Best Western Movies of 1944

1.

Tall in the Saddle

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

When Rocklin (John Wayne) arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who hired him as a foreman has been murdered. He is out to solve the murder and thwart the scheming to take the ranch from its rightful owner.

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Audrey Long, Elisabeth Risdon, Donald Douglas, Paul Fix, Russell Wade, Emory Parnell ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1944-09-29
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buffalo Bill
2.

Buffalo Bill

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Scout William F. Cody (Joel McCrea) marries a U.S. senator's daughter (Maureen O'Hara), fights the Cheyenne and leads a Wild West show.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan, Anthony Quinn, Moroni Olsen, Frank Fenton, Matt Briggs, George Lessey ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1944-04-02
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buckaroo Bugs
3.

Buckaroo Bugs

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Red Hot Ryder is sent to catch the Masked Marauder (Bugs Bunny) who is terrorizing a small Western town.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Robert Clampett
Release date: 1944-08-26
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Oklahoma Raiders
4.

Oklahoma Raiders

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

In this western, two cowboys go to buy fresh horses for the cavalry and end up taking on two badguys and a female vigilante.

Starring: Tex Ritter, Fuzzy Knight, Dennis Moore, Jennifer Holt, Jack Ingram, George Eldredge, John Elliott, Slim Whitaker, I. Stanford Jolley, Richard Alexander ..
Directed by: Lewis D. Collins
Release date: 1944-03-17
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Frontier Outlaws
5.

Frontier Outlaws

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Billy Carson, looking for rustlers, kills Bradley in a gun fight. Arrested, the judge finds him innocent but jails him anyway. When the rustling resumes he is released and posing as a Mexican cattle buyer he hopes to trap the culprits.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Marin Sais, Frances Gladwin, Charles King, Jack Ingram, Kermit Maynard, Ed Cassidy, Emmett Lynn, Budd Buster ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1944-03-04
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Nevada
6.

Nevada

2.8
6.1/10 IMDB

Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his $7000 and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Anne Jeffreys, Nancy Gates, Guinn Williams, Craig Reynolds, Richard Martin, Harry Woods, Alan Ward, Edmund Glover, Larry Wheat ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1944-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Firebrands Of Arizona
7.

Firebrands Of Arizona

2.8
6.8/10 IMDB

The sheriff camps outside of town and tries to arrest Froggy and Sunset, but a gang of outlaws helps them get away.

Starring: Smiley Burnette, Sunset Carson, Peggy Stewart, Earle Hodgins, Roy Barcroft, LeRoy Mason, Tom London, Jack Kirk, Bud Geary, Rex Lease ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Song of Nevada
8.

Song of Nevada

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

When John Barrabbee's plane makes an emergency landing, he wanders off and joins Roy's cattle drive. Later he learns he was killed when his plane resumed its flight and crashed. He also learns his daughter is going to sell his ranch and marry a man he dislikes. So he gives Roy a job on the ranch and sends him off to see if he can prevent both of these events while he remains in hiding. Written by Maurice VanAuken Western girl moves east and influenced badly by her snobby fiance. She returns to sell her deceased father's ranch. The father isn't really dead, though; he's hoping that his friend Roy can restore the girl's western values. Songs include "New Moon Over Nevada," "A Cowboy has to Yodel in the Morning," and "The Harum Scarum Baron of the Harmonium." Written by Ed Stephan

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Mary Lee, Lloyd Corrigan, Trigger, Thurston Hall, John Eldredge, Forrest Taylor, George Meeker, Emmett Vogan ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-08-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Lumberjack
9.

Lumberjack

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille, Ellen Hall, Francis McDonald, Ethel Wales, Hal Taliaferro, Charles Morton, Herbert Rawlinson ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-04-28
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Hands Across the Border
10.

Hands Across the Border

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Ruth Terry, Guinn Williams, Onslow Stevens, Mary Treen, Joseph Crehan, Duncan Renaldo, LeRoy Mason, Janet Martin ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-01-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Oath of Vengeance
11.

Oath of Vengeance

2.6
5.6/10 IMDB

Steve Kinney and his henchman, Mort, are trying to stir up trouble between the local ranchers and farmers, behind a wave of rustling and lawlessness. Mort kills Vic, a Kirby cowhand, and lays the blame on Dan Harper, the leader of the farmers faction. Storekeeper Fuzzy Q. Jones, fearful of losing the outstanding charge-accounts he has on his books, drags his reluctant pal, Billy Carson, into the fray, and the two soon prove Kinney and his henchmen to be behind the valley's troubles.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Mady Lawrence, Jack Ingram, Charles King, Marin Sais, Karl Hackett, Kermit Maynard, Hal Price, Frank Ellis ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1944-12-09
Best Western Movies of 1944 : The Falcon Out West
12.

The Falcon Out West

2.6
6.1/10 IMDB

When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim was slipped rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own kidnapping and near death.

Starring: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale, Joan Barclay, Cliff Clark, Edward Gargan, Minor Watson, Donald Douglas, Lyle Talbot, Lee Trent ..
Directed by: William Clemens
Release date: 1944-03-17
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Lights of Old Santa Fe
13.

Lights of Old Santa Fe

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Tom Keene, Lloyd Corrigan, Trigger, Claire Du Brey, Arthur Loft, Roy Barcroft, Lucien Littlefield ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1944-11-06
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Can't Help Singing
14.

Can't Help Singing

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

With the California Gold Rush beginning, Senator Frost's singing daughter Caroline loves a young army officer; the Senator can't stand him, and has him sent to California. Headstrong Caroline follows him by train, riverboat, and covered wagon, gaining companions en route: a vagrant Russian prince and gambler Johnny Lawlor, who just might take her mind off the army.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Robert Paige, Akim Tamiroff, David Bruce, Leonid Kinskey, June Vincent, Ray Collins, Andrew Tombes, Thomas Gomez, Clara Blandick ..
Directed by: Frank Ryan
Release date: 1944-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Zorro's Black Whip
15.

Zorro's Black Whip

2.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Pretty Girl Barbara Mededith takes over her murdered brother's crusading newspaper. She also assumes the dead sibling's identity as "The Black Whip," righting the wrongs of Crescent City very much in the manner of her famous ancestor, Zorro.

Starring: George J. Lewis, Linda Stirling, Lucien Littlefield, Francis McDonald, Hal Taliaferro, John Merton, John Hamilton, Tom Chatterton, Tom London, Jack Kirk ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1944-11-16
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Dead or Alive
16.

Dead or Alive

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

The Rangers are after Yackey and his gang. Posing as an outlaw, Dave arrives as Panhandle's prisoner and works his way into the gang. Tex arrives and joins Wright's committee. Tex plans a trap for the gang but things go awry when the gang catches Tex and the Committee catches Dave and both are about to be hung.

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Marjorie Clements, Rebel Randall, Ray Bennett, Charles King, Bud Osborne, Henry Hall, Ted Mapes ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1944-11-09
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Wild Horse Phantom
17.

Wild Horse Phantom

2.4
5.3/10 IMDB

A lawman stages a prison break so a gang of imprisoned robbers will lead him to their hidden loot.

Starring: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Janet Warren, Kermit Maynard, Budd Buster, Hal Price, Robert Meredith, Frank Ellis, Frank McCarroll, John L. Cason ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1944-10-28
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Arizona Whirlwind
18.

Arizona Whirlwind

2.4
6.0/10 IMDB

US marshals Ken, Hoot and Bob stop a gang dressed as Indians from robbing the stage. After getting repairs at the relay station, but before they get to town, another trap is set, but they get away. In town, they search the stage and find nothing. But hidden in the axle grease can are diamonds. Polini wants them cut into smaller diamonds so that he can easily dispose of them. Throughout this Western, the courageous trio faces off against cunning opponents, including the gang's merciless leader (Ian Keith) and an unsuspecting banker (Karl Hackett).

Starring: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Myrna Dell, Ian Keith, Ernie Adams, Karl Hackett, Charles King, Dan White, George Chesebro ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1944-02-21
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Cowboy and the Senorita
19.

Cowboy and the Senorita

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Chip has inherited a supposedly worthless gold mine from her father and Craig Allen is about to buy it. Roy suspects the mine may be valuable and using a clue left by Chip's father, investigates. He finds the hidden shaft that contains the gold and with the posse chasing him on a trumped up robbery charge, races to town with ore samples hoping to get there before the ownership is transferred.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Mary Lee, Dale Evans, John Hubbard, Guinn Williams, Fuzzy Knight, Dorothy Christy, Lucien Littlefield, Hal Taliaferro ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-05-13
20.

Gentle Annie

2.4
6.1/10 IMDB

The Goss family live on a farm they call the dust bowl where the wind blows during the day and the coyotes howl at night. When the train is robbed, everyone thinks that Cotton and Violet were the ones that did the job, but no one has any proof. US Marshal Lloyd Richland comes into town in disguise to find the truth and he finds that the sheriff is corrupt and that the Goss family is gosh darn nice. They take in Richland and a stranded woman named Mary without any questions. Cotton believes that Sheriff Tatum shot their pa in the back, and the sheriff is now trying to plug the boys. Richland is looking for the train robbers, and at the same time is keeping an eye on Tatum and the lovely young Mary.

Starring: James Craig, Donna Reed, Harry Morgan, Marjorie Main, Paul Langton, Barton MacLane, John Philliber, Morris Ankrum, Noah Beery, Frank Darien ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1944-12-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Trigger Trail
21.

Trigger Trail

2.4
5.8/10 IMDB

Trigger Trail is a Western drama featuring the tale of Clint Farrell (played by Rod Cameron) , an aspiring lawyer who must use both his wits and his brawn to save his town from being taken over by a villainous railroad financier.

Starring: Rod Cameron, Fuzzy Knight, Eddie Dew, Vivian Austin, Ray Whitley, Lane Chandler, George Eldredge, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Davison Clark, Michael Vallon ..
Directed by: Lewis D. Collins
Release date: 1944-07-07
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Westward Bound
22.

Westward Bound

2.4
6.8/10 IMDB

Learning that Montana is about to become a state and that property values will rise rapidly, Caldwell is using his outlaw gang to force the ranchers off their land.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Betty Miles, Harry Woods, Weldon Heyburn, Karl Hackett, Hal Price, John Bridges, Dan White ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1944-01-17
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Barbary Coast Gent
23.

Barbary Coast Gent

2.4
6.2/10 IMDB

Honest Plush Brannon is a con-man thrown out of the Barbary Coast in San Francisco in the 1880s and headed for the gold rush region of Nevada. He discovers a real mine which lead to several complications.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Binnie Barnes, John Carradine, Bruce Kellogg, Frances Rafferty, Chill Wills, Noah Beery, Henry O'Neill, Ray Collins, Morris Ankrum ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1944-09-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Harmony Trail
24.

Harmony Trail

2.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Sent to investigate a payroll robbery, Marshall Rocky meets his old friends Ken, Eddie, and Max. He has the serial numbers and when Pop puts on his medicine show they get one of the bills. This enables Ken to see through Sorrell's scheme that threw the blame on an innocent rancher and he sets out to prove it. Written by Maurice Van Auken

Starring: Ken Maynard, Ruth Roman, Eddie Dean, Gene Alsace, Max Terhune, Glenn Strange, Robert McKenzie, Bud Osborne, Dan White, Hal Price ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1944-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : The Yellow Rose of Texas
25.

The Yellow Rose of Texas

2.3
5.4/10 IMDB

Insurance Investigator Roy is looking for Weston and the missing money he supposedly obtained in a robbery. When he catches him and listens to his story, he changes his mind about him. A freak accident locates the missing money box and they find the seal unbroken. Roy then announces the box will be opened at the showboat that evening.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Grant Withers, Harry Shannon, George Cleveland, Weldon Heyburn, Hal Taliaferro, Tom London, Dick Botiller, Janet Martin ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-06-24
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Guns of the Law
26.

Guns of the Law

2.3
5.7/10 IMDB

The Texas Rangers take on a shyster who is trying to bilk a family of their money after he learns that an oil company thinks their land may contain the black gold.

Starring: Dave O'Brien, James Newill, Guy Wilkerson, Jennifer Holt, Budd Buster, Charles King, Jack Ingram, Bob Kortman, Robert Barron, Frank McCarroll ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1944-03-30
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Belle of the Yukon
27.

Belle of the Yukon

2.1
5.2/10 IMDB

Left by a con man, Belle De Valle, a dancer, finds him again in gold-rush Alaska running an honest casino/dance hall.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, Dinah Shore, Bob Burns, Charles Winninger, William Marshall, Guinn Williams, Robert Armstrong, Florence Bates, Victor Kilian ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1944-12-27
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Wells Fargo Days
28.

Wells Fargo Days

2.1
5.5/10 IMDB

A notorious arrives in Sunrise and turns in his gun and promises to avoid trouble. But when robbers shoot his good friend, he straps on his gun again and takes off in pursuit.

Starring: Dennis Moore, Ed Cassidy, Lafe McKee, Louise Stanley, Jack Rockwell, Karl Hackett, Eva McKenzie, Art Baker ..
Directed by: Mack V. Wright
Release date: 1944-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Gangsters of the Frontier
29.

Gangsters of the Frontier

2.0
5.6/10 IMDB

Tex put the Kern gang away once but they have returned with reinforcements and have take over the town of Red Rock capturing the townsmen and forcing them to work for them in the gold mines. Dave and Tex then organize the ranchers into the Territorial Rangers. After blowing up the mines to keep the gang from getting the gold, they are ready for the showdown between the two sides. Written by Maurice VanAuken

Starring: Tex Ritter, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Patti McCarty, Harry Harvey, Betty Miles, I. Stanford Jolley, Marshall Reed, Clarke Stevens, Charles King ..
Directed by: Elmer Clifton
Release date: 1944-09-22
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Sheriff of Las Vegas
30.

Sheriff of Las Vegas

1.8
7.2/10 IMDB

In this western, brave Red Ryder and his sidekick save a murdered judge's son from going to jail by proving that someone else killed his father.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Peggy Stewart, Selmer Jackson, William Haade, Jay Kirby, John Hamilton, Kenne Duncan, Bud Geary ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-12-31
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Call of the Rockies
31.

Call of the Rockies

1.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Cowboy Sunset Carson teams up with Frog Millhouse on a routine supply trip to Placer City. Before long, the duo find themselves ambushed by a team of dastardly highwaymen embroiled in an extortion ring. Sunset and Frog must then go undercover to set things right for a mining town under siege. Galloping hooves, spittin' six shooters, and all manner of disreputable behavior ensue.

Starring: Smiley Burnette, Sunset Carson, Harry Woods, Kirk Alyn, Ellen Hall, Frank Jaquet, Charles Williams, Jack Kirk, Tom London, Bob Kortman ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-07-14
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Outlaw Roundup
32.

Outlaw Roundup

1.6
7.3/10 IMDB

Ranger Tex Wyatt introduces himself as the notorious bandit Spade Norton. Crooked saloon owner Red Hayden believes him until the real Spade turns up and all hell breaks loose.

Starring: James Newill, Dave O'Brien, Guy Wilkerson, Helen Chapman, Jack Ingram, I. Stanford Jolley, Charles King, Reed Howes, Bud Osborne, Frank Ellis ..
Directed by: Harry L. Fraser
Release date: 1944-02-10
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Marshal of Reno
33.

Marshal of Reno

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

One of two towns will be selected to be the County Seat and Editor Palmer has a gang working to make sure his town is chosen. Investigating the lawlessness, Red Ryder poses as an outlaw to get into the gang hoping to find out who the boss is. But Palmer knows Red and exposes his true identity when he arrives and Red and Gabby then find themselves prisoners of the gang. [Written by Maurice Van Auken]

Starring: Bill Elliott, George "Gabby" Hayes, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Herbert Rawlinson, Jay Kirby, LeRoy Mason, Blake Edwards, Fred Graham, Jack Kirk ..
Directed by: Wallace Grissell
Release date: 1944-07-02
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Hidden Valley Outlaws
34.

Hidden Valley Outlaws

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.

Starring: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, Roy Barcroft, Kenne Duncan, John James, Fred 'Snowflake' Toones, Budd Buster, Tom London, LeRoy Mason ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1944-04-01
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Vigilantes of Dodge City
35.

Vigilantes of Dodge City

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

This "Red Ryder" entry stars Gordon "Wild Bill" Elliot as Ryder. The heroine (Linda Stirling) is having troubles with the freight company that she owns. Time and again, her coaches are beset by hooded thieves. With Red Ryder on the job, the robbers haven't got a chance, but they put up a fight anyway.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Linda Stirling, LeRoy Mason, Hal Taliaferro, Tom London, Steve Barclay, Bud Geary, Kenne Duncan ..
Directed by: Wallace Grissell
Release date: 1944-11-15
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Mystery Man
36.

Mystery Man

1.6
6.5/10 IMDB

Hoppy's ranch is threatened by rustlers. Hoppy and the gang oblige as usual.

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Don Costello, Eleanor Stewart, Francis McDonald, Forrest Taylor, Jack Rockwell, John Merton, Pierce Lyden ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1944-05-31
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Moonlight and Cactus
37.

Moonlight and Cactus

1.6
7.0/10 IMDB

The swinging Andrews Sisters provide the musical interludes and romance in this western. They play a trio of WW II era ranchers. That they are so good at running it proves terrible surprise for a ranch hand who has just returned home after serving in the Navy.

Starring: Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Laverne Andrews, Leo Carrillo, Elyse Knox, Tom Seidel, Shemp Howard, Eddie Quillan, Murray Alper, Tom Kennedy ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1944-09-08
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Texas Masquerade
38.

Texas Masquerade

1.6
6.9/10 IMDB

A young Eastern lawyer, seriously injured in a stage holdup, secures the help of Hoppy, California and Jimmy in completing his mission to his woman cousin's ranch in Texas. The ranch, as are others in the same area, is being plagued by a gang called the Night Riders, while the friendly local town lawyer is trying to cajole the cousin into selling out to him. Hoppy begins by arriving in the town, separate from his pals, all spiffed up and dandified, posing as the Eastern lawyer...

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Don Costello, Mady Correll, Francis McDonald, Russell Simpson, J. Farrell MacDonald, Nelson Leigh, Robert McKenzie ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1944-02-08
Best Western Movies of 1944 : San Fernando Valley
39.

San Fernando Valley

1.6
6.7/10 IMDB

A ranch owner fires his ranch hands and brings in women to replace them. The owner's daughter wants the male hands back and comes up with a plan to do it.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Jean Porter, Andrew Tombes, Charles Smith, Edward Gargan, Dot Farley, LeRoy Mason, Vernon and Draper ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1944-09-15
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Sheriff of Sundown
40.

Sheriff of Sundown

1.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Bringing his large cattle herd to Sundown, rancher Tex Jordan must sell his cattle to corrupt baron Jack Hatfield. He does OK but learns Hatfield is cheating the small outfits. When one refuses to sell he is murdered and Tex then decides to stay and take up the fight. He is appointed a special Agent by the Governor but unknonw to him the Governor's Secretary is a spy for Hatfield and reveals his plans.

Starring: Allan Lane, Linda Stirling, Max Terhune, Twinkle Watts, Roy Barcroft, Duncan Renaldo, Bud Geary, Jack Kirk, Herbert Rawlinson, Tom London ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-11-07
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Forty Thieves
41.

Forty Thieves

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

When he runs for sheriff, Hoppy is beaten by Jerry Doyle, the gutless wonder voted for by every crook in town. When Hoppy moves to have the new sheriff impeached, outlaw leader Tad Hammond hires forty gunslingers to stop him. Stop Hoppy? Hah!

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille, Louise Currie, Kirk Alyn, Herbert Rawlinson, Robert Frazer, Glenn Strange ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-06-23
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Tucson Raiders
42.

Tucson Raiders

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

In Elliot's initial appearance as Red Ryder, he finds himself framed for murder. Little Beaver then foils the crooked Sheriff's attempt to have Red killed escaping jail. When Hannah Rogers gives the Sheriff a note, Red sees her give him a signal. Gabby lifts the note and Red decodes it. The Duchess then gets a confession from Hannah enabling Red to set out after the outlaws. Written by Maurice Van Auken

Starring: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Alice Fleming, Ruth Lee, Peggy Stewart, LeRoy Mason, Stanley Andrews, John Whitney, Bud Geary, Karl Hackett ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1944-05-14
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Cowboy Canteen
43.

Cowboy Canteen

1.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Song and comedy revue, featuring Western talents, along with a theatrical troupe taking their vacation on the Lazy B Ranch run by Steve Bradley. Steve is about to enter the army and he and Tex Coulter compete for the love of Connie Grey.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Jane Frazee, Barbara Jo Allen, Tex Ritter, Roy Acuff and His Smoky Mountain Boys and Girls, Guinn Williams, Jimmy Wakely and His Saddle Pals, Max Terhune, Dub Taylor, Bill Hughes ..
Directed by: Lew Landers
Release date: 1944-02-09
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Marshal of Gunsmoke
44.

Marshal of Gunsmoke

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

U.S. marshal Ritter arrives in town to round up bandits who are attempting to fix the local elections.

Starring: Tex Ritter, Russell Hayden, Fuzzy Knight, Jennifer Holt, Harry Woods, Herbert Rawlinson, Johnny Bond, Red River Valley Boys, Ethan Laidlaw, Ray Bennett ..
Directed by: Vernon Keays
Release date: 1944-01-22
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Stagecoach to Monterey
45.

Stagecoach to Monterey

1.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Barstow and Stevens are forcing the local printer to print fake silver certificates which they then sell. Treasury Agents Chick Weaver and Throckmorton Snodgrass arrive working under cover. But when Chick's true identity as an Agent is revealed, Barstow sends his henchmen to finish him off.

Starring: Allan Lane, Peggy Stewart, Wally Vernon, Twinkle Watts, Tom London, LeRoy Mason, Roy Barcroft ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-09-15
Best Western Movies of 1944 : San Antonio Kid
46.

San Antonio Kid

1.5
6.4/10 IMDB

A geologist has found oil on the neighboring ranches and teams up with Ace who has his gang create a reign of terror to get the ranchers to sell out. But to get rid of Red Ryder, Ace sends for the San Antonio Kid. Arriving, the Kid has a freak accident and Red comes along to save his life. When the Kid later meets with Ace he learns that Red is the man he has been paid to kill. Written by Maurice Van Auken

Starring: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming, Linda Stirling, Earle Hodgins, Glenn Strange, LeRoy Mason, Duncan Renaldo, Tom London, Jack Kirk ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton
Release date: 1944-08-16
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Sonora Stagecoach
47.

Sonora Stagecoach

1.5
6.2/10 IMDB

The Trail Blazers are bringing in a prisoner to stand trial for bank robbery, when several attempts are made to kill him; convinced of the man's innocence, they arrange a trap for the real thieves.

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Chief Thundercloud, Gene Alsace, Betty Miles, Glenn Strange, George Eldredge, Karl Hackett, Henry Hall, Charles King ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1944-06-10
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Saddle Leather Law
48.

Saddle Leather Law

1.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A posse, hunting the assailant of Denton's Partner, captures Steve Carlisle (Charles Starrett), who identifies himself as a mineralogist sent to check the area for quartz for radio parts. Calling at the Denton ranch, Steve hires Cannonball Mullins (Dub Taylor), who has just been fired by Jane Fielding (Vi Athens), Denton's ward. Steve learns that she wants to sell the ranch to the Empire Syndicate. Paul Edwards (Lloyd Bridges), syndicate representative, plans to convert the ranch into a swank hotel-gambling operation. At a party which Jane gives for Edwards, Hiram Denton (William Gould), is murdered and Steve is accused. He and Cannonball escape before the sheriff can take them into custody, and in searching for evidence find that Jane and Edwards are married and have done the killings in order to gain the ranch.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Dub Taylor, Vi Athens, Lloyd Bridges, Jimmy Wakely, Salty Holmes, Franklyn Farnum ..
Directed by: Benjamin H. Kline
Release date: 1944-12-21
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Bordertown Trail
49.

Bordertown Trail

1.4
6.0/10 IMDB

The election to determine if Texas will become a state is near and men opposed are running contraband across the border. Sunset and Frog are Border Patrolmen and have an agent that tips them off by carrier pigeon. The Army arrives and the commander is Sunset's brother. When the agent is found out and murdered, his fake replacement then leads the soldiers astray.

Starring: Sunset Carson, Smiley Burnette, Weldon Heyburn, Addison Richards, Francis McDonald, Jack Luden, Ellen Lowe, Rex Lease, Jack Kirk, Henry Wills ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-08-11
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Cowboy from Lonesome River
50.

Cowboy from Lonesome River

1.4
5.7/10 IMDB

This western features a singing cowboy, a brave hero, and a bumbling sidekick who band together to defeat a ruthless range boss.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Vi Athens, Dub Taylor, Jimmy Wakely, Kenneth MacDonald, Ian Keith, John Tyrrell, Bud Geary, Steve Clark, Craig Woods ..
Directed by: Benjamin H. Kline
Release date: 1944-09-21

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