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Outlaws of Boulder Pass (1942)

Harkness controls Boulder Pass and his men are overcharging the ranches for its usage. When Tom Cameron steps in to rob the tollgate keepers and return the money to the ranchers, he gets caught.


Sam Newfield


Sam Robins (original screenplay) (as Steve Braxton)




Cast overview:
George Houston ... Tom Cameron - alias The Lone Rider
Al St. John ... Fuzzy Jones (as Al 'Fuzzy' St. John)
Dennis Moore ... Smoky Hammer (as Smoky Moore)
Marjorie Manners ... Tess Hammer - alias Tess Clayton
I. Stanford Jolley ... Gil Harkness
Karl Hackett Karl Hackett ... Sidney Clayton
Charles King ... Jake - Henchman
Ted Adams ... Sheriff
Kenne Duncan ... Mulie - Henchman (as Ken Duncan)
Frank Ellis Frank Ellis ... Ringo - Henchman


In the 11th of 16 films in PRC's "Lone Rider" series, Tom Cameron/The Lone Rider and Fuzzy Jones rescue a wounded man from a gang of outlaws and discover he is their old friend Smoky Hammer, half-owner of the B-X Ranch whom they are on the way to meet. Smoky's father was murdered years before, leaving a daughter Tess, who has been raised by ranch foreman Sid Clayton as his own daughter. Smoky, who has not been back in years, decides to play dead from the attack, in order to discover what is in back of the attack. The B-X Ranch charges toll for the cattle that pass through on the way to the free-grazing ranch land, and this has caused expense and hardship on the ranchers. Tess objects to this unreasonable toll but can not get a satisfactory answer from her, she thinks, father. Gil Harkness, working with Clayton, thinks he has killed Smoky and now plans on getting rid of Tess so they can have clear title to the B-X. Tom rescues Tess from an attempt on her life and, as a reward, she puts... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MUSIC FROM HIS THROAT...DEATH FROM HIS GUNS! And Border Badmen Run To Coverf As This Fellow Rides The Range! (original print ad) See more »


Action | Music | Western


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Release Date:

28 November 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuzzy greift ein See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The earliest documented telecast of this film in the New York City area occurred Thursday 29 November 1945 on pioneer television station WNBT (Channel 1). It first aired in Chicago Saturday 20 November 1948 on WBKB (Channel 4), in Albuquerque Wednesday 16 March 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), and in Cincinnati Monday 3 October 1949 on WKRC (Channel 11). See more »


Follows The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury (1941) See more »


The Lone Rider Song
(Theme Song)
Written by Johnny Lange and Lew Porter
Sung by George Houston
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The Lone Rider & Company
3 August 2017 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

As this movie begins, George Houston is the Lone Rider, roaming along the road. To emphasize this, he sings a song with the repeated refrain "Oh! Let me keep roaming alone!" Unfortunately, he is riding with Al St. John, who seems smug about it under his beard. Fortunately, George quickly finds a rancher who needs to be helped, and they decide that the best way to do it is to pretend that Al is dead and buried. All too soon, Marjorie Manners turns up as someone's daughter telling men they can't collect toll on her father's land.

It's a PRC western, directed for speed and director Sam Newfield didn't get the big budgets like Edward Ulmer. I wonder what they rented it for when it played the Saturday matinees.

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