Three on the Trail (film)

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Three on the Trail
Directed by Howard Bretherton
Produced by Harry Sherman
Screenplay by Doris Schroeder
Vernon Smith
Starring William Boyd
James Ellison
Onslow Stevens
Muriel Evans
George "Gabby" Hayes
Claude King
William Duncan
Music byCharles Sargent
CinematographyArchie Stout
Edited byEdward Schroeder
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • April 24, 1936 (1936-04-24)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Three on the Trail is a 1936 American Western film directed by Howard Bretherton, written by Doris Schroeder and Vernon Smith, and starring William Boyd, James Ellison, Onslow Stevens, Muriel Evans, George "Gabby" Hayes, Claude King and William Duncan. It was released on April 24, 1936, by Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]

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Premise

An evil gang is involved in both cattle rustling and the robbing of stagecoaches. Hoppy must stop them without help from the sheriff who turns out be a major outlaw himself.

Cast

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References

  1. "Three on the Trail (1936) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-03-04.
  2. Nugent, Frank S. (1936-05-05). "Movie Review - Three on the Trail - Harvard Solves the Hopalong Cassidy Mystery: He's The Hero of the Latest Western Cycle". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-03-04.