In Old Oklahoma (re-issue title is War of the Wildcats) John Wayne fights it out over some oil leases and a woman.
This is fair formula western, sort of a remake of “The Searchers”. A tough frontier (Jack Elam) trapper tracks the young Cheyenne warrior who kidnapped his daughter (Lana Wood).
John Wayne plays John Blair. He and his partner, Larry Adams (Lane Chandler) are out of work when the arrival of telegraph ends the Pony Express. They get swindled by Cal Drake for a telegraph line and equipment to a ghost town. John determines that he will operate the line and learns that a coach race will be staged and he signs up for it. The fastest team in the race will win a $25,000 government contract.
Here’s another Tim McCoy western. Martin hid a half a million dollars in government bonds on his ranch before someone did him in. Inspector Carson (Tim McCoy) must capture the murderer and recover the bonds.
The Drifter is a vaudevillian drama about a man who returns from prison to get tangled up in a lot of intrigue with the shady characters around him.
Tim McCoy plays a hired gunman Rancher Morgan hired in response to a range war. The leading lady was a woman named Rosalinda Price. It was her only movie.
This movie stars Dennis O’Keefe and Gail Russell. It’s the true story about Dan Patch, who held the record for being the fastest harness horse in the world from 1909 to 1938.