Texas Trouble Shooters (1942)

56 mins | Western | 12 June 1942

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HISTORY

For further information on the "Range Busters" series, see the entry for The Range Busters in AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40 ; F3.3620, and consult the Series ... More Less

For further information on the "Range Busters" series, see the entry for The Range Busters in AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1931-40 ; F3.3620, and consult the Series Index. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Box Office
18 Jul 1942.
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Daily Variety
10 Jul 42
p. 3.
Variety
4 Mar 1942.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A George W. Weeks Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
Assoc prod
WRITERS
Scr adpt
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
MUSIC
Mus dir
SOUND
Sd eng
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
SOURCES
SONGS
"Deep in the Heart of Texas," music by Don Swander, lyrics by June Hershey
"Light of Western Skies," music and lyrics by Harry Tobias and Roy Ingraham.
DETAILS
Release Date:
12 June 1942
Production Date:
22 April--mid May 1942
Copyright Claimant:
Range Busters, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 June 1942
Copyright Number:
LP11417
Duration(in mins):
56
Length(in feet):
4,996
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
PCA No:
8407
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

While on vacation, Alibi Terhune, a member of the Range Busters, rescues Bret Travis, who was shot while driving his buckboard and left for dead. Bret has inherited a share of his uncle Wilson's Lazy W ranch, and Alibi soon learns that lawyer Roger Denby, who is handling the estate, has introduced an impostor to Wilson's daughter Judy as Bret. Alibi interests his partners, Crash Corrigan and Dusty King, in Bret's dilemma, and they agree to investigate the situation while Bret recuperates. Dusty poses as a longtime friend of Judy's father while Crash establishes himself in town as a tough cowboy for hire. Denby hires Crash to be the Lazy W's new foreman, and he and Dusty become rivals for Judy's affection. Crash's investigation reveals that Wilson had struck oil on the southern section of his land, and Crash surmises that Denby must be after the ranch for the oil. Denby brings rancher Bill Ames to the Lazy W, claiming he wants to rent the south section of the ranch for his cattle. However, Ames recognizes the Range Busters and puts Denby on the alert. Dusty and Bret are taken hostage by Denby's gang while Crash confronts Denby and learns that he was responsible for Wilson's death and the attack on Bret. The Range Busters capture the outlaws and Bret's inheritance is restored to ... +


While on vacation, Alibi Terhune, a member of the Range Busters, rescues Bret Travis, who was shot while driving his buckboard and left for dead. Bret has inherited a share of his uncle Wilson's Lazy W ranch, and Alibi soon learns that lawyer Roger Denby, who is handling the estate, has introduced an impostor to Wilson's daughter Judy as Bret. Alibi interests his partners, Crash Corrigan and Dusty King, in Bret's dilemma, and they agree to investigate the situation while Bret recuperates. Dusty poses as a longtime friend of Judy's father while Crash establishes himself in town as a tough cowboy for hire. Denby hires Crash to be the Lazy W's new foreman, and he and Dusty become rivals for Judy's affection. Crash's investigation reveals that Wilson had struck oil on the southern section of his land, and Crash surmises that Denby must be after the ranch for the oil. Denby brings rancher Bill Ames to the Lazy W, claiming he wants to rent the south section of the ranch for his cattle. However, Ames recognizes the Range Busters and puts Denby on the alert. Dusty and Bret are taken hostage by Denby's gang while Crash confronts Denby and learns that he was responsible for Wilson's death and the attack on Bret. The Range Busters capture the outlaws and Bret's inheritance is restored to him. +

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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