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Law and Order (1940)

Approved | | Action, Drama, Music | 28 November 1940 (USA)
Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon ... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Taylor

Writers:

W.R. Burnett (novel), Sherman L. Lowe (screenplay) (as Sherman Lowe) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Johnny Mack Brown ... Bill Ralston
Fuzzy Knight ... Deadwood
Nell O'Day ... Sally Dixon
James Craig ... Brant
Harry Cording ... Poe Daggett
Earle Hodgins ... Sheriff Fin Elder
Robert Fiske ... Ed Deal
Jimmie Dodd ... Jimmy Dixon (as James Dodd)
William Worthington ... Judge Williams
Ted Adams ... Walt Daggett
Ethan Laidlaw ... Kurt Daggett
George Plues George Plues ... Stagecoach Driver
Harry Humphrey ... Cal Dixon
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Storyline

Bill Ralston arrives in town planning to settle down but quickly gets caught up in the fight between the townspeople and Poe Daggett and his gang. He takes the job of town Marshal and soon brings law and order. When Daggetts men ambush him he kills Poe's brother. Poe then kills Bill's friend Brant and this leads to the showdown. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

Action-Crammed Adventure! (original print ad)

Genres:

Action | Drama | Music | Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei Manda See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The script (no film) for Law and Order (1940) can be found at the New York State Archives in Albany, New York. See more »

Connections

Version of Law and Order (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride 'Im Cowboy
Written by Milton Rosen and Everett Carter
Sung by The Notables
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