Riders of Death Valley (1941)

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The story centers about a group of vigilantes organized to protect miners in the picturesque but sinister days of the California gold strike. Jim Benton (Dick Foran) and Tombstone (Buck ... See full summary »



  • Ruth Rickaby in Riders of Death Valley (1941)
  • Buck Jones and Silver in Riders of Death Valley (1941)
  • Riders of Death Valley (1941)
  • Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams in Riders of Death Valley (1941)
  • Dick Foran in Riders of Death Valley (1941)
  • Jean Brooks in Riders of Death Valley (1941)

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25 June 2008 | dbborroughs
| One of the dullest serials despite the cast
With a cast of Western B movie royalty this was billed as "The million dollar serial." Its also an hour long programmer stretched to an ungodly length.

Dick Foran, Leo Castillo, Lon Chaney, Noah Beery Jr, Buck Jones and several others are brought together to tell the story of bunch of cowboys fighting to find and maintain a lost gold mine. Its a typical tale thats been told a thousand times before in an hour long movie, only this time its being told in way that lasts five times that. It doesn't need it.

To be honest the cast almost makes this worth watching, however the pacing and story line of the first 8 or 9 chapters is what I call the "40 years in the wilderness". Its a long haul where not much really happens. To be certain watching on a chapter by chapter basis this works better than trying to do it in one sitting, but at the same time the rewards beyond the great cast are minimal. Lets face it its just really dull.

For western fans or fans of the stars only.

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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