Hopalong Cassidy – Lumberjack (1944)

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“Lumberjack” is a Western movie released in 1944, directed by Lesley Selander and starring John Payne, Gloria Dickson, and Stanley Andrews. The film follows the story of a logger named Jim Hadley (John Payne), who is falsely accused of murder and must clear his name.

The movie begins with Hadley working as a lumberjack in the Pacific Northwest. When a fellow logger is murdered, Hadley is falsely accused of the crime and goes on the run. He teams up with a beautiful reporter named Kay Scott (Gloria Dickson) to investigate the murder and clear his name.

As they investigate, Hadley and Kay uncover a web of corruption and greed among the local timber companies. They also discover that the murder was part of a larger conspiracy to frame Hadley and cover up the companies’ illegal activities.

The movie features several thrilling action sequences, including a dramatic fight scene and a tense chase through the forest. Ultimately, Hadley and Kay are able to expose the truth and bring the real culprits to justice.

Overall, “Lumberjack” is a classic Western movie that showcases John Payne’s rugged charm and the timeless themes of justice and redemption that have made the genre so enduring.

Lesley Selander

Norman Houston, Barry Shipman, Clarence E. Mulford

William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers

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