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Six-Gun Rhythm (1939)

Approved | | Action, Music, Sport | 17 February 1939 (USA)
When football player Tex Fletcher arrives home he finds his father missing. Jim Davis has killed the father and learning of Tex's identity, sends his men to kill him. But when Tex kills one... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Newfield

Writers:

Ted Richmond (original story), Fred Myton (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tex Fletcher ... Tex Fletcher
Joan Barclay ... Jean Harper
Ralph Peters ... Spud Donovan
Reed Howes ... Jim Davis
Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart ... Don Harper (as Bud McTaggert)
Ted Adams ... Sheriff Joe
Walter Shumway Walter Shumway ... Bart - Henchman
Kit Guard ... Pat - Henchman
Carl Mathews Carl Mathews ... Jake - Henchman
Art Davis ... Mike - Henchman
Robert Frazer ... Lem Baker (as Bob Fraser)
Jack McHugh Jack McHugh ... Butch - Teammate
James Sheridan ... Slim - Henchman (as Sherry Tansey)
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Storyline

When football player Tex Fletcher arrives home he finds his father missing. Jim Davis has killed the father and learning of Tex's identity, sends his men to kill him. But when Tex kills one of the attackers, Davis' stooge Sheriff puts Tex in jail. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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RADIO'S FAMOUS LONELY COWBOY...NOW SCREEN'S LATEST WESTERN HERO ! (original poster-all caps)

Genres:

Action | Music | Sport | Western

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rhythm Rides the Range See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Arcadia Pictures Corp. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was to be the first of a planned series of six westerns starring popular Western singer Tex Fletcher. The last five films were never made due the bankruptcy of its distributor, Grand National Pictures. See more »

Quotes

Tex Fletcher: Spud, we've got to be smart and the best way to out-smart the other fella is to make him think you're not smart.
Spud Donovan: Aw, that last part will be a cinch for me.
Tex Fletcher: You drift into town tomorrow and don't act as if you know me no matter what happens. It's brains against beef until we can spring the fireworks in the fourth quarter.
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Connections

Edited into Six Gun Theater: Six Gun Rhythm (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

They Won't Stretch My Neck If I Know It
Written by Johnny Lange and Lew Porter
Sung by Tex Fletcher
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I doubt if Grand National's bankruptcy actually killed Fletcher's career.
31 October 2014 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

In the 1930s, Tex Fletcher made two films. The first was a short and the second was this film, "Six-Gun Rhythm". While other films were planned, only this one feature was made since Grand National went bankrupt--and Fletcher took it upon himself to cross the nation promoting this film. It was to no avail, as no other film offers resulted and the singer ended up fading into oblivion. However, after seeing the film, I wonder if the bankruptcy really had that much effect on Fletcher, as the film wasn't very good nor was Fletcher. The bottom line is that the film had all the usual B-western clichés, very pedestrian writing at best, little in the way of action and a relatively dull leading man. So, it really had nothing to distinguish it from the vast hoard of other sub- par films in the genre from that time. Worth seeing if you insist on seeing every cowboy film ever made, otherwise easy to skip.


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