New DVD & Blu-Ray Releases
When their pursuit of a bank-robbing duo takes them over the Canadian border, Montana lawmen Gene Autry and Pat Buttram team up with RCMP constable Richard Emory--whose partner was killed by the crooks--to show the baddies that justice knows no boundaries, in "Gene Autry And The Mounties" (1951). Next, ex-Texas Ranger Gene straps on his six-shooters again and board the "Night Stage To Galveston" (1952) to clean up the corruption-plagued state police. With Buttram, Thurston Hall, Judy Nugent. And when the man he's about to arrest for murder claims he's already done time for killing the same victim, circuit court judge Autry faces a baffling legal challenge in "Goldtown Ghost Riders" (1953), with Smiley Burnette and Gail Davis. Two-disc set also includes "Loaded Pistols." 7 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
It's Bob Steele doing the hunting, and the men he's after in this silent sagebrusher are the black-hearted baddies who robbed and murdered his girlfriend's pa in order to get her family's land. It's a cinch that, once he finds them, Bob will deliver some Steele-hard justice. Jean Reno, Lew Meehan also star. 53 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.
Emotionally charged western featuring Jack Palance as gunfighter Jacob Wade, who attempts to reintroduce himself into son Riley's (Anthony Perkins) life after deserting him 17 years earlier. But Riley's anger gets in the way of a resolution, and an ornery gambler seeks vengeance from Jacob for stealing his woman. Neville Brand, Robert Middleton also star. 87 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Freight-runner Holt takes on the predatory businessman out to raid his "Wagon Train" (1940). Martha O'Driscoll co-stars. Drifter Holt, aka "The Fargo Kid" (1940), gets mistaken for a notorious outlaw when he rides into town on the bad man's cayuse. Emmett Lynn co-stars. Horse-driver Holt puts a corrupt phone lineman on hold in "Cyclone On Horseback" (1941). Marjorie Reynolds co-stars. Tim the rancher makes a devious dam owner tap out in "Riding The Wind" (1942). Lee "Lasses" White co-stars. Sheriff Holt must stop a greedy shyster from grabbing up "Land Of The Open Range" (1942). Janet Waldo co-stars. Cowhand Holt goes undercover to find out who's sabotaging a stage line in "Thundering Hoofs" (1942). Ray Whitley co-stars. Tim has to become a "Red River Robin Hood" (1942) to take on a swindler abusing a land grant. Cliff Edwards co-stars. As troubleshooter for the "Overland Telegraph" (1951), Holt must find out who's sabotaging the line's completion. Gail Davis co-stars. Lastly, Holt's the "Trail Guide" (1952) who must set things right for terrorized homesteaders. 9 hrs. total on three discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
First, trouble rides the rails in "Vigilantes Of Dodge City" when hijackers plunder a freight outfit run by a comely businesswoman, but Red Ryder and Little Beaver are ready to derail the varmints. "Wild Bill" Elliott, Bobby Blake, and Alice Fleming star. Next, learn how Red Ryder was given his wonder horse Thunder by none other than Teddy Roosevelt (!), then must defend the steed when it's accused of murder (!!), in "Sun Valley Cyclone." With Elliott, Blake, Roy Barcroft. 106 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.