6.3/10
58
2 user

Rustlers on Horseback (1950)

The people around the town of Sloan Junction think that George Parradine is just a harmless book salesman, but he heads a gang of crooks planning to rob and pillage on a large scale. Their ... See full summary »

Director:

Fred C. Brannon

Writer:

Richard Wormser
Reviews
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Allan Lane ... Marshal Rocky Lane (as Allan 'Rocky' Lane)
Black Jack Black Jack ... Black Jack
Eddy Waller ... Nugget Clark
Roy Barcroft ... Leo Straykin
Claudia Barrett ... Carol Reynolds
John Eldredge ... George Parradine
George Nader ... Jack Reynolds
Forrest Taylor ... Josh Taylor
John Cason ... Henchman Murray
Stuart Randall ... Jake Clune
Douglas Evans Douglas Evans ... Lawyer Ken Jordan
Tom Monroe Tom Monroe ... Guard Outside Hotel
Learn more

More Like This 

Texas Dynamo (1950)
Action | Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Stanton, backed by the citizen's peace patrol making him the only armed man in town but actually the head of a gang of crooks, has Julia Beck elected mayor as an honest front for his ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Nazarro
Stars: Charles Starrett, Smiley Burnette, Lois Hall
Certificate: Passed Action | Comedy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Widow Mahoney, the best cook in town and hotel proprietor , along with her larcenous sons, is trying to take control of the town's water supply so she can acquire the valley ranchland cheaply.

Director: Ray Nazarro
Stars: Charles Starrett, Smiley Burnette, Gail Davis
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

One of the passengers on a train to Tombstone decides to rob it of the $250,000 it is carrying.

Director: William Berke
Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Robert Lowery, Wally Vernon
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, John Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Bob Rankin (... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: Tim Holt, Elaine Riley, Douglas Fowley
Certificate: Passed Action | Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Arthur Cameron has spent many years establishing the mountain forest community of New Horizon for underprivileged boys. His chief assistant is Hattie Hickory who cooks and acts as a foster ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ford
Stars: Rex Allen, Jeff Donnell, Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Arizona Ranger Larry Grant is posing as an outlaw while hunting for an outlaw gang, secretly led by Lance Corbin, that is stealing silver in Mexico and smelting it into bars for sale in the... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Fox
Stars: Whip Wilson, Andy Clyde, Virginia Herrick
Short Grass (1950)
Certificate: Passed Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

After accidentally happening upon some loot money, a New Mexico drifter starts a ranching business with a partner but runs into a ruthless land-grabbing clan of neighboring cattlemen.

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: Rod Cameron, Cathy Downs, Johnny Mack Brown
Pony Soldier (1952)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In 1876, a Canadian North West Mounted Police Constable must obtain the release of white hostages captured by the Cree tribes that are raiding Montana from their Canadian reservation.

Director: Joseph M. Newman
Stars: Tyrone Power, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Gomez
The Revengers (1972)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

When a rancher's family is massacred by a gang of outlaws, he assembles a mean team of convicts as his posse to pursue the killers.

Director: Daniel Mann
Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Woody Strode

Photos

Edit

Storyline

The people around the town of Sloan Junction think that George Parradine is just a harmless book salesman, but he heads a gang of crooks planning to rob and pillage on a large scale. Their base of operations is the Reynolds ranch acquired by Parradine's front man, Leo Straykin, after killing the former owner. Needing money to finance their plan, they have rigged a scheme to cheat easterner Josh Taylor out of the $125,000 he is carrying to invest in the Reynolds ranch for a large group of people who want to settle there. To help check the titles and boundaries, Taylor has brought along a lawyer, Kenneth Jordan, and a surveyor, Johnny Bennett, who is really Jack Reynolds, the son of the former owner who is trying to find out who murdered his father. Circumstances permit undercover Marshal Rocky Lane to join the outlaw gang as a gunman, and with him is his sidekick, Nugget Clark, an itinerant patient medicine peddler. Rocky is working to uncover the identity of the head man, and his ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

DRAMA OF LAND THIEVES...and how a western frontier Marshal Stopped Them! See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

In an early scene, Clune is knocked off his horse. An obvious dummy is shown being dragged behind his horse instead of Clune. See more »

Quotes

[Rocky and Jack have just knocked out two henchmen]
Nugget Clark: All finished?
Marshal Rocky Lane: No, just getting started!
See more »

User Reviews

 
A bit more plot
24 July 2013 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Rustlers On Horseback has a bit more plot to it than the usual B western from Republic. US Marshal Rocky Lane through a streak of good fortune has his prisoner killed by outlaws and then is mistaken for that prisoner. Which allows him to infiltrate the gang his prisoner was traveling to join for a bit of undercover work.

Good thing too because the outlaw gang that Roy Barcroft leads has quite a scheme in mind for a place that Barcroft murdered the owner to acquire. It makes a perfect hideout for an outlaw gang. But there is also Forrest Taylor who is bringing over a $100,000.00 to buy parcels of land for a new settlement. The idea is to steal his money and keep the ranch. And Barcroft is the muscle, there's a different guy who is doing the planning.

As these type westerns were meant for the Saturday matinée kid crowd usually the emphasis is on action. Action there is, but this one also has an interesting story line for us older kids as well.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Rancho da Discórdia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Women on Set: Celebrating Directors in Their Field

Inspired by The Farewell director Lulu Wang's call to action at the 2020 Independent Spirit Awards, we celebrate women filmmakers working in their field.

Watch the video



Recently Viewed