“Aces and Eights” is a Western movie released in 1936 directed by Sam Newfield and produced by Sigmund Neufeld. The movie stars Tim McCoy as Marshal Lightning Bill Carson, who tries to clear his name after being accused of a crime he didn’t commit.
The story takes place in the small town of Rawhide, where Carson has been appointed as the new marshal. Carson is a skilled gunman and a man of honor, who is respected by the townsfolk. However, things take a turn for the worse when a group of outlaws rob the local bank and frame Carson for the crime. The robbers are led by a mysterious figure known only as “The Doctor,” who is determined to keep Carson from clearing his name.
Carson is forced to go on the run, with a posse of lawmen hot on his trail. Along the way, he meets a young woman named Alice, who offers to help him clear his name. Together, they uncover a conspiracy involving the town’s leading citizens and “The Doctor,” who is revealed to be the mastermind behind the bank robbery.
In a thrilling climax, Carson confronts “The Doctor” and his gang in a gunfight, with the fate of Rawhide hanging in the balance. With the help of Alice and the town’s other brave citizens, Carson emerges victorious and is finally able to clear his name.
The movie is a classic Western tale of justice, honor, and bravery, with plenty of action and excitement to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
George Arthur Durlam, Joseph O’Donnell
Tim McCoy, Luana Walters, Rex Lease