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|Along the Rio Grande|
|Directed by||Edward Killy|
|Written by||Stuart Anthony|
|Produced by||Bert Gilroy|
Betty Jane Rhodes
|Edited by||Frederic Knudtson|
|Music by||Paul Sawtell|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
A young cowhand and two friends join forces to avenge the murder of their former boss.
Cattle rustler Doc Randall holds a gun on rancher Pop Edwards while three hands, Jeff, Smokey and Whopper, are making a deposit for Pop at the bank. The boys get word Pop needs the money back, but when the banker refuses, they steal it and flee, chased by a posse. They return to find Pop dead. They are arrested, although the sheriff is sure someone else did the killing.
After an arrest and a jailbreak, cantina singer Mary Lawry doesn't care to get involved with Jeff until he confides he's working undercover for the law. Doc is tipped off by saloon girl Paula, who overhears Jeff's conversation with Mary. A trap is set, but Jeff and Doc trade punches until Smokey arrives with the lawmen, just in time.
- "Along the Rio Grande: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 13, 2014.
- Along the Rio Grande at TCMDB
- Churchill, Douglas W. (November 2, 1940). "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: William Powell Gets the Male Lead Opposite Myrna Loy in 'Married Bachelor' 'MARK OF ZORRO' TO OPEN Tyrone Power Star of Picture at Roxy--'Cherokee Strip' Arrives at the Rialto". New York Times. p. 19.
- Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p157
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