The Night Riders

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

This low-budget quickie, shot in five days, features Wayne, Corrigan, and Terhune as the Three Mesquiteers who are forced to don masks and capes to expose an evil Spanish nobleman who has snatched their ranch from them. Wayne was at the lowest point in his career, having abandoned Republic to free-lance in an attempt to dissociate himself from westerns....read more

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This low-budget quickie, shot in five days, features Wayne, Corrigan, and Terhune as the Three Mesquiteers who are forced to don masks and capes to expose an evil Spanish nobleman who has snatched their ranch from them. Wayne was at the lowest point in his career, having abandoned Republic

to free-lance in an attempt to dissociate himself from westerns. After a year of starving, he returned to a pay cut of over $6,000 a picture. However, by the time THE NIGHT RIDERS was released, John Ford's STAGECOACH had hit the theaters and Wayne's star would rise and never fall again.

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  • Review: This low-budget quickie, shot in five days, features Wayne, Corrigan, and Terhune as the Three Mesquiteers who are forced to don masks and capes to expose an evil Spanish nobleman who has snatched their ranch from them. Wayne was at the lowest point in his… (more)

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