Best Western Movies of 1938

1.

Of Human Hearts

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

This is a story about family relationships, set in the time before and during the American Civil War. Ethan Wilkins is a poor and honest man who ministers to the human soul, while his son Jason yearns to be a doctor, helping people in the earthly realm. It is a rich story about striving for excellence, the tension of father-son rebellion, and the love of a mother that can never die.

Starring: Walter Huston, James Stewart, Beulah Bondi, Gene Reynolds, Guy Kibbee, Charles Coburn, John Carradine, Ann Rutherford, Leatrice Joy Gilbert, Charley Grapewin ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1938-02-11
2.

Gold Is Where You Find It

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Colonel Ferris, a wealthy farmer in northern California, is strongly opposed to hydraulic mining, a new method developed during the gold rush of the 1870's, which is flooding the area's prosperous farmlands. Despite Ferris' political stance, Jared Whitney, a mining engineer from the East, becomes friends with the colonel's son Lance and falls in love with his daughter Serena. Family tensions deepen when the colonel's brother Ralph gives up farming to go to San Francisco to work for his wife Rosanna's father, Harrison McCooey, a leader in the mining venture. When Lance follows Ralph, the colonel, focusing his anger on Jared, forbids him to see Serena.

Starring: George Brent, Olivia de Havilland, Claude Rains, Margaret Lindsay, John Litel, Marcia Ralston, Barton MacLane, Tim Holt, Sidney Toler, Henry O'Neill ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1938-02-12
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Painted Desert
3.

Painted Desert

2.9
5.9/10 IMDB

A cowboy and a bandit face off over possession of a valuable mine.

Starring: George O’Brien, Laraine Day, Ray Whitley, Stanley Fields, Maude Allen, Fred Kohler, Lloyd Ingraham, Harry Cording, Max Wagner, Lee Shumway ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1938-08-12
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Cassidy of Bar 20
4.

Cassidy of Bar 20

2.8
6.5/10 IMDB

Hopalong Cassidy, boss of the Bar 20 ranch in Texas, rides down the Camino Real in the New Mexico cattle country near Alamogordo, in response to an urgent message from his lifelong sweetheart, Nora Blake, who is in serious trouble. Before he and his saddlemates, "Lucky" Jenkins and "Pappy", can reach her ranch, they are stopped by Clay Allison, a cattle-rustler who is in almost complete control of the district, and wants to extend his holdings by seizing Nora's cattle and driving her out. Seeing Cassidy as a menace to his plans, he has him arrested on a trumped-up charge. Cassidy and his pals shoot their way out of the trouble and reach Nora;s ranch where they learn that Allison's henchmen have murdered her foreman, Tom Dillon, and Allison has sent for a crew of outlaws on the Texas border.

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Frank Darien, Nora Lane, Robert Fiske, John Elliott, Margaret Marquis, Gertrude Hoffmann, Carleton Young, Gordon Hart ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1938-02-25
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Six Shootin' Sheriff
5.

Six Shootin' Sheriff

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

Cowboy star Ken Maynard is Jim "Trigger" Morton, in town undercover while pursuing the man who framed him for robbery. But a well-placed shot tames a band of scofflaws and gains Morton the sheriff's badge. Now, he's riding on both sides of the law. The line is further blurred when old buddy Chuck (Walter Long) offers evidence of Morton's innocence in exchange for a blind eye to Chuck's impending postal heist in this classic Western.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Marjorie Reynolds, Lafe McKee, Walter Long, Bob Terry, Ben Corbett, Roger Williams, Harry Harvey, Tom London, Richard Alexander ..
Directed by: Harry L. Fraser
Release date: 1938-05-20
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Santa Fe Stampede
6.

Santa Fe Stampede

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

The Mesquiteers capture a horse thief who escapes justice through a crooked judge. They gather signatures urging the governor to investigate but a friend with the petition is murdered. Stony is accused.

Starring: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, June Martel, William Farnum, LeRoy Mason, Martin Spellman, Genee Hall, Walter Wills, Ferris Taylor ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-11-18
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Under Western Stars
7.

Under Western Stars

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

In his starring debut, Roy gets elected to Congress in order to bring water to the ranchers in his district. In Washington, he learns he needs the backing of a key congressman and gets that man to go west for an inspection trip. When the congressman is initially unimpressed, Roy gets the inspection party stranded without water to show the true conditions.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Maple City Four, Guy Usher, Tom Chatterton, Kenneth Harlan, Stephen Chase, Brandon Beach, Earl Dwire ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1938-04-20
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Pals of the Saddle
8.

Pals of the Saddle

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

The first of eight "Three Mesquiteers" Westerns to star John Wayne.

Starring: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Doreen McKay, Joseph Forte, George Douglas, Frank Milan, Ted Adams, Harry Depp, Dave Weber ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-08-28
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Texans
9.

The Texans

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

After the Civil War, an ex-Confederate soldier faces new battles, including the elements and a carpetbagger intent on destroying him.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Joan Bennett, May Robson, Walter Brennan, Robert Cummings, Raymond Hatton, Robert Barrat, Harvey Stephens, Francis Ford, Bill Roberts ..
Directed by: James P. Hogan
Release date: 1938-08-12
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Thunder in the Desert
10.

Thunder in the Desert

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Bob arrives looking for the killer of his uncle. When the Sheriff chases him and his partner Rusty, Reno thinks they are the men he is looking for and takes them into his gang. There Bob finds his uncle's gun and knows he has found the right gang. However he realizes the gang has an unknown leader and he sets out to find him.

Starring: Bob Steele, Louise Stanley, Don Barclay, Ed Brady, Charles King, Horace Murphy, Lew Meehan, Ernie Adams, Richard Cramer, Budd Buster ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1938-03-08
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Man from Music Mountain
11.

Man from Music Mountain

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

Scanlon is pulling off a land swindle by selling lots in a ghost town claiming the power company is bringing in a line. As a bonus he throws in shares in a worthless gold mine. Gene is on to Scanlon and tries to get him to buy back the deeds by salting the mine with gold. But when a new vein is really discovered Gene has to stop the sales but is trapped in the mine by Scanlon's men.

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Sally Payne, Ivan Miller, Ed Cassidy, Lew Kelly, Howard Chase, Al Terry, Frankie Marvin ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1938-08-15
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Lawless Valley
12.

Lawless Valley

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

After doing time for a crime he didn't commit, a cowboy tries to find the men who framed him.

Starring: George O’Brien, Kay Sutton, Walter Miller, Fred Kohler, Fred Kohler Jr., Lew Kelly, George MacQuarrie, Earle Hodgins, Chill Wills, Dot Farley ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1938-11-03
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Frontiersmen
13.

The Frontiersmen

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

The local school is causing Hoppy problems. First Bar 20 cattle are stolen when Hoppy investigates a problem there. Then the new teacher arrives and disrupts the routine of the Bar 20 hands. Later with the Bar 20 hands at graduation, the rustlers are poised to strike again. But there is dissension among them and this will lead to the break that Hoppy needs.

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Evelyn Venable, Charles Anthony Hughes, William Duncan, Clara Kimball Young, Emily Fitzroy, Dickie Jones, John Beach ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1938-12-16
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Billy The Kid Returns
14.

Billy The Kid Returns

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Billy's death is unknown, Roy gets Garrett to let him pose as Billy to continue the fight, but without the killing.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Smiley Burnette, Lynne Roberts, Morgan Wallace, Wade Boteler, Fred Kohler, Edwin Stanley, Horace Murphy, Joseph Crehan, Robert Emmett Keane ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1938-09-04
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Red River Range
15.

Red River Range

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

The Cattlemen's Association has called in the Mesquiteers to find cattle rustlers. They get Tex Riley to pose as Stony so Stony can arrive posing as a wanted outlaw. This gets Stony into the gang of rustlers and he alerts Tucson and Lullaby as to the next raid. But Hartley is on hand and unknown to anyone is the rustler's boss and he joins the posse with a plan that will do away with the Mesquiteers.

Starring: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Polly Moran, Lorna Gray, Kirby Grant, Sammy McKim, William Royle, Perry Ivins, Stanley Blystone ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-12-22
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Renegade Ranger
16.

The Renegade Ranger

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Two Texas Rangers have their worlds rocked by a wrongfully accused female bandit.

Starring: George O’Brien, Rita Hayworth, Tim Holt, Ray Whitley, Lucio Villegas, William Royle, Cecilia Callejo, Neal Hart, Monte Montague, Bob Kortman ..
Directed by: David Howard
Release date: 1938-09-16
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Where the Buffalo Roam
17.

Where the Buffalo Roam

2.4
5.7/10 IMDB

Tex returns to Santa Fe to find his Mother murdered. Foster runs the town and all crimes committed by his gang are blamed on Rogel and his men. He makes Tex Marshal but this backfires when Tex enlists Rogel and his men and goes after Foster who he now knows is responsible for his Mother's death.

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dorothy Short, Horace Murphy, 'Snub' Pollard, John Merton, Richard Alexander, Karl Hackett, Dave O'Brien, Bob Terry, Ed Cassidy ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1938-10-12
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Overland Stage Raiders
18.

Overland Stage Raiders

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

After gold shipments from a mining town have been hijacked, the three Mesquiteers buy a plane to fly the gold out. The owner of the shipping line brings in Eastern gangsters to thwart them.

Starring: John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Louise Brooks, Anthony Marsh, John Archer, Yakima Canutt, Gordon Hart, Roy James, Olin Francis ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-09-20
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Old Barn Dance
19.

The Old Barn Dance

2.3
5.3/10 IMDB

Autry and his buddies have a horse selling business which is threatened by a tractor company which claims horses are out of date.

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Joan Valerie, Sammy McKim, Walt Shrum and His Colorado Hillbillies, Maple City Four, Ivan Miller, Earl Dwire, Roy Rogers, Hooper Atchley ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1938-01-29
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Utah Trail
20.

Utah Trail

2.3
5.4/10 IMDB

Tex and his sidekicks arrive to help out his friend Jeffers, a railroad owner, only to find that he has been killed. They quickly run into trouble with an outlaw gang in their attempt to find the mysterious ghost train that supposedly runs on Jeffer's line.

Starring: Tex Ritter, White Flash, Horace Murphy, 'Snub' Pollard, Pamela Blake, Karl Hackett, Charles King, Ed Cassidy, Dave O'Brien, Bud Osborne ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1938-08-12
Best Western Movies of 1938 : On the Great White Trail
21.

On the Great White Trail

2.3
5.2/10 IMDB

Death stalked Garou's Landing, in the Canadian frozen north, but who was the killer who murdered two men and left them huddled in the snow. Sergeant Renfrew (James Newill, of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, accompanied by his dog, Silver King (Silver King the Dog), and Kay Larkin (Terry Walker) the daughter of the man, Andrew Larkin (Robert Frazer) accused of the crime, sets out to solve the crime and bring the real killer to justice.

Starring: James Newill, Terry Walker, Robert Frazer, Richard Alexander, Richard Tucker, Bob Terry, Eddie Gribbon, Walter McGrail, Philo McCullough, Charles King ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1938-07-22
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Girl of the Golden West
22.

The Girl of the Golden West

2.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Mary Robbins is a moderately educated, beautiful, young woman who owns the saloon called "The Poker". She is the only woman in the town of Couldee - making her the fancy of all the men there, especially to Sheriff Jack Rance. On the way to Monterey to sing at a mass officiated by Father Sienna, her stagecoach is held up by the infamous masked bandit, Ramerez. He too takes a fancy to Mary, and decides to secretly follow her, taking on the identity of an officer named, Lieutenant Johnson. While in Monterey, he dances, sings and courts Mary, who has now fallen in love with him. He then has to make a quick getaway. In the mean-time, Sheriff Jack has set up a trap to catch Ramerez at "The Poker". When Ramerez does arrive he soon discovers that Mary is the owner, and quickly changes to the identity of Lieutenant Johnson. How long can this charade last?

Starring: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Walter Pidgeon, Buddy Ebsen, Leo Carrillo, Leonard Penn, Priscilla Lawson, Bob Murphy, Olin Howland, Cliff Edwards ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1938-03-18
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Frontier Town
23.

Frontier Town

2.2
5.1/10 IMDB

Regan is passing off counterfeit money at rodeos betting on his man Denby. When Tex appears and wins all the events, Regan has him accused of murder. As Tex looks for the counterfeiters, his pals Stubby and Pee Wee keep the Sheriff off his trail.

Starring: Tex Ritter, White Flash, Ann Evers, Horace Murphy, 'Snub' Pollard, Karl Hackett, Charles King, Forrest Taylor, Ed Cassidy, Don Marion ..
Directed by: Ray Taylor
Release date: 1938-03-04
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Call The Mesquiteers
24.

Call The Mesquiteers

2.2
5.8/10 IMDB

In this episode of the western series, the Mesquitters try to stop a ring of silk thieves while dealing with a shady medicine show man and his kids. One of his offspring is a beautiful young woman. The Mesquiteers must hurry to find the thieves as they too are suspects.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Lynne Roberts, Earle Hodgins, Sammy McKim, Eddy Waller, Maston Williams, Eddie Hart, Pat Gleason ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1938-03-07
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Feud Maker
25.

The Feud Maker

2.0
5.3/10 IMDB

When Tex is brought in to fight in a range war between the cowmen and the nesters, he meets his old outlaw boss Lassiter. He learns Lassiter is behind the feud when Lassiter asks him to join up with his gang. Tex refuses and instead sets out to stop the feud but no one will believe him that Lassiter is responsible.

Starring: Bob Steele, Marion Weldon, Karl Hackett, Frank Ball, Budd Buster, Lew Meehan, Roger Williams, Forrest Taylor, Jack C. Smith, Lloyd Ingraham ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1938-04-16
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Knight of the Plains
26.

Knight of the Plains

2.0
4.6/10 IMDB

Peterson has a plan to obtain all the ranches in the valley. He gives Carson a phony Spanish land grant and has him pose as the Mexican owner. When Fred and Fuzzy have their cattle stolen by Peterson's men, they quickly become involved in the scheme.

Starring: Fred Scott, Al St. John, Marion Weldon, John Merton, Richard Cramer, Frank LaRue, Lafe McKee, Emma Tansey, Jimmy Aubrey, James Sheridan ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1938-05-07
27.

The Terror of Tiny Town

2.0
3.9/10 IMDB

Using a conventional Western story with an all dwarf cast, the filmmakers were able to showcase gags such as cowboys entering the local saloon by walking under the swinging doors, and pint-sized cowboys galloping around on Shetland ponies while roping calves.

Starring: Billy Curtis, Yvonne Moray, 'Little Billy' Rhodes, Billy Platt, John T. Bambury, Joseph Herbst, Charles Becker, Nita Krebs, George Ministeri, Karl 'Karchy' Kosiczky ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1938-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Romance Road
28.

Romance Road

2.0
4.8/10 IMDB

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police sergeant must mediate a land rights dispute between an advancing railroad construction gang and French Canadian trappers in the rugged Northwest Territory of Canada.

Starring: Walter Cassel, Anne Nagel, Craig Reynolds, Linda Perry, Owen King, Chuck Hamilton, Gordon Hart, Leyland Hodgson, Stuart Holmes, Wade Lane ..
Directed by: Bobby Connolly
Release date: 1938-01-29
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Heart of the North
29.

Heart of the North

1.9
5.3/10 IMDB

A two-fisted Canadian Mountie leads lawmen in pursuit of the thieves who stole an Edmonton-bound freighter's cargo.

Starring: Dick Foran, Gloria Dickson, Gale Page, Allen Jenkins, Patric Knowles, Janet Chapman, James Stephenson, Anthony Averill, Joe Sawyer, Joe King ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1938-12-10
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Hawaiian Buckaroo
30.

Hawaiian Buckaroo

1.7
7.6/10 IMDB

Cowboys live amidst Hawaiian scenery and song.

Starring: Smith Ballew, Evalyn Knapp, Harry Woods, Pat J. O'Brien, George Regas, Benny Burt, Laura Treadwell ..
Directed by: Ray Taylor
Release date: 1938-01-14
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Code of the Rangers
31.

Code of the Rangers

1.7
6.8/10 IMDB

A Texas Ranger is faced with the task of bringing his outlaw brother to justice.

Starring: Tim McCoy, Rex Lease, Judith Ford, Wheeler Oakman, Frank LaRue, Edward Earle, Edward Peil Sr., Kit Guard, Roger Williams, Jack Ingram ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1938-04-07
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Panamint's Bad Man
32.

Panamint's Bad Man

1.7
7.5/10 IMDB

A hero goes undercover to uncover outlaws while singing to a heroine and being sneered at by a bad guy.

Starring: Smith Ballew, Evelyn Daw, Noah Beery, Stanley Fields, Harry Woods, Pat J. O'Brien, Armand 'Curly' Wright ..
Directed by: Ray Taylor
Release date: 1938-07-07
Best Western Movies of 1938 : West of the Santa Fe
33.

West of the Santa Fe

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

US marshal Lawlor (Starrett) takes on a gang of cattle rustlers headed by Taylor (Dick Curtis). His reasons are partly personal: Conway (Edward LeSaint), the cattle-baron father of Lawlor's sweetheart Madge (Meredith), has been murdered by Taylor's minions.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Iris Meredith, Dick Curtis, Robert Fiske, LeRoy Mason, Bob Nolan, Hank Bell, Edmund Cobb ..
Directed by: Sam Nelson
Release date: 1938-10-02
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Law of the Texan
34.

Law of the Texan

1.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Ore shipments are being stolen and the Rangers send Buck and his men to guard the next shipment. When that is stolen also, Buck is kicked out of the Rangers.

Starring: Buck Jones, Dorothy Fay, Kenneth Harlan, Donald Douglas, Matty Kemp, Joe Whitehead, Forrest Taylor, José Luis Tortosa, Tommy Mack, Milisa Sierra ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1938-10-24
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Heroes of the Hills
35.

Heroes of the Hills

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

In this entry in the long-running series of westerns, the Three Mesquiteers transform their ranch into a prison farm to provide a model for prison reform. They are opposed by a local contractor who wants to build a standard prison.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Priscilla Lawson, LeRoy Mason, James Eagles, Roy Barcroft, Barry Hays, Carleton Young, Forrest Taylor ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-08-01
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Riders of the Black Hills
36.

Riders of the Black Hills

1.6
6.3/10 IMDB

Riders of the Black Hills is a 1938 American Western directed by George Sherman. The intrepid cowboys known as the Three Mesquiteers; Stony (Robert Livingston), Tucson (Ray Corrigan) and Lullaby (Max Terhune) are on the case when rancher Peg Garth's (Maude Eburne) prize racehorse is abducted by bookie Rod Stevens (Tom London) and a secret cohort to prevent it from winning an important race.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Ann Evers, Roscoe Ates, Maude Eburne, Frank Melton, Johnny Lang Fitzgerald, Jack Ingram, John P. Wade ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-06-15
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Lone Ranger
37.

The Lone Ranger

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

In 1865, Captain Mark Smith of the Confederate Army leads a band of deserters to conquer Texas and rule it as a dictator. In one of his first actions, he captures and assumes the identity of Texas' new Finance Commissioner, Colonel Marcus Jeffries, after having the real man murdered. When a contingent of Texas Rangers enters the territory, Snead, one of Smith's men, leads them into an ambush by Smith's "troopers". The Rangers are apparently wiped out, although one injured survivor is left. The survivor, nursed back to health by Tonto, swears to avenge the massacre and defeat "Colonel Jeffries" and his men.

Starring: Bruce Bennett, Lee Powell, Chief Thundercloud, Lynne Roberts, Stanley Andrews, George Cleveland, William Farnum, Hal Taliaferro, Lane Chandler, George Montgomery ..
Directed by: John English, William Witney
Release date: 1938-02-13
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Ride a Crooked Mile
38.

Ride a Crooked Mile

1.6
6.7/10 IMDB

The son of a cattle-rustling Cossack immigrant must choose between following the straight path and helping his father escape from prison.

Starring: Leif Erickson, Akim Tamiroff, Frances Farmer, Lynne Overman, John Miljan, J. M. Kerrigan, Genia Nikolaieva ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1938-12-09
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Outlaws of Sonora
39.

Outlaws of Sonora

1.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Outlaws of Sonora is a 1938 American Western "Three Mesquiteers" B-movie directed by George Sherman.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Jack Mulhall, Otis Harlan, Jean Joyce, Sterlita Peluffo, Tom London, Gloria Rich, Edwin Mordant ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-04-14
Best Western Movies of 1938 : In Old Mexico
40.

In Old Mexico

1.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Escaped criminal "The Fox" hates Hoppy and a Rurales colonel for imprisoning him and lures Cassidy to Mexico in order to exact his vengeance.

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Paul Sutton, Al Ernest Garcia, Jan Clayton, Trevor Bardette, Betty Amann, Anna Demetrio, Glenn Strange ..
Directed by: Edward D. Venturini
Release date: 1938-09-09
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Partners of the Plains
41.

Partners of the Plains

1.6
6.6/10 IMDB

Lorna Drake has inherited a ranch. Hoppy teaches her a bit about ranching and handles Scar Lewis, the bad guy, in the process.

Starring: William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Harvey Clark, Gwen Gaze, Hilda Plowright, John Warburton, Al Bridge, Al Hill, Earle Hodgins, John Beach ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1938-01-14
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Gold Mine in the Sky
42.

Gold Mine in the Sky

1.5
6.6/10 IMDB

As executor of the owner's will, singing ranch foreman Gene must see that the daughter/heiress doesn't marry without his approval.

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, J.L. Franks' Golden West Cowboys, Craig Reynolds, Helen Ainsworth, LeRoy Mason, Frankie Marvin, Robert Homans, Eddie Cherkose ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1938-07-04
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Prairie Moon
43.

Prairie Moon

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Gene takes care of three tough kids sent west from Chicago after their father died and left them a cattle ranch. They help him catch a bunch of rustlers.

Starring: Gene Autry, Shirley Deane, Tommy Ryan, Walter Tetley, David Gorcey, Stanley Andrews, William Pawley, Warner Richmond, Ray Bennett, Tom London ..
Directed by: Ralph Staub
Release date: 1938-10-07
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Song of the Buckaroo
44.

Song of the Buckaroo

1.5
6.6/10 IMDB

An outlaw on the run assumes the identity of a dead man. When in his new identity he finds himself elected the mayor of a small town, he decides to go straight.

Starring: Tex Ritter, Jinx Falkenburg, Mary Ruth, Tom London, Frank LaRue, Charles King, Bob Terry, Horace Murphy, George Chesebro, 'Snub' Pollard ..
Directed by: Albert Herman
Release date: 1938-12-07
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Purple Vigilantes
45.

The Purple Vigilantes

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

David Ross organizes the ranchers into a vigilante group to rid the town of outlaws. The plan succeeds but the trouble starts when some of the men form a new vigilante group and posing as the original one plunder for loot.

Starring: Robert Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Joan Barclay, Earl Dwire, Earle Hodgins, Francis Sayles, George Chesebro, Robert Fiske, Jack Perrin ..
Directed by: George Sherman
Release date: 1938-01-24
Best Western Movies of 1938 : The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
46.

The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok

1.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A group of "Phantom Raiders" interfere with a cattle drive from Texas to Abilene; fortunately, U.S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok is appointed to ensure the success of the mission.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Monte Blue, Carole Wayne, Frankie Darro, Dickie Jones, Sammy McKim, Kermit Maynard, Roscoe Ates, Roscoe Ates, Chief Thundercloud ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright, Sam Nelson
Release date: 1938-06-30
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Bar 20 Justice
47.

Bar 20 Justice

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Hoppy's friend Dennis owns a rich gold mine. Frazier who owns the adjoining mine and wants the Dennis mine, has Dennis killed. Hoppy steps in to take over running the Dennis mine and learns Frazier's men sneak into and work the Dennis mine at night. Hoppy captures one of Frazier's men only to be captured in return by Frazier and left to die in a burning building.

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Gwen Gaze, William Duncan, Pat J. O'Brien, Paul Sutton, John Beach, Joe De Stefani, Walter Long ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1938-06-24
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Heart of Arizona
48.

Heart of Arizona

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Belle Starr has returned from time in prison only to face a hail of bullets, along with rescue by Hoppy and the Bar 20 gang.

Starring: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, John Elliott, Billy King, Natalie Moorhead, Dorothy Short, Stephen Chase, John Beach, Lane Chandler ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1938-04-22
Best Western Movies of 1938 : California Frontier
49.

California Frontier

1.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Halstead forces the Land Agent to alter the records and then kicks the Mexicans off their land. Buck has been sent to investigate and quickly joins up with Juan Cantova in the fight against Halstead. To keep Buck from seeing the records, Halstead has the Agent murdered. His men then claim Juan killed him and both Buck and Juan then find themselves wanted dead or alive.

Starring: Buck Jones, Carmen Bailey, Milburn Stone, José Pérez, Soledad Jiménez, Stanley Blystone, Carlos Villarías, Paul Ellis, Ernie Adams, Forrest Taylor ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1938-12-15
Best Western Movies of 1938 : Forbidden Valley
50.

Forbidden Valley

1.5
6.3/10 IMDB

In this youth-oriented western, a young man's father is wrongfully accused of murder. Unfortunately, his pa can't prove it and so flees into the rugged mountains. He brings his boy with him. In those lonely hills lives a sad, but wealthy young woman. Love blossoms between the son and the girl as the son struggles to clear his father's name and bring the real villains to justice.

Starring: Noah Beery Jr., Frances Robinson, Robert Barrat, Fred Kohler, Alonzo Price, Samuel S. Hinds, Stanley Andrews, Spencer Charters, Charles Stevens, Soledad Jiménez ..
Directed by: Wyndham Gittens
Release date: 1938-02-13

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