Western Heritage (1948)

Genres - Western  |   Release Date - Jan 24, 1948 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 61 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Western Heritage was Tim Holt's first western vehicle for the 1947-48 season, discounting his previous appearances in RKO Radio's "Zane Grey" series. Together with his new saddle pal Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), Holt mediates a feud between ranchers and land barons. The villains use a forged land grant as an excuse to plunder and pillage, but our hero puts a stop to all that. Nan Leslie makes her third co-starring appearance opposite Tim Holt, while former RKO cowboy star Richard Powers (aka Tom Keene) shows up as one of the bad guys. Also featured in the cast as a saloon singer is Lois Andrews, the highly publicized "child bride" of comedian Georgie Jessel.

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bad-guy, cattle, con/scam, conflict, cowboy, gangster, good-guy, land, land-scheme, outlaw [Western], ranch, rustler, scheme, songwriter, Spain, trick