Law of the Plains (1938)

Rancher William Norton (Edward LeSaint) refuses to sell his cattle for half price, so saloon owner and gang leader Jim Fletcher (Dick Curtis), contrary to the orders from his secret boss Willard McGowan (Robert Warwick), the town banker, has his men rob and beat up Norton. Unknown to anyone, Marion (Iris Meredith), McGowan's adopted daughter is really the daughter of Norton, who disappeared as a ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Nelson

Writer:

Maurice Geraghty (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Starrett ... Chuck Saunders
Iris Meredith ... Marion McGowan / Norton
Sons of the Pioneers ... Ranch Hands & Musicians
Bob Nolan ... Band Member Bob
Pat Brady ... Band Member Pat
Tim Spencer ... Band Member Tim
Hugh Farr ... Band Member Hugh
Karl Farr ... Karl - Member Sons of the Pioneers
Lloyd Perryman ... Band Member Lloyd
Robert Warwick ... Willard McGowan
Dick Curtis ... Jim Fletcher
Edward LeSaint ... William Norton
Edmund Cobb ... Slagle
Art Mix ... Henchman Grant
Jack Rockwell ... Town Marshal
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Storyline

Rancher William Norton (Edward LeSaint) refuses to sell his cattle for half price, so saloon owner and gang leader Jim Fletcher (Dick Curtis), contrary to the orders from his secret boss Willard McGowan (Robert Warwick), the town banker, has his men rob and beat up Norton. Unknown to anyone, Marion (Iris Meredith), McGowan's adopted daughter is really the daughter of Norton, who disappeared as a young baby when she and her mother were passengers on a stagecoach held up by McGowan. Chuck Saunders (Charles Starrett), Norton's foreman, goes after the gang for robbing his boss and eventually uncovers the truth regarding Marion's heritage. In addition to Bob Nolan,"Sons of the Pioneers" Tim Spencer, Lloyd Perryman, Pat Brady, Hugh and Karl Farr are along as Norton ranch hands, and the uncredited Blackie Whiteford and Ernie Adams also appear. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Bullets Beat a Stirring Tattoo on the Wild West Rhythm Trail!

Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei da Planície See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Follow the Stream
Written by Bob Nolan
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