Westward Ho (1942)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Sub-Genres - B-Western  |   Run Time - 56 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The all-purpose title Westward Ho was applied in 1942 to this "Three Mesquiteers" western. This time, the Mesquiteers are Tucson Smith, Stony Brooke and Lullaby Joslin, here played respectively by Bob Steele, Tom Tyler and Rufe Davis. Our heroes converge on a small town to solve a series of mysterious bank robberies. The "mystery" is solved the moment Evelyn Brent shows up on screen as the seemingly respectable bank president. In virtually every one of her western appearances of the 1940s, the talented Ms. Brent was cast as the "secret" criminal mastermind, and this film is no exception.

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bad-guy, bank-personnel, bank-robbery, cowboy, gangster, good-guy, investigator, robbery