Toll of the Desert (1935)





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Toll of the Desert transcends its "B"-picture origins with a plotline that would have done Zane Grey proud. In one of his few starring roles, Fred Kohler Jr. plays hero Bill Carson. Apparently orphaned at the age of 4, Bill grows up to become a scrupulous honest, upright sheriff. In this capacity, he brings notorious outlaw Tom Collins (Roger Williams) to justice, never dreaming that the villain is his own father. Rather than compromise his son's integrity, Collins never reveals his true identity -- not even as he's being led to the gallows. Heroine Betty Mack, late of the Hal Roach Charlie Chase comedies, gets to sing a song or two.
Action & Adventure , Western
Directed By:
William Berke


Fred Kohler Jr.
as Bill Collins/Bill Carson
Betty Mack
as Jean Streeter
Roger Williams
as Tom Collins
Tom London
as Sheriff Jackson
Earl Dwire
as Joe Carson
Ted Adams
as Tegue
Edward Cassidy
as Mr. Streeter
John Elliott
as Courtroom Judge
George Cheseboro
as Carter, Henchman
Billy Steuer
as Bill as a Boy
Blackie Whiteford
as Captured Henchman
Blackjack Ward
as Henchman One-Eye
Iron Eyes Cody
as Marauding Indian
Herman Hack
as Henchman
Budd Buster
as Bartender
Ace Cain
as The Lookout
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