The Caravan Trail (1946)
APPROVED · 53min · Action, Music, Western · 20 April 1946
Eddie Dean (Eddie Dean) and his friend Ezra (Emmett Lynn), while acting as trail guides for a wagon-train for homesteaders, stop a hold-up attempt by a gang led by Cherokee ('Lash La Rue' (qv.) When the settlers reach their destination, Eddie learns that unscrupulous landgrabbers, led by a saloon-owner and a crooked judge, have killed the sheriff, Eddie's friend, and taken control of all the available land. Eddie is appointed Sheriff and persuades the outlaws, who attempted the holdup, to join him in his fight against the landgrabbers and they will get a pardon from the state governor.
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