First, in "Branded a Coward," flashbacks provide insight into the disturbed childhood of prospective U.S. marshal Johnny Mack Brown, whose knees buckle when under fire. Billie Seward, Syd Saylor, Lloyd Ingraham co-star. Then, in "The Courageous Avenger," Brown is a heroic white hat battling rustlers and winning over beauty Helen Ericson. With Warner Richmond, Eddie Parker. 114 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English. Plays All Regions.