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South of Death Valley (1949)

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54 min | Western

Steve Downing, aka The Durango Kid, comes to Nugget City to investigate the murder of his brother-in-law, owner of the Carr Mine. Molly Tavish warns him to leave town or get killed because her brothers are the leaders of a ranching clan in...See moreSteve Downing, aka The Durango Kid, comes to Nugget City to investigate the murder of his brother-in-law, owner of the Carr Mine. Molly Tavish warns him to leave town or get killed because her brothers are the leaders of a ranching clan in a conflict against the miners. Sam Ashton, the miner's leaders, starts the rumor that Tommy Tavish killed Steve's relative' then Tommy is killed and Steve's hat is left at the scene of the crime. Steve, with the aid of Smiley BUrnette, breaks jail and, as the Durango Kid, goes after the people who are behind the lawlessness. Written by Les Adams See less
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Director
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James Gruen (story) | Earle Snell (screenplay)
Cinematographer
Fayte M. Browne (as Fayte Browne)
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Updated Aug 8, 1949

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Aug 8, 1949 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Charles Starrett
Steve Downey aka The Durango Kid Steve Downey aka The Durango Kid   See fewer
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Gail Davis
Molly Tavish Molly Tavish   See fewer
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Fred F. Sears
Sam Ashton (as Fred Sears) Sam Ashton (as Fred Sears)   See fewer
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Lee Roberts
Scotty Tavish Scotty Tavish   See fewer
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Richard Emory
Tommy Tavish Tommy Tavish   See fewer
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Clayton Moore
Henchman Brad Henchman Brad   See fewer
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Tommy Duncan
Tommy, Band Leader Tommy, Band Leader   See fewer
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Band Members (Guitar, Fiddle, Bass and Steel Guitar) Band Members (Guitar, Fiddle, Bass and Steel Guitar)   See fewer
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Smiley Burnette
Marshal Smiley Burnette Marshal Smiley Burnette   See fewer
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Jack Evans
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kermit Maynard
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Morrell
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jason Robards Sr.
Major Porter Mullen - Assayer (uncredited) Major Porter Mullen - Assayer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Robinson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sowards
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Blackie Whiteford
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Wyatt Sr.
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 42 votes