|Border Patrol 1943 N/R, 63 min.|
Genre: Western / Adventure / Action
Director: Lesley Selander
Cast: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Russell Simpson, Claudia Drake, George Reeves, Duncan Renaldo, Cliff Parkinson, Pierce Lyden, Robert Mitchum, Roy Bucko, Herman Hack, Erle Hodgins, Hugh Prosser, Henry Wills
Texas Rangers Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd), California (Andy Clyde), and Johnny (Jay Kirby) are tasked to break up the smuggling of Mexicans into the U.S. who are being held as, essentially, slaves in Orestes' (Russell Simpson) silver mine. When one Mexican is shot by a member of the Orestes gang, the Rangers are convicted by a kangaroo court and sentenced to be hanged. They escape and, with great dispatch, take care of the situation. Look for young Robert Mitchum as one of the gang members.
|The Capture 1950 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: John Sturges
Cast: Lew Ayres, Teresa Wright, Victor Jory, Jacqueline White, Jimmy Hunt, Barry Kelley, Duncan Renaldo, William Bakewell, Milton Parsons, Frank Matts, Felipe Turich, Edwin Rand
Told in flashback while taking refuge in a priest's (Victor Jory) home, Lin Vanner (Lew Ayres) relates the story of while inspecting a Mexican oil field he was responsible for the death of a fugitive suspected of payroll robbery. He then quits his job, and the dead man's widow (Teresa Wright) hires him to work on her ranch. They fall in love and marry, but Vanner still has a guilty conscience and sets out to confront the killer. The confrontation does not go well, which leads to Vanner seeking refuge with the priest.
|Down Mexico Way 1941 N/R, 77 min.|
Director: Joseph Santley
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Fay McKenzie, Harold Huber, Sidney Blackmer, Joe Sawyer, Paul Fix, Andrew Tombes, Murray Alper, Arthur Loft, Duncan Renaldo, Julian Rivero
Gene Autry comes to the aid of the townspeople of Sage City who were victims of a scam.
|The Fighting Seabees 1944 N/R, 100 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Edward Ludwig
Cast: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley, William Forrest, Leonid Kinskey, J.M. Kerrigan, Grant Withers, Paul Fix, Addison Richards, Roy Brent, Jay Norris, Duncan Renaldo, Roy Barcroft, Charles D. Brown
The danger inherent in those who serve with the Seabees is the focus of this World War II film starring John Wayne as construction boss LCdr. Wedge Donovan who is in the Pacific working on on the dangerous job of building military sites.
|Gaucho Serenade 1940 N/R, 66 min.|
Genre: Western / Action / Comedy / Musical / Drama
aka: Keep Rollin'
Director: Frank McDonald
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Duncan Renaldo, Mary Lee, Tom London, Joseph Crehan, Smith Ballew, William Ruhl, Ted Adams, Lester Matthews, Fred "Snowflake" Toones, Clifford Severn, Wendell Niles, Wade Boteler
Gene (Gene Autry) and Frog Millhouse (Smiley Burnette) have lost their rodeo jobs and are heading home from NYC when young Ronnie Willoughby (Clifford Severn) hitches a ride with them. Ronnie has no idea that his father, Frederick (Lester Matthews), is serving time in San Quentin prison after being framed by packing company officials. Also joining the group are hitchhikers Joyce (June Storey) and her young sister Patsy (Mary Lee), and, when Ronnie tells them that he is headed to his father's "Rancho San Quentin," they keep mum. Meanwhile, Frederick assumes that Gene and Frog are kidnappers, escapes from prison, and finds them. But, the real kidnappers are on their trail, and the chase is on.
|The Gay Amigo 1949 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Action / Western / Adventure / Mystery / Romance
Director: Wallace Fox
Cast: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Armida, Joe Sawyer, Walter Baldwin, Fred Kohler Jr., Kenneth MacDonald, George DeNormand, Clayton Moore, Sam Flint, Fred Crane, Bud Osborne, Beverly Lons, Helen Servis, Bob Burns
A U.S. Army patrol mistakes Cisco (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carillo) for members of a gang of bandits. The Captain (Kenneth MacDonald) lets them go, believing that they will lead the Army to the rest of the gang. Pancho and Cisco have their own plans: they pose as crooks and catch the real bandits.
|Hands Across the Border 1943 N/R, 72 min.|
Director: Joseph Kane
Cast: Roy Rogers, Ruth Terry, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Onslow Stevens, Mary Treen, Kenne Duncan, Bob Nolan, Joseph Crehan, Duncan Renaldo, LeRoy Mason, Bob Nolan
Roy Rogers comes to the rescue of a lady rancher who breeds some pretty fine horses. She is being victimized by a corrupt businessman who wants a piece of the action.
|The Lone Ranger Rides Again 1939 N/R, 260 min.|
Director: John English, William Witney
Cast: Robert Livingston, Chief Thundercloud, Duncan Renaldo, Jinx Falkenburg, Ralph Dunn, J. Farrell MacDonald, William Gould, Rex Lease, Ted Mapes, John Beach, Glenn Strange, Stanley Blystone
The Lone Ranger (Robert Livingston) and companion Tonto (Chief Thundercloud) return for their second serial–with less mystery and more ridin' and shootin'. Homesteaders aren't welcome in cattleman's valley, so outlaws are hired to keep them out. Again, this good serial has many ambushes, etc. to keep the audience anxious for the next episode as the Lone Ranger and Tonto, with help from Juan (Duncan Renaldo), come to the aid of the settlers.
|The Painted Stallion 1937 N/R, 210 min.|
Director: Alan James, Ray Taylor, William Witney
Cast: Ray Corrigan, Hoot Gibson, LeRoy Mason, Duncan Renaldo, Sammy McKim, Hal Taliaferro, Jack Perrin, Ed "Oscar" Platt, Lou Fulton, Jean Carmen, Yakima Canutt, George DeNormand, Greg Whitespear
This 12-chapter Serial is entertaining, if you are into old Westerns. U.S. agent Clark Stewart (Ray Corrigan) is sent to Santa Fe to complete a trade agreement with Mexico. Meanwhile, Walter Jamison (Hoot Gibson) leads a wagon train West to Santa Fe with passengers that are hoping to take advantage of the agreement. But the evil governor of Santa Fe (Alfredo Dupray) attempts to undermine the negotiations AND stop the wagon train from arriving. Throughout the journey, a mysterious rider on a beautiful, painted stallion shoots whistling arrows to protect the wagon train passengers. Plenty of action, and old West heroes such as Kit Carson, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie add to the festivities.
|Rebellion 1936 N/R, 60 min.|
Genre: Western / Thriller / Romance
Director: Lynn Shores
Cast: Tom Keene, Rita Hayworth, Duncan Renaldo, William Royle, Gino Corrado, Roger Gray, Robert McKenzie, Allan Cavan, Jack Ingram, Lita Cortez, Theodore Lorch, Merrill McCormick, Al Haskell, George Regas
Life in the new state of California in 1850 is not easy for some of the Mexicans because land-grabbers are trying to drive them off their land. One such victim is Paula (Rita Hayworth) whose father was killed. She appeals to Washington, and John Carroll (Tom Keene) is sent to bring law and order. He not only does that and win the hand of Paula, but he becomes the state's first Governor.
|Rough Riders' Round-Up 1939 N/R, 55 min.|
Director: Joseph Kane
Cast: Roy Rogers, Lynne Roberts, Raymond Hatton, Eddie Acuff, George Meeker, Glenn Strange, Duncan Renaldo, William Pawley, Dorothy Sebastian, George Chesebro, Guy Usher, Hank Bell, Jim Corey, I. Stanford Jolley, Chris-Pin Martin
Back from fighting in the Spanish American War, Rough Riders–Roy (Roy Rogers), Rusty (Raymond Hatton), and Tommy (Eddie Acuff)–find jobs as members of the Border Patrol. Arizona Jack (William Pawley) runs an operation in which his outlaws rob stages and prospectors, after which they take their stolen property south of the border into Mexico. Roy, Rusty, and Tommy are assigned to guard a shipment of gold and to detain runaway Dorothy Blair (Lynne Roberts). They fail in both assignments. Tommy is killed by Arizona Jack, and his outlaws take Dorothy captive. Roy and Rusty are also soon captured by the outlaws. But, Dorothy escapes, rescues Roy and Rusty, and they put an end to Arizona Jack's illegal activities.
|The San Antonio Kid 1944 N/R, 59 min.|
Director: Howard Bretherton
Cast: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Linda Stirling, Tom London, Earle Hodgins, Duncan Renaldo, Glenn Strange, LeRoy Mason, Jack Kirk, Robert J. Wilke, Jack O'Shea, Tom London, Tom Steele, Henry Wills
When oil is found by an oil company geologist, he receives aid from a gang to help scare the ranchers into selling their land. But Red Ryder (Bill Elliott) is interfering, so gunslinger San Antonio Kid (Duncan Renaldo) is brought in to deal with Red Ryder. Good luck Red.
|South of the Border 1939 N/R, 71 min.|
Director: George Sherman
Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Lupita Tovar, Mary Lee, Duncan Renaldo, Selmer Jackson, Frank Reicher, William Farnum, Dick Botiller, Alan Edwards, Claire Du Brey, Jim Corey, Sheila Darcy, Charles King
With Germany being a big international threat just two years before World War II, this movie takes up the theme. Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog (Smiley Burnette) head to Mexico to deal with fascist agents who are causing real problems. Gene falls in love with Senorita Dolores (Lupita Tovar) and helps her uncle, Don Diego (Frank Reicher), move his cattle. Gene then discovers that a secret radio station is being used by revolutionaries and steps in to disrupt their plans.
|Spawn of the North 1938 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Action / Romance
Director: Henry Hathaway
Cast: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff, John Barrymore, Lynne Overman, Fuzzy Knight, Vladimir Sokoloff, Duncan Renaldo, Louise Platt, John Wray, Michio Ito, Stanley Andrews, Richard Ung, Henry Brandon
Set in the 1890s, this is the story of Alaskan fishermen and their struggles against Russian pirates who steal their traps. Good action-filled entry.
|Tiger Fangs 1943 N/R, 57 min.|
Director: Sam Newfield
Cast: Frank Buck, June Duprez, Duncan Renaldo, Howard Banks, J. Farrell MacDonald, Alex Havier, Arno Frey, Dan Seymour, Pedro Regas
It is World War II, and the Nazis have drugged tigers so they will eat rubber plant workers in Malayan jungles in order to deplete the Allies of rubber supplies for the war effort. Enter big game hunter Frank Buck who will bring an end to Nazi actions and strike a blow for the Allies.
|A Yank in Libya 1942 N/R, 67 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Albert Herman
Cast: H.B. Warner, Walter Woolf King, Joan Woodbury, Harry Parke, Duncan Renaldo, George J. Lewis, Wilhelm von Brincken, Howard Banks, Amarilla Morris, Jack O'Shea
Unwilling to give in when authorities fail to listen to his claims that Nazis are providing Libyan natives with guns, American correspondent Mike Malone (Walter Woolf King) continues the investigation on his own.
|Zorro Rides Again 1937 N/R, 210 min.|
Genre: Western / Adventure / Comedy / Romance
Director: John English, William Witney
Cast: John Carroll, Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo, Noah Beery, Richard Alexander, Nigel De Brulier, Bob Kortman, Roger Williams, Edmund Cobb, Mona Rico, Tom London, Harry Strang, Jerry Frank, Forrest Burns
James (John Carroll), the great-grandson of Zorro, becomes the new Zorro when called in to deal with a gang trying to take control of the new-construction California-Yucatan Railroad. It takes 12 episodes to get the job done in this serial.
|1. Border Patrol (1943)|
2. The Capture (1950)
3. Down Mexico Way (1941)
4. The Fighting Seabees (1944)
5. Gaucho Serenade (1940)
aka: Keep Rollin'
6. The Gay Amigo (1949)
7. Hands Across the Border (1943)
8. The Lone Ranger Rides Again (1939)
9. The Painted Stallion (1937)
10. Rebellion (1936)
11. Rough Riders' Round-Up (1939)
12. The San Antonio Kid (1944)
13. South of the Border (1939)
14. Spawn of the North (1938)
15. Tiger Fangs (1943)
16. Trader Horn (1931)
17. A Yank in Libya (1942)
18. Zorro Rides Again (1937)
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