Son of a Badman (1949)

Genres - Western  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Lash LaRue stars as U.S. deputy, with Al "Fuzzy" St. John as his comic-relief deputy. Lash and Fuzzy are on the trail of El Sombre (Michael Whalen), a notorious bandit. Unbeknownst to everyone but the audience, El Sombre doubles as a kindly dentist named Jarvis. While trying to stem the villain's activities, Our Heroes rescue heroine Vicki (Noel Neill) from various perils. True to his name, Lash LaRue wields his bullwhip with deadly accuracy. Son of a Badman received better reviews than usual, by virtue of the clever screenplay by Ron Ormond and Ira Webb and the top-flight supporting cast.

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ambush, cattlemen, conflict, daughter, dentist, doctor/nurse, expose [revelation], gangster, husband, land, marshal, outlaw [Western], property, sheriff, sidekick, territory, transfer, widow/widower