Passed | | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Pecos Grant rides into a strange town only to find that everyone recognizes him, not as Pecos Grant, but as a presumed-dead man named Rawlins. Even Rawlins' wife thinks her husband has come back. Pecos sets out to solve the mystery.
One of over 100 Columbia features, mostly Westerns, sold to Hygo Television Films in the 1950s, which marketed them under the name of Gail Pictures; opening credits were redesigned, with some titles misspelled, the credit order of the players rearranged, some names misspelled, and new end titles attached, thus eliminating any evidence of their Columbia roots. Apparently, the original material was not retained in most of the cases, and the films have survived, even in the Sony library, only with these haphazardly created replacement opening and end credits.
Hefty - the Bartender:
You see, there's been some pretty bad cases of lead poisonin' around here - regular epidenic!
'Texas' Grant: You, uh, haven't been able to find a doctor who can cure the trouble.
Hefty - the Bartender: You can't cure dead men what's been shot in the back by a unknown killer. The best ...
In the bunkhouse scene, the inexperienced Wayne is standing too close to Wallace MacDonald and Tim McCoy. When MacDnald moves his head unexpectedly, his hat brim bangs right in Wayne's right eye. Wayne is momentarily stunned but continues on with the scene, which was evidently not reshot.
The available version is probably from a television reissue of the late forties and does not have the original titles. All references to Columbia Pictures were removed from the print.