Pirates of the Prairie (1942)

11/20/1942 (US) Western 57m
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WAR OUT WEST...as bullets whine and fists fly!

Overview

In one of his better early Westerns, Tim Holt, as Deputy Marshal Larry Durant, is sent to Spencerville where a gang of vigilantes has been terrorizing the citizenry. Going undercover as a gunsmith, Larry quickly learns that the leader of the vigilantes, John Spencer (John Elliott), is an honest man who only seeks to establish law and order. The real brains behind the crimes, meanwhile, are revealed to be Spencer's brother-in-law, Lou Harmon (Roy Barcroft), and his chief henchman, Leighton (Charles King), who speculate in the coming of the railroad by forcing the townspeople to relinquish their land.

  1. Howard Bretherton

    Director

  2. Doris Schroeder

    Screenplay

  3. J. Benton Cheney

    Screenplay

  4. Berne Giler

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Tim Holt

    Tim Holt

    Deputy Marshal Larry Durant

  2. Cliff Edwards

    Cliff Edwards

    Ike

  3. Nell O'Day

    Nell O'Day

    Helen Spencer

  4. John Elliott

    John Elliott

    John Spencer

  5. Roy Barcroft

    Roy Barcroft

    Lew Harmon

  6. Karl Hackett

    Karl Hackett

    Rufe Jackson

  7. Ed Cassidy

    Ed Cassidy

    Chief Surveyor Allen

  8. Charles King

    Charles King

    Henchman Layton

  9. Ben Corbett

    Ben Corbett

    Corbett / Shorty Carver (uncredited)

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Pirates of the Prairie
Pirates of the Prairie

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Original Language English

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