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The Dakota Kid (1951)

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60 min | Western

The Dakota Kid (Danny Morton as Dann Morton) is a young outlaw who joins a gang headed by Ace Crandall (Robert Shayne). Crandall's aim is to unseat Sheriff Tom White (James Bell) and then use his power to enrich himself at the community's ...See moreThe Dakota Kid (Danny Morton as Dann Morton) is a young outlaw who joins a gang headed by Ace Crandall (Robert Shayne). Crandall's aim is to unseat Sheriff Tom White (James Bell) and then use his power to enrich himself at the community's expense. Dakota impersonates a long-lost nephew of the sheriff, and is made a marshal. Through his association with the sheriff's grandson, Red White (Michael Chapin) and his friend Judy (Eilene Janssen), plus falling in love with Mary Lewis (Margaret Field), the Kid gradually reforms. Written by Les Adams See less
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Jul 1, 1951 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Michael Chapin
Red White Red White   See fewer
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Eilene Janssen
Judy Dawson Judy Dawson   See fewer
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James Bell
Sheriff Tom White Sheriff Tom White   See fewer
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Danny Morton
Dakota Kid (as Dann Morton) Dakota Kid (as Dann Morton)   See fewer
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Margaret Field
Mary Lewis Mary Lewis   See fewer
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Robert Shayne
Ace Crandall Ace Crandall   See fewer
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Roy Barcroft
Henchman Turk Smith Henchman Turk Smith   See fewer
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Mauritz Hugo
Squire Mason Squire Mason   See fewer
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House Peters Jr.
Sam Dawson Sam Dawson   See fewer
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Lee Bennett
Cole White Cole White   See fewer
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Mike Ragan
Messenger (as Michael Ragan) Messenger (as Michael Ragan)   See fewer
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Ralph Bucko
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Burns
Man at Party (uncredited) Man at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forest Burns
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Dillard
Henchman Jack Stoker (uncredited) Henchman Jack Stoker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Gibson
Woman at Party (uncredited) Woman at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Hannan
Henchman (uncredited) Henchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cactus Mack
Rancher (uncredited) Rancher (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 15 votes