The Fighting Marshal

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The Fighting Marshal
The Fighting Marshal.jpg
Film poster
Directed by D. Ross Lederman
Written by Frank Howard Clark
(story)
Frank Howard Clark
(adaptation)
Frank Howard Clark
(dialogue)
Starring Tim McCoy
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline
(as Benjamin Kline)
Edited by Otto Meyer
Production
company
Columbia Pictures
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • November 25, 1931 (1931-11-25)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Fighting Marshal is a 1931 American Pre-Code Western film directed by D. Ross Lederman and starring Tim McCoy. [1]

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Plot

Tim Benton (Tim McCoy) is falsely accused of killing his own father and escapes from prison along with brutish Red Larkin (Matthew Betz). The fugitives head for the former Benton mine now operated by the villainous John Sebastian (Ethan Laidlaw), where Tim plans to rob the payroll. En route, they are discovered by Bob Dinsmore (Anders Van Haden), the new marshal of Silver City, who is killed by Red. [2]

Cast

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References

  1. Hans J. Wollstein (2014). "The Fighting Marshal". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on December 7, 2014. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
  2. The Fighting Marshal film profile, allmovie.com; accessed July 22, 2015.