The best Perry Murdock’s movies

Perry Murdock

Perry Murdock

18/09/1901- 19/04/1988
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Paradise Canyon

Paradise Canyon
5.1/10
John Wyatt is a government agent sent to smash a counterfeiting operation near the Mexican border. Joining Doc Carter's medicine show they arrive in the town where Curly Joe, who once framed Carter, resides.

Breed of the Border

Breed of the Border
6.3/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/03/1933
  • Character: Red - Henchman
Joe has Cowboy-Race Driver Brent drive him to the border where his men slug Brent, and he shoots Stafford and takes his bonds. Brent's old friend Chuck arrives and the two head out to find the gang and recover the bonds.

Tombstone Terror

Tombstone Terror
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 24/04/1935
  • Character: Tramp / Singer
Jimmy Dixon, pursued by a band of Mexicans, changes clothes with a tramp, who takes off on his horse. Four miles later, Jimmy walks onto the Double-O Ranch, from which he had been thrown off four years before by his dad, who had blamed Jimmy for something that his twin brother Duke had done. Duke, home from college, took over the ranch when Mr. Dixon became ill, and has run it into the ground. When Duke goes to the bank to repay a debt to Jimmy, he rides onto Phoenix with all of the ranch money.

Law of the West

Law of the West
5.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 19/03/1932
  • Character: A Henchman
For revenge the outlaw Morgan steals the Carruthers young son. Seventeen years later Carruthers arrives in the valley where Morgan, his gang, and the now grown Bob hide. After Morgan shoots Tracy, he tells Bob that Carruthers did it and sends Bob out after him. But unknown to Bob, Morgan has put blanks in his gun.

Border Phantom

Border Phantom
5.8/10
Cowboy Larry O'Day and his sidekick Lucky Smith happen upon a distraught Barbara Hartwell, who is about to be arrested for the murder of her uncle. With Barbara behind bars, Larry is determined to find the real killer and soon finds himself in the middle of a mystery involving crazed German entomologists and a smuggling ring bringing Chinese "picture girls" across the Mexican border for sale to wealthy Chinese bachelors.

The Man from Hell's Edges

The Man from Hell's Edges
5.7/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 14/06/1932
  • Character: Joe Danti
A cowboy after the man that killed his father goes to prison to get in with his gang.

A Demon for Trouble

A Demon for Trouble
5.7/10
Dyer is buying ranches and then retrieving his check by having his gang kill the owner. Bob Worth arrives just as Buck Morton is killed and gets blamed for the murder. Fleeing from the Sheriff, Bob teams up with the Mexican outlaw Golinda. Having seen Dyer pay off his men, he has a plan to trap him and Golinda is just the man he needs to make it work.

The Gallant Fool

The Gallant Fool
6.2/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 28/05/1933
  • Character: Connors
The circus arrives in Great Shows. Rainey Big Ben and Kit Denton, the star of the show, are informed that no representation will be allowed in the city, and that their presence is not desired by the local potentate. This incomprehensible hatred is equaled only by the Kit 's father's contempt for women. Kit, who criticized his father's contemptuous attitude towards Alicia, his girlfriend, Kit's father tells him of the drama he lived in Big Ben many years earlier.

Trailing North

Trailing North
8.5/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 15/05/1933
  • Character: Informer
As Powers is dying he tells Lee to look for a man with a girl named Mitzi. Heading north by dog sled as Curly the Kid, he finds her and her friend Lucky. But Flash is another friend and Lee is in trouble when his true identity becomes known.

Smokey Smith

Smokey Smith
6.7/10
  • Release: 01/04/1935
  • Character: Henchman Butch
The parents (Horace B. Carpenter)(Vane Calvert) of Smokey Smith (Bob Steele) are murdered while traveling with a wagon train that is attacked by outlaws. Smokey swears revenge but his only possible chance lies in finding the member of the border-gang who took a ring from his father's finger. The sheriff (Earl Dwire) of a nearby border town makes Smokey a deputy after the latter saves his life when outlaws attack a stagecoach the sheriff is escorting. This enables Smokey to find the hideout of the gang that killed his parents, and he, posing as a wanted man, is able to join the gang. He soon incurs the wrath of gang-member Kent(Warner Richmond), who is jealous over the attention that Bess Bart (Mary Kornman, step-daughter of the gang-leader, "Blaze" Bart (George 'Gabby' Hayes), is showing Smokey.

Near the Rainbow's End

Near the Rainbow's End
6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 10/06/1930
  • Character: Perry - Cowhand
Despite past friendliness, cattle ranchers Tom and Jim Bledsoe, father and son, fence off their range to prevent its use by neighboring sheep ranchers Tug Wilson and Buck Rankin, suggesting that they hope to end their recent loss of cattle. Rankin (not Rankins) shoots Tug, who is unaware of Rankin's lawless activities, in an argument and Jim is accused of murder and also stampeding the sheep. Believing Jim is guilty, Tug's daughter, Ruth, aids Buck in capturing Jim, but he escapes. Ruth gets help from Sheriff Hank Bosley, and a sheepherder, Sanchez, reveals Rankin's responsibility for both the rustling of Bledsoe's cattle and the killing of Wilson.

Kid Courageous

Kid Courageous
6.3/10
  • Genre: ActionWestern
  • Release: 02/02/1935
  • Character: Pedro / Cantina Brawler
The man Bannister has sent to investigate the trouble at his mine has disappeared. This time his son Bob goes, quickly learning that Kincade is the culprit. Kincade has been taking gold from the mine and now plans to kidnap Teresa and skip across the border.

Headin' North

Headin' North
6.6/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/11/1930
  • Character: Snicker Kimball
Having helped his father escape the law, Jim Curtis heads north with the Marshal chasing him. He and his pal Snicker elude the Marshall by changing clothes with two actors. Now forced to do vaudeville skits, Jim finds the man responsible for his and his father's problem working in the same saloon.

The Oklahoma Sheriff

The Oklahoma Sheriff
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 10/07/1930
Sheriff has a crooked deputy, also objects to his daughter's boyfriend. Crooked deputy kills the sheriff in a robbery. Boyfriend saves the dough, captures the murderer, and gets the girl.

The Hunted Men

The Hunted Men
6.9/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 01/04/1930
  • Character: Henchman Curly
Spitzer wants the Gordon ranch, so he has his men waylay and rob him as he returns with money. Dick finding the body also finds a blood soaked money wrapper, a clue that will help him find the culprits.

A Texas Cowboy

A Texas Cowboy
6.1/10
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 26/12/1929
  • Character: Jim Valentine (as Perry Murdoch)
Dick Carlysle returns home to find that his mother has married Brute Kettle who is really out to get the Carlysle ranch. First Kettle gets Bennett to forge a letter saying Dick relinquishes his inheritance in the ranch and then he tries to get Dick's mother to relinquish hers.

The Amazing Vagabond

The Amazing Vagabond
  • Genre: Western
  • Release: 07/04/1929
  • Character: Haywire
A wealthy scion toughens up in a rough-and-tumble lumber camp when he is forced to defend Phil Dunning and his daughter from the brutal George Hobbs

Captain Careless

Captain Careless
  • Release: 26/08/1928
  • Character: Perry
Captain Careless is a 1928 film

Lightning Speed

Lightning Speed
  • Genre: Action
  • Release: 26/08/1928
  • Character: Shorty
Jack Pemberton, a cub reporter falls in love with Betty (Mary Mayberry), the governor's daughter. During an investigation into racketeering, Jack learns that gangster Velvet is attempting to kidnap Betty in order to force her father to pardon a relative on death row.

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