Orphan of the Pecos (1938)

Genres - Action, Romance, Western  |   Run Time - 57 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Orphan of the Pecos is one of the eight Tom Tyler westerns produced by Victory Pictures during the 1937-38 season. Victory was owned by legendary fast-buck entrepreneur Sam Katzman, who also directed this particular film. Tyler is cast as Tom Wade, an agent of the Cattlemen's Protection Agency; this time, he's after the man who killed his parents. Like most of the Victory productions, Orphan of the Pecos has a script seemingly made up on the spur of the moment, compelling Tyler to mouth some bizarre ad-libs. Tom Tyler was seen to better advantage in later years as a character actor and villain in both westerns and contemporary films.

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bad-guy, cowboy, father, good-guy, investigation, killing, man, murder, robbery, romance, search, ventriloquist, voice [speaking], wife