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Borderland (1937)





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An above-average "Hopalong Cassidy" series entry, Borderland has Hoppy (William Boyd) going undercover as a bandit in a tough Mexican border town in order to trap a notorious bandit known only as The Fox. Not even sidekicks Johnny Nelson (James Ellison) and Windy (George "Gabby" Hayes) are in on the scheme, concocted jointly by Mexican Army Colonel Gonzales (Trevor Bardette) and Texas Ranger Major Stafford (Earle Hodgins). Lodging with widowed Grace Rand (Nora Lane) and her small daughter, Molly (Charlene Wyatt), both of whom he abuses in order to protect his cover, Hoppy learns that The Fox (Stephen Morris aka Morris Ankrum) is himself performing a bit of masquerade, in this case as a halfwit known as Loco. Windy, however, innocently spills the beans and is promptly kidnapped along with Molly. Chased by Hoppy, who is himself tailed by the villain's henchmen, Gonzales' troops, and a wounded Johnny Nelson, The Fox (alias Loco) escapes to his secret hideaway, a cabin stocked with dynamite. There, Hoppy catches up with him and in an exciting finale keeps the master villain at bay until help arrives. ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi


William Boyd
as Hopalong Cassidy
James Ellison
as Johnny Nelson
Jimmy Ellison
as Johnny Nelson
George 'Gabby' Hayes
as Windy Halliday
Stephen Morris
as Loco, aka The Fox
Charlene Wyatt
as Molly Rand
John Beach
as Texas Ranger Bailey
Al Bridge
as Dandy Morgan
Nora Lane
as Grace Rand
George Cheseboro
as Tom Parker
Trevor Bardette
as Col. Gonzales
Alan Bridge
as Dandy Morgan
George Chesebro
as Tom Parker
Karl Hackett
as American visitor
Robert Walker
as American vistor
J.P. McGowan
as sheriff
Jack Evans
as henchman
Earl Hodgins
as Major Stafford
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