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Buffalo Bill Rides Again Details

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Produced by Jack Schwartz for low-budget company Screen Guild, this mild Western starring the veteran Richard Arlen was apparently the first entry in a proposed series. Arlen played the title role, here assigned by the army to quell an Indian attack on the powerless settlers. The Indians are accusing Tom Russell (John Dexter) of murdering a member of the tribe, an act, as Buffalo Bill discovers, actually committed by a gang of outlaws hired by investment company owner J.B. Jordon (Frank O'Connor). Buffalo Bill Rides Again was soundly defeated by a low budget and slipshod direction by the veteran Bernard B. Ray. Popular B-Western villain Ted Adams disappeared mysteriously halfway through the film, only to be replaced by Edmund Cobb. Jennifer Holt, the daughter of Arlen contemporary Jack Holt and by far the busiest B-Western heroine of the 1940s, had little to do other than letting herself be kidnapped by evil Gil Patric. Arlen, whose career dated back to the silent era, was perhaps a mite too old and stout by 1946 when this film was produced to become an acceptable B-Western hero. No further Buffalo Bill Westerns were produced by Schwartz. ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi

Cast

Ted Adams
as Sam
Richard Arlen
as Buffalo Bill
Holly Bane
as Rankin
Edward Cassidy
as Sheriff
Edmund Cobb
as Morgan
Fred Graham
as Mr. Dawson
Paula Hill
as Dawson's Daughter
Frank McCarroll
as Hank
Frank O'Connor
as Mr. Jordan
George Sherwood
as Mr. Smith
Lee Shumway
as Steve
Charles Stevens
as White Mountain
Carl Mathews
as Pete

Crew

Bernard B. Ray
Director
Barney A. Sarecky
Screenwriter
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