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Pals of the Saddle (1938)

Foreign agents are smuggling monium (a chemical used in producing poison gas) into Mexico. The three Mesquiteers get involved when they ride to save a girl (really a government agent) on a runaway horse.

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Stanley Roberts (original screen play), Betty Burbridge (original screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Wayne ... Stony Brooke
Ray Corrigan ... Tucson Smith
Max Terhune ... Lullaby Joslin
Doreen McKay Doreen McKay ... Ann
Joseph Forte Joseph Forte ... Judge Hastings (as Josef Forte)
George Douglas George Douglas ... Paul Hartman
Frank Milan Frank Milan ... Frank
Ted Adams ... Henry C. Gordon
Harry Depp Harry Depp ... Hotel Desk Clerk
Dave Weber Dave Weber ... Russian Musician
Don Orlando Don Orlando ... Italian Musician
Charles Knight Charles Knight ... English Musician
Jack Kirk ... Sheriff Johnson
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Storyline

Returning a lost item to Ann, Stony arrives just two men shoot each other. Ann is a Government Agent and she gets Stony to replace her now dead partner. An important chemical is being smuggled out of the country and she sends Stony to the storage facility posing as the foreign Agent. He fools the guards but the boss arrives to expose the hoax and Stony is made a prisoner. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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PERIL-PACKED ADVENTURE With dashing devil-may-care John Wayne leading the Mesquiteers into their greatest, most thrilling range exploits!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Freunde im Sattel See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA "High Fidelity" Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Elmer, Lullaby's Dummy: Does Conchita's big He-man miss his little Tootsie-Wootsie?
Tucson Smith: [gazing into space with rapturous expression] A-ha...
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Connections

Followed by Three Texas Steers (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Home on the Range
Music by Daniel E. Kelley (1904)
Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley (as Brewster 'Bruce' Higley) (1873)
Played as background music
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Short and Fun
27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Pals of the Saddle (1938)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

The first of eight Three Mesquiteer films John Wayne made for Republic from 1938-39. In the film, Wayne is accused of murder so he and the two others must try and clear his name while bringing down bad guys trying to sell poison gas. This is one of the better films in the series that I've seen. Wayne is his usual self, although he certainly wasn't the legend he was to become. The story movies pretty fast at 55-minutes and the supporting cast adds nice support. The fight scenes are all pretty well done.


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