“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.
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