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Desperadoes of the West

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Desperadoes of the West
Desperadoes of the West FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byFred C. Brannon
Written byRonald Davidson
Produced byFranklin Adreon
StarringRichard Powers
Judy Clark
Roy Barcroft
I. Stanford Jolley
Lee Phelps
Lee Roberts
Cliff Clark
CinematographyJohn MacBurnie
Music byStanley Wilson
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • August 2, 1950 (1950-08-02) (U.S.)[1]
Running time
12 chapters / 167 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Budget$153,081 (negative cost: $150,246)[1]

Desperadoes of the West (1950) is a 12-chapter Republic film serial.



Desperadoes of the West was budgeted at $153,081 although the final negative cost was $150,246 (a $2,835, or 1.9%, under spend). It was the cheapest Republic serial of 1950.[1]

It was filmed between May 31 and June 22, 1950 under the working titles Bandit King of Oklahoma and Desperado Kings of the West.[1] The serial's studio production number was 1708.[1]


Special effects

Special effects by the Lydecker brothers.



Desperadoes of the West's official release date is 2 August 1950, although this is actually the date the sixth chapter was made available to film exchanges.[1]

Chapter titles

  1. Tower of Jeopardy (20min)
  2. Perilous Barrier (13min 20s)
  3. Flaming Cargo (13min 20s)
  4. Trail of Terror (13min 20s)
  5. Plunder Cave (13min 20s)
  6. Six-Gun Hijacker (13min 20s)
  7. The Powder Keg (13min 20s)
  8. Desperate Venture (13min 20s)
  9. Stagecoach to Eternity (13min 20s)
  10. Hidden Desperado (13min 20s) - a re-cap chapter
  11. Open Warfare (13min 20s)
  12. Desperate Gamble (13min 20s)


See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Mathis, Jack (1995). Valley of the Cliffhangers Supplement. Jack Mathis Advertising. pp. 3, 10, 120–121. ISBN 0-9632878-1-8.
  2. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 251. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X.

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Preceded by Republic Serial
Desperadoes of the West (1950)
Succeeded by
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