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Melodramas (Motion pictures)
|Named Person:||Wild Bill Hickok; Jack McCall; Alan Le May|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sam Newfield; George Milton; Sig Neufeld; Buster Crabbe; Al St John; Charles King; Richard Talmadge; Johnny Carpenter; Edgar Franklin; Helen Westcott; Tom Brown; Maurice Wright; Joseph Kane; Jack Natteford; Roy Rogers; Mary Hart; Raymond Hatton; Cy Feuer; Robert N Bradbury; Paul Malvern; John Wayne; Virginia Brown Faire; George Hayes; Robert Tansey; Frances Kavanaugh; George W Weeks; John King; David Sharpe; Max Terhune; Frank Sanucci; George Templeton; Robert Preston; Robert Sterling; Chill Wills; Rudolph Schrager; Leonid Raab; Alan Le May; Producers' Releasing Corporation.; Wheeler Company.; Republic Pictures Corporation.; Lone Star Productions.; Monogram Pictures Corporation.; Vintage Playhouse (Firm)
|Notes:||Videodisc release of six motion pictures produced in 1933 (West of the divide), 1939 (Rough Riders' round-up), 1942 (Trail riders), 1945 (His brother's ghost), 1950 (The sundowners) and 1956 (I killed Wild Bill Hickok).
The sundowners is based on Thunder in the dust / by Alan LeMay.
The sundowners is presented in color, as filmed. The other five films are presented in black and white, as filmed.
Issued by the distributor as disc five in an eight-disc set. University of Pennsylvania Libraries have cataloged these discs separately.
His brother's ghost was 58 minutes duration when originally released. Rough Riders' round-up was 58 minutes duration when originally released. The sundowners was 83 minutes duration when originally released. I killed Wild Bill Hickok is listed on the disc label as I killed Wild Bill.
Aspect ratio 4:3.
|Credits:||(His brother's ghost) Director of photography, Jack Greenhalgh; editor, Holbrook N. Todd.
(I killed Wild Bill Hickok) Photography, Virgil Miller; editor, Maurice Wright; music, Darrell Calker.
(Rough Riders' round-up) Photography, Jack Marta; editor, Lester Orlebeck; music, Cy Feuer.
(West of the divide) Photography, Archie Stoud; editor, Carl Pierson.
(Trail riders) Photography, Robert Cline; editor, Ray Curtiss; music, Frank Sanucci.
(The sundowners) Director of photography, Winton C. Hoch; editor, Jack Ogilvie; music, Rudolph Schrager, Leonid Raab.
|Cast:||(His brother's ghost) Buster Crabbe, Al 'Fuzzy' Knight, Charles King.
(I killed Wild Bill Hickok) John Forbes [i.e. Johnny Carpenter], Helen Westcott, Tom Brown.
(Rough Riders' round-up) Roy Rogers, Mary Hart, Raymond Hatton.
(West of the divide) John Wayne, Virginia Faire Brown, George Hayes.
(Trail riders) John 'Dusty' King, David Sharpe, Max 'Alibi' Terhune.
(The sundowners) Robert Preston, Robert Sterling, Chill Wills.
|Description:||1 videodisc (353 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||His brother's ghost / PRC Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Sigmund Neufeld ; original story & screenplay by George Milton ; directed by Sam Newfield (52 min.) --
I killed Wild Bill Hickok / The Wheeler Company presents ; an Edgar Franklin Production ; director Richard Talmadge ; written and produced by John Carpenter (64 min.) --
Rough Riders' round-up / a Republic Production ; associate producer-director, Joseph Kane ; original screen play, Jack Natteford (53 min.) --
West of the divide / Lone Star Productions presents ; a Paul Malvern production ; directed by Robert N. Bradbury ; story and screen play by Robert N. Bradbury (53 min.) --
Trail riders / Monogram Pictures presents ; a George W. Weeks production ; story by Francis [sic] Kavanaugh ; directed by Robert Tansey (53 min.) --
The sundowners / a LeMay-Templeton Picture ; written and produced by Alan LeMay ; directed by George Templeton (79 min.).
|Other Titles:||His brother's ghost.
I killed Wild Bill Hickok.
Rough Riders' round-up.
West of the divide.
(I killed Wild Bill Hickock) "Told in flashback, this is the story of the man that shot Wild Bill Hickok."--IMDb website.
(Rough Riders' round-up) "Now that the Spanish-American [War] is over, Roy and other Rough Riders become border patrolmen. Their goal is to stop outlaws who are stealing gold from stage coaches and express offices."--IMDb website.
(West of the divide) "Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud."--IMDb website.
(Trail riders) "The sheriff of Gila Springs is murdered by gunmen, leaving the town wide open for corruption. Three traveling cowboys known as the Range Busters ride into town to clean things up."--IMDb website.
(The sundowners) "A story of a range-war in the Texas Panhandle in which the 'bad' brother villain fights for what is right ... and commits murder in its name, and the 'good' brother hero sanctions wholesale cattle rust[l]ing and, reluctantly in the end, comes to the realization that maybe he isn't doing the right thing."--IMDb website.
- Brigands and robbers -- West (U.S.) -- Drama.
- Ghosts -- West (U.S.) -- Drama.
- Hickok, Wild Bill, -- 1837-1876 -- Drama.
- McCall, Jack, -- 1851-1877 -- Drama.
- Revenge -- Drama.
- Political corruption -- West (U.S.) -- Drama.
- Le May, Alan, -- 1899-1964 -- Film adaptations.
- Brothers -- Drama.
- Ranches -- Texas -- Drama.
- Cattle stealing -- Texas -- Drama.