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Desert Pursuit (1952) George Blair, Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, George Tobias, Western

Desert Pursuit (1952)
In this bizarre western, two prospectors strike it rich and set out across Death Valley with their riches. They are chased by three Arabs astride camels (they are left-overs from a proposed government program that brought the desert beasts to the US to assist with desert travel). The locals who see the Arabs pass by mistake them for everything from Indians to the 3 Wise Men. The prospectors are assisted by the real Indians who dispatch with the Arabs.

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Fighting Trouble (1956) George Blair, Huntz Hall, Stanley Clements, Adele Jergens, Action, Adventure, Comedy

Fighting Trouble 1956
“Sach” has become a camera fiend so, in the pursuit of some ready cash, “Duke” takes him and his photographs to the editor of the New York Morning Blade, Mr. Ray Vance. He hires them to get some photos of gangland boss Frankie Arbo but Mr. Arbo does not care to have his picture in the papers and dislikes cameramen for the same reason. “Sach” and “Duke” pose as interior decorators in the penthouse of Mae Randall in order to get photos of Arbo. Later, at Arbo’s night club, the boys learn that the gangster is importing a tough hoodlum from Chicago. “Sach” and “Duke” lure the visiting gunman, Handsome Hal Lomax to Mrs. Kelly’s boardinghouse and trick him into staying there through false police calls. “Sach” masquerades as Handsome Hal and gets away with it, and he and “Duke” manage to get into Arbo’s inner office with the Boss and his henchmen, and the boys are cut into the gang’s racket, which is counterfeit money.

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