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Law of the Pampas (1939)

Passed | | Adventure, Western | 3 November 1939 (USA)
Hoppy and Lucky are headed to South America to deliver a herd of cattle. Bad guy Ralph Merritt gets in their way. For a while.

Director:

Nate Watt

Writers:

Harrison Jacobs (screenplay), Clarence E. Mulford (based on characters created by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Boyd ... Hopalong Cassidy
Russell Hayden ... Lucky Jenkins
Sidney Toler ... Fernando Ramirez
Steffi Duna ... Chiquita
Sidney Blackmer ... Ralph Merritt
Pedro de Cordoba ... Jose Valdez
William Duncan ... Buck Peters
Anna Demetrio ... Dolores Ramirez
Eddie Dean ... Curly (Naples in credits)
Glenn Strange ... Slim Schultz
Jo Jo La Savio Jo Jo La Savio ... Ernesto (as Jojo La Sadio)
The King's Men The King's Men ... Singing Cowhands
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Storyline

Hoppy and Lucky deliver cattle to Valdez in Argentina. Merritt is after Valdez's ranch and has his son and daughter killed, supposedly in an accident. Examining the bullet, Hoppy suspects murder. Hoppy then remembers Merritt and finds his picture on an old USA wanted poster. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Taglines:

Cassidy fights the Pampas rustlers...and beats them with their own weapons! See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lei dos Pampas See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (edited TV)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Wide Range System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is one of 54 Hopalong Cassidy features produced by Harry Sherman, initially distributed by Paramount Pictures from 1935-1941, and then by United Artists 1942-1944, which were purchased by their star William Boyd for nationally syndicated television presentation beginning in 1948 and continuing thereafter for many years, as a result of their phenomenal success. Each feature was re-edited to 54 minutes so as to comfortably fit into a 60 minute time slot, with six minutes for commercials. It was not until 50 years later that, with the cooperation of Mrs. Boyd. i.e. Grace Bradley, that they were finally restored to their original length with their original opening and closing credits intact. See more »

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[repeated line]
Don Fernando 'Ferdy' Maria Lopez Ramirez, aka 'El Melancolio': Don't call me Ferdy. The name is Fernando!
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Follows Renegade Trail (1939) See more »

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