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Three Texas Steers (1939)

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Forever switching its time-frame from past to present, Republic's "Three Mesquiteers" series returned to a contemporary milieu for Three Texas Steers. The story revolves around a bankrupt circus, and the efforts made by Stony (John Wayne), Tucson (Ray Corrigan) and Lullaby (Max Terhune) to save the show from going under. Carole Landis, a starlet on the verge of bigger things, plays circus owner Nancy, whose efforts to stay afloat are undermined by the covert machinations of her "faithful"manager Ward (Ralph Graves). The film's outcome hinges on a big race, with the circus' dancing horse as a contestant; this scene includes an unexpected moment of high comedy, at once relieving and compounding the tension! Three Texas Steers represented Terhune's "adios" to the Mesquiteers; his replacement in Wyoming Outlaw was Raymond Hatton. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

John Wayne
as Stony Brooke
Ray "Crash" Corrigan
as Tucson Smith / Willie the Gorilla
Max "Alibi" Terhune
as Lullaby Joslin
Carole Landis
as Nancy Evans
Ralph Graves
as George Ward
Roscoe Ates
as Sheriff Brown
Billy Curtis
as Hercules
Ted Adams
as Steve
Lew Kelly
as Postman
John Merton
as Mike Abbott
Dave Willock
as Hotel Clerk
Ted Mapes
as Willie
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This might be the Three Mesquiteers' funniest film but it's far from their best.

February 28, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…
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