Desperadoes of the West [Serial]

Desperadoes of the West [Serial]

Director: Fred C. Brannon Cast: Richard Powers, Roy Barcroft, John Cason

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A cooperative of independent oil men goes up against a greedy Eastern syndicate in this Republic Pictures serial directed by Fred C. Brannon. Colonel Arnold (Cliff Clark), his daughter Sally (Judy Clark) and Ward Gordon (Richard Powers) furnish the leadership of the cooperative but are constantly threatened by Eastern mogul Dude Dawson (I. Stanford Jolley) and especially his chief henchman, Hacker. The latter was played by burly Roy Barcroft, Republic's now legendary master villain. Leading man Richard Powers had begun his screen career in the '20s under the name George Duryea, then became Tom Keene, B-Western star, in the '30s. He was again using the Tom Keene moniker when appearing in Edward D. Wood, Jr.'s legendary turkey, Plan 9 from Outer Space (1956).

Product Details

Release Date: 04/09/2013
UPC: 0827421032195
Original Release: 1950
Source: Cheezy Flicks Ent
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [B&W]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 2:47:00
Sales rank: 53,763

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Powers Actor
Roy Barcroft Hacker
John Cason Casey
Judy Clark Sally Arnold
Cliff Clark Colonel Arnold
Edmund Cobb Bowers
I. Stanford Jolley 'Dude' Dawson
Bud Osborne Joe
Hank Patterson Hard Rock
Guy Teague Jack
Dale Van Sickel Reed

Technical Credits
Fred C. Brannon Director
Franklin Adreon Producer
Cliff Bell Editor
Ronald Davidson Screenwriter
Theodore Lydecker Special Effects
Howard Lydecker Special Effects
John MacBurnie Cinematographer
Fred A. Ritter Art Director
Sam Starr Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Desperadoes of the West
1. Power Of Jeopardy [20:08]
2. Perilous Barrier [13:22]
3. Flaming Cargo [13:21]
4. Trail Of Terror [13:20]
5. Plunder Cave [13:21]
6. Six-Gun Hijacker [13:23]
7. The Powder Keg [13:21]
8. Desperate Venture [13:22]
9. Stagecoach To Eternity [13:21]
10. Hidden Desperado [13:20]
11. Open Warfare [13:23]
12. Desperate Gamble [13:26]

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