The Fargo Kid

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.

Tomatometer
Not Yet Available

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: N/A

Audience Score

Ratings: Not yet available
User image

The Fargo Kid Photos

Movie Info

Tim Holt is mistaken for a notorious gunslinger in this average Western, which RKO filmed at Kanab, UT, in tandem with the star's previous effort, the much better Wagon Train. Believed by everyone to be Deuce Mallory, a gunman hired to kill local prospector Caleb Winters (Paul Scardon), The Fargo Kid (Holt) decides to play out the charade in order to trap Nick Kane (Cy Kendall), the corrupt businessman who had ordered the hit in the first place. Things get a bit dicey when the real Deuce Mallory (Paul Fix) rides into town but aided by sidekicks Johnny (Ray Whitley) and Whopper (Emmett Lynn), The Kid manages to prevent the murder, and, in return, earns the love and respect from everyone, including the prospector's pretty daughter, Jennie (Jane Drummond). Ray Whitley performs his own and Fred Rose's "Crazy Ole Trails Ahead" and "Twilight on the Prairie" in this remake of the 1932 Tom Keene oater The Cheyenne Kid, which itself was a talkie version of a 1928 Bob Steele silent, Man in the Rough. ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi

Watch it now

Cast

Tim Holt
as Fargo Kid
Emmett Lynn
as Whopper
Paul Fix
as Mallory
Paul Scardon
as Winters
Dick Hogan
as Young Man with Ore (uncredited)
Carl Stockdale
as Scenes deleted (uncredited)
Harry Harvey
as Scenes deleted (uncredited)
Lee Phelps
as Bartender (uncredited)
View All

Critic Reviews for The Fargo Kid

There are no critic reviews yet for The Fargo Kid. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for The Fargo Kid

The Fargo Kid Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features