“Haunted Ranch” is a Western movie released in 1943, directed by Robert Emmett Tansey and starring John “Dusty” King, David Sharpe, and Max Terhune. The film follows the story of a group of cowboys who must solve a mystery surrounding a ranch that is believed to be haunted.
The movie begins with the cowboys arriving at the Circle R Ranch, which has been abandoned for years due to rumors of ghosts and other supernatural phenomena. The ranch has recently been inherited by a young woman named Mary Grayson (Lita Conway), who is determined to uncover the truth about the strange occurrences on the property.
As the cowboys investigate, they discover that a group of criminals is using the ranch as a hideout for their illegal activities. They also uncover evidence that suggests that the supposed “hauntings” are actually part of a plot to scare off anyone who might try to uncover the criminal activities.
The movie features several thrilling action sequences, including a horseback chase and a shootout between the cowboys and the criminals. Ultimately, the cowboys are able to solve the mystery, apprehend the criminals, and restore peace to the Circle R Ranch.
Overall, “Haunted Ranch” is a classic Western movie that combines elements of mystery and suspense with the timeless themes of justice and redemption that have made the genre so enduring.
Robert Emmett Tansey
Arthur Hoerl, Elizabeth Beecher
John ‘Dusty’ King, David Sharpe, Max Terhune