Cattle Stampede

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"HE'S A TRIGGER-QUICK GUY! And The Toughest Badmen Can't Stop Him (original poster)"
  • NR
  • 1943
  • 51 min
  • 6.3  (109)

Cattle Stampede is a classic western movie from 1943 starring Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, and Frances Gladwin. The movie follows the story of Dan Matthews (Buster Crabbe), a local rancher who is forced to undertake a dangerous journey across the country in order to save his property from a hostile takeover. Set in the rugged landscapes of the American West, the movie opens with Matthews discovering that his ranch has been taken over by crooked land developer Ed Parker (Charles King) who is forcing all the neighboring ranchers to sell out to him at a fraction of the cost. Despite his initial reluctance, Matthews realizes that he must take action if he wants to retain his property.

With the help of his trusted friend and sidekick Andy (Al St. John), Matthews sets out on a perilous journey across the country to raise funds to save his ranch. Along the way, they encounter all manner of obstacles and hurdles including hostile ranchers, corrupt lawmen, and brutal weather conditions.

Adding to the tension is the fact that Matthews must race against time as Parker has set a deadline for him to come up with the money, failure to do so will result in the loss of his ranch. As the situation becomes increasingly dire, Matthews and Andy must rely on their wits and their guns to overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.

Throughout the movie, the chemistry between the lead actors is evident as they banter and trade jokes while facing seemingly insurmountable odds. Crabbe’s portrayal of Matthews is nuanced and understated, balancing toughness with vulnerability, while St. John’s comedic timing adds a lightheartedness to the otherwise tense scenes.

The action in Cattle Stampede is fast-paced and thrilling, with several memorable shootouts and chase scenes. The movie’s climax is particularly exhilarating, as Matthews and Parker face off in a final showdown that will determine the fate of the ranching community.

Along with the stellar performances by the cast, the movie is beautifully shot, using the stunning landscapes of the West to create a sense of grandeur and scale. Whether it’s the expansive vistas of the plains or the rugged canyons and mountains, the cinematography captures the essence of the American West in all its majesty.

Cattle Stampede is a classic western movie that is sure to appeal to fans of the genre. With its engaging story, memorable characters, and riveting action, the movie is a testament to the enduring appeal of the Western as a genre. Whether you’re a fan of Buster Crabbe or simply looking for a thrilling adventure set against the backdrop of the American West, Cattle Stampede has something for everyone.

Cattle Stampede is a 1943 western with a runtime of 51 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3.

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    51 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (109)