Law of the Canyon (1947)

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Freight wagons are being stolen and ransomed back to their owners. Government agent Steve Langtry (and his alter ego the Durango Kid) is sent break up the Hood Gang that's behind the robberies.

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  • Nancy Saunders and Charles Starrett in Law of the Canyon (1947)
  • Smiley Burnette, Nancy Saunders, and Charles Starrett in Law of the Canyon (1947)
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4 December 2014 | boblipton
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Charles Starrett stars in this standard Durango Kid western -- but the standard is pretty high, as usual. A gang is holding up people bringing in goods and then ransoming them back, so Starrett is ordered to investigate -- and brings the Kid along.

The picture is eked out with the usual bits, including Smiley Burnette and a western band. Here it's the Lone Star Cowboys and they have a habit of setting up their instruments in the middle of the street and singing a song, where Smiley is sitting, working on his silver detection machine. The camera work is by George Kelley and as usual in the series, quite lovely, with several group portrait shots and a nice interior moving shot when future director Fred Sears is conferring with people.

This isn't a movie I would show to some one for an introduction to B Westerns, but if you've the taste for them, you'll have a fine time.

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