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A Shot in the Dark (1935) Charles Lamont, Charles Starrett, Robert Warwick, Edward Van Sloan, Mystery, Thriller
In A Shot in the Dark, a popular title, a mystery death and college hijinks are the ingredients in this pleasant little whodunit from Chesterfield. Charles Starrett stars as Ken Harris, a college football hero whose roommate, Byron Coates (James Bush), is found dead outside their dormitory, a murder camouflaged as a suicide. Suspicion briefly centers on Byron’s look-alike half-brother (also Bush) but he, too, is found slain. Assisted by Byron’s sister Jean (Marian Shilling), an occasionally confounded Ken manages to get to the bottom of the alarming goings-on and unmask the murderer.
Steve is a Government Agent looking for the gang that stole the U.S. Mail. When Old Henry kills an outlaw trying to rob the stage, the outlaws gun down Henry at his home. His son Jack, just back from the East, is taught to shoot by the Durango Kid. Steve appears to join the gang in order to catch them.
Both Barrels Blazing (1945) Derwin Abrahams, Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Dub Taylor, Romance, Western
The outlaw gangs are robbing the railroads and the Rangers cannot follow them when they move to New Mexico. So Kip decides to take a vacation to New Mexico and, as the Durango Kid, bring Cass and his gang back to justice. But Cass and his gang are killed at the bank in a double cross and Kip must still find the loot. For this, he enlists the help of Tex and Grubstake, although Grubstake does not know it.