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Two-Fisted Law (1932)

After Rob Russell steals Tim Clark's ranch, Clark starts prospecting for silver.

Director:

D. Ross Lederman

Writer:

William Colt MacDonald (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tim McCoy ... Tim Clark
Alice Day ... Betty Owen
Wheeler Oakman ... Bob Russell
Tully Marshall ... Sheriff Malcolm
Wallace MacDonald ... Artie
John Wayne ... Duke
Walter Brennan ... Deputy Sheriff Bendix
Richard Alexander ... Zeke Yokum - Henchman
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Storyline

Rancher Tim Clark borrows money from Bob Russell, who then rustles Clark's cattle so he will be unable to repay the money. Thus Russell is able to cheat Clark out of his ranch. Clark becomes a prospector for silver and ultimately comes to settle accounts with Russell and crooked deputy Bendix. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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His Latest and Greatest Outdoor Romance

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Romance | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei da Coragem See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited TV cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 100 Columbia features, mostly Westerns, sold to Hygo Television Films in the 1950s, which marketed them under the name of Gail Pictures; opening credits were redesigned, with some titles misspelled, the credit order of the players rearranged, some names misspelled, and new end titles attached, thus eliminating any evidence of their Columbia roots. Apparently, the original material was not retained in most of the cases, and the films have survived, even in the Sony library, only with these haphazardly created replacement opening and end credits. See more »

Quotes

Tim Clark: [about his eviction by Russell] Just remember Russell was acting within his legal rights.
Duke: Legal be hanged! He promised to renew that note of yours and then wouldn't. It may be legal, all I can wish for Russell is a rough horse, a cactus saddle, and a long journey.
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Featured in The Lady with the Torch (1999) See more »

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Good Tim McCoy Western
17 December 2009 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

After losing his ranch to a crooked moneylender, Tim McCoy leaves town to become a silver miner, returning some time later with a plan to save a lady friend's ranch and possibly take back his own, only to become a murder suspect.

Although an enjoyable western with a determined performance by McCoy, this is mainly notable for a supporting role featuring John Wayne, who despite having a few starring turns, isn't given anything to do even though he's second billed!

Third billed Walter Brennan fares much better as a corrupt sheriff's deputy.


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