The Texas Rangers (1951)

The Texas Rangers (1951)

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Not a remake of the 1936 film of the same name, The Texas Rangers is an enjoyable second-echelon western from the Columbia Pictures mill. George Montgomery stars as Johnny Carver, a former outlaw serving a life sentence in prison. Carver is given a second chance by the Texas government. Here's the deal: if Carver will deliver his old gang to justice, he'll be set free for good. But Carver is more interested in exacting vengeance against The Sundance Kid (Ian McDonald), the gunslinger responsible for his arrest. When this personal vendetta results in the death of his own brother, Carver vows to "play straight" and complete his original mission. Future TV-favorite Gale Storm co-stars as a feisty female newspaper editor. In addition to the Sundance Kid, other real-life outlaws depicted in The Texas Rangers include Butch Cassidy (John Doucette), Sam Bass (William Bishop) and John Wesley Hardin (John Dehner).
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Western
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Studio:
Columbia Pictures

Cast

George Montgomery
as Johnny Carver
William Bishop
as Sam Bass
Gale Storm
as Helen Fenton
Jerome Courtland
as Danny Carver alias Bonner
Noah Beery Jr.
as Buff Smith
John Litel
as Maj. John D. Jones
Douglas Kennedy
as Dave Rudabaugh
John Dehner
as John Wesley Hardin
Ian MacDonald
as The Sundance Kid
John Doucette
as Butch Cassidy
Jock Mahoney
as Duke Fisher
Myron Healey
as Capt. June Peak
Julian Rivero
as Pecos Palmer
Trevor Bardette
as Telegraph Operator
Stanley Andrews
as Marshal Goree
Edward Earle
as Banker Lowden
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All Critics (2)

Rousing Western with good storytelling and lively characters.

Full Review… | December 29, 2015
Classic Film and Television

Action-packed B Western about the Texas Rangers.

Full Review… | September 24, 2012
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