The Pony Express Rider (1976)

Genres - Western  |   Sub-Genres - Traditional Western  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Designed for the regional family trade, Pony Express Rider is a fond harkback to the Saturday afternoon westerns of old. Stewart Paterson plays the title character, a young frontiersman hoping to avenge his father's death. He takes a job with the Pony Express mail service in hopes of running across his dad's murderer. The supporting cast is populated with such always-welcome reliables as Joan Caulfield, Henry Wilcoxon, Ken Curtis, Slim Pickens and Dub Taylor. Pony Express Rider was directed by Robert J. Totten, a specialist in episodic television horse operas.

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father, killing, Pony-Express, revenge