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Challenge of the Range (1949)

Shadowy forces are trying to take over the ranches in the valley including Judy Barton and her father's, and suspicion falls on Cal Matson and son Reb, who's good with a gun but not as good as Durango, determined to expose the culprits.

Director:

Ray Nazarro

Writer:

Ed Earl Repp (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Charles Starrett ... Steve Roper / The Durango Kid
Paula Raymond ... Judy Barton
Billy Halop ... Reb Matson (as William Halop)
Steve Darrell ... Cal Matson
Henry Hall ... Jim Barton
Robert Filmer Robert Filmer ... Grat Largo
The Sunshine Boys The Sunshine Boys ... Musicians
Smiley Burnette ... Smiley Burnette

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Storyline

Mysterious outlaws are raiding the farm of Jim Barton and his daughter Judy, when Rancher's Protective Association man Steve Roper shows up to take a hand. Barton and other small ranchers under attack suspect Cal Matson and his son Reb as being behind the raids to run them off their land. Steve, in his guise of The Durango Kid, with the aid of his pal Smiley, learns that there is a third party behind the land-grabbing scheme. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Roughing up phantom rustlers!


Certificate:

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Trivia

Stuntman Jock Mahoney doubles for star Starrett. See more »

Quotes

Henchman: What's the matter, Durango? We ain't done nothin' to you.
Steve Roper: You men have een havin' your way too long around here. Tell your boss I'm moving' here.
Henchman: You'll find out it ain't a healthy climate.
Henchman: I'll be the judge of that. The off your boots!
Henchman: What for?
Steve Roper: [snarling] Take 'em off!
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Connections

Features Galloping Thunder (1946) See more »

Soundtracks

My Home Town
Written by Smiley Burnette
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 February 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Desafio da Serra See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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