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West to Glory (1947)

A western sheriff chases a gang trying to rob a rancher's gold.

Director:

Ray Taylor

Writers:

Elmer Clifton (original screenplay), Robert B. Churchill (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eddie Dean ... Eddie Dean
Flash Flash ... Flash
Roscoe Ates ... Soapy Jones
Dolores Castle Dolores Castle ... Maria
Gregg Barton ... Jim Barrett
Jimmy Martin ... Cory
Zon Murray ... Bill Avery
Alex Montoya Alex Montoya ... Juan
Harry J. Vejar Harry J. Vejar ... Don Lopez (as Harry Vejar)
Casey MacGregor Casey MacGregor ... Henchman
Billy Hammond Billy Hammond ... Henchman
Ted French ... Henchman
Carl Mathews Carl Mathews ... Vincente
The Sunshine Boys The Sunshine Boys ... Singing Ranchhands
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At a border town, Eddie Dean and his partner, Soapy Jones, attend a fiesta at the home of Don Lopez who, in accordance with his custom, displays a valuable diamond necklace to his guests and has one of them, Maria, wear it. Jim Barrett, another guest, offers to buy the necklace but Don Lopez declines to sell. Barrett, with his henchmen Corey and Avery, plan to steal the necklace and the rest of the Lopez diamonds. Maria, to Eddie's surprise, appears to be working with the outlaws. But, as Eddie's investigation proceeds, it develops that Barrett's gang has also robbed Don Lopez of his gold, and that Maria is a representative of the Mexican government, sent to protect the gems. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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ADVENTURE INTO GLORY! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1947 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

At the fiesta, Don Lopez shows his guests a satchel of gold nuggets which are later stolen by outlaws. When the gold is recovered at the end of the movie by Soapy Jones (Roscoe Ates) by shooting the buffalo head off the wall, what tumbles out are gold coins. See more »

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West To Glory
Written by Eddie Dean and Hal Blair
Sung by Eddie Dean with The Sunshine Boys
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The Purloined Necklace
31 October 2010 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Jewel robbery was a rather unusual plot for a western, but it serves as the underlying cause for all the action that takes place in West To Glory starring Eddie Dean.

Dean was doing B westerns for Producer's Releasing Corporation at this point of his career and his sidekick here is Roscoe Ates who kept his usual stuttering act to a minimum. When I was first looking at the film I thought it was Fuzzy Knight, so identified with the stutter was Roscoe Ates.

Anyway Dean and Ates are at a fiesta at a border town where they discover a gang has been systematically robbing host Harry Vejar. Female guest at the fiesta Dolores Castle who was last seen wearing a valuable jeweled necklace seems to be working an agenda all her own.

In the end with three songs by Eddie Dean thrown in, it all gets resolved. Dean had a pleasant singing voice that occasionally saw action in non-western films.

Given the lack of production values, West to Glory is not too bad a film at all.


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