Flashing Guns (1947)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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After a brief mid-1940s burst of originality, Monogram's Johnny Mack Brown western series settled back into the commonplace with such entries as Flashing Guns. In this outing, Brown tries to save his pal Shelby (Raymond Hatton) from being thrown off his ranch by crooked banker Ainsworth (James E. Logan). To do this, our hero must prove that the banker is in cahoots with the local gambling boss (Douglas Evans). This he does, and as a bonus exposes the banker as the secret head of an outlaw gang. Good location photography keeps this rubber-stamp western afloat.

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claim-jumpers, ranch, bad-guy, bank-personnel, cowboy, foreclosure, gambling, good-guy, homestead, land-scheme, land-war, mortgage