Spook Town (1944)

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Dty Gulch Trading Post owner Kurt Fabian advances money on mortgages to the local settlers to finance an irrigation program. Three Texas Rangers, Tex Wyatt, Jim Steele and Panhandle Perkins... See full summary »


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  • Guy Wilkerson in Spook Town (1944)
  • Harry Harvey and Guy Wilkerson in Spook Town (1944)
  • Harry Harvey, James Newill, Dave O'Brien, and Guy Wilkerson in Spook Town (1944)
  • Richard Alexander, Dick Curtis, James Newill, and Dave O'Brien in Spook Town (1944)
  • Dick Curtis, Charles King, Mady Lawrence, James Newill, and Dave O'Brien in Spook Town (1944)
  • Charles King, James Newill, and Dave O'Brien in Spook Town (1944)

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Director:

Elmer Clifton

Writer:

Elmer Clifton (original screenplay)

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19 May 2018 | bkoganbing
3
| Their jobs are on the line
This Texas Rangers western from PRC films has our rangers Jim Newill, Dave O'Brien, and Guy Wilkerson sent in on a job of guarding a money shipment for a local shylock Kurt Fabian whose headquarters is in a western ghost town.

It's robbed however and even with O'Brien's dad being the Ranger captain their jobs are on the line. Fabian is a real shylock, this was money to repay him for financing an irrigation project, but Fabian was in on the robbery.

Then Fabian falls out with the men he hired among them veteran western heavy Dick Curtis. Fabian is a real snake though you even find yourself rooting for Curtis.

Spook Town is badly edited and losing a bit of additional footage for television trimming didn't help. Some rather low brow comedy with Guy Wilkerson and Harry Harvey, Sr., as an old prospector and a mule make this one tolerable.

Still it's far from coherent.

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Release Date:

3 June 1944

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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