The Westward Trail (1948)

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Singing cowboy Eddie Dean and sidekick Soapy (Roscoe Ates) come to the aid of novice cattle rancher Ann Howard (Phyllis Planchard) and her juvenile delinquent brother Tom (Steve Drake). Unhappy about the move West from Chicago, the latter forges Ann's signature on the deed to their ranch, which he then plans to sell to Larson (Bob Duncan), the local saloon proprietor turned crooked sheriff. But unbeknownst to Ann and Tom, the ranch is located right on a silver deposit that will make its owner rich. An undercover government agent, Eddie not only makes sure that Larson is punished but also teaches young Tom the honest Western way of life. When not fighting and shooting, Dean, accompanied by Andy Parker & the Plainsmen, performs "Cathy," "It's Courtin' Time," and "When Shorty Plays the Schottische," the latter a rather festive polka.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Classics , Western
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In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Eagle-Lion

Cast

Eddie Dean
as Eddie Dean
Roscoe Ates
as Soapy Jones
Eileen Hardin
as Mrs. Benson
Bob Duncan
as Larson
Lee Morgan
as Sheriff
Bob Woodward
as Stage Driver
Budd Buster
as Benson
Frank Ellis
as Taggart
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