agent Lowery (uncredited) Express Agent Lowery (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Felix
Talbot Henchman (uncredited) Talbot Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Ferguson
Del Richards (uncredited) Del Richards (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Hannan
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hart
Crane (uncredited) Crane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles King
Flint (uncredited) Flint (uncredited)   See fewer
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Knox Manning
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Troy Melton
Barfly (uncredited) Barfly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Moody
Wilkins (uncredited) Wilkins (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Parker
Driska (uncredited) Driska (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marshall Reed
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sowards
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rusty Wescoatt
Henchman Reno (Ch's 5,11) (uncredited) Henchman Reno (Ch's 5,11) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wally West
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slim Whitaker
Joe Hall (uncredited) Joe Hall (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Wyatt Sr.
Matt Stark (uncredited) Matt Stark (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 19 votes