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Star of Texas Details

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Wayne Morris plays a Texas ranger who goes undercover to trap a criminal gang. Posing as a wanted killer, Morris is able to move freely amongst the town riffraff, unencumbered by the innocent ingenue (mainly because there is no innocent ingenue). The marshal learns that the brains behind the gang is a group of supposed respectable businessmen. Star of Texas was directed with verve by Thomas Carr, best known to modern viewers for his long association with the Superman TV series (Jack Larson, Superman's Jimmy Olsen, shows up in a supporting role). The film was one of a quartet of Wayne Morris vehicles produced in 1953-54 by Allied Artists, representing the last-ever Hollywood "B" western series. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Wayne Morris
as Ed Ryan
Paul Fix
as Luke Andrews
Frank Ferguson
as Marshal Bullock
Rick Vallin
as William Vance
Jack Larson
as John Jenkins
James Flavin
as Captain of Rangers
William Fawcett
as Soapy
Robert Bice
as Al Slade
Mickey Simpson
as Tom Traynor
John Crawford
as Ranger Stockton
Stanley Price
as Hank Caldwell
Lyle Talbot
as Telegraph Operator

Crew

Thomas Carr
Director
Dan Ullman
Screenwriter
Raoul Kraushaar
Composer (Music Score)
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