|Inducted into the Hall of Great Westerners in the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Zane Grey is the pioneer of American Western literature. This collection includes adaptations of: THE DUDE RANGER, THE LIGHT OF WESTERN STARS, THE FIGHTING WESTERNER and WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND.|
THE DUDE RANGER: George O'Brien and Irene Hervey star in this classic western tale written by the legendary Zane Grey. Along with the feature, over 90 minutes of bonus footage is included.
THE LIGHT OF WESTERN STARS: Easterner Madeline Hammond has decided to buy a cattle ranch not knowing that there is an ammunition smuggling ring operating off her land. When her workers who venture too close to the smugglers' hideout and begin getting shot at, she must find a way to stop it. The only man that can help bring the corruption to an end is a loner named Gene Stewart, who has been forced into exile after a brawl with the town sheriff who is a leader of the smuggling operation. With the help of Gene's loyal friend Poco, Madeline might be able to find Gene, bring him back to the ranch and put an end to the smugglers once and for all.
THE FIGHTING WESTERNER: Randolph Scott plays Larry Sutton in this Zane Grey murder mystery set in the Wild West! Someone's murdering people at a Nevada radium mine, and the deputy sheriff turns to Sutton for help. Suddenly the two must race against time to uncover the killer - and bring peace back to the town!
WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND: After ten years of wandering the southwestern wastelands in search of the thieves that murdered his father, Adam Larey has finally stumbled upon the clue he has been searching for. Adam tracks the cattle brand that has haunted him since the day he saw it on the killer's horse to a ranch in Arizona where he takes a job to get close to the enemy. When he comes face-to-face with Jim Collinshaw, the man responsible for his father's death, will Adam take the revenge he has been seeking for so many years, or will there be something else standing in his way?
Editor's NoteThis set contains four feature films based on the novels of Zane Grey.THE DUDE RANGER: George O'Brien stars in this rousing western as Ernest Selby, a city boy from back east who inherits a cattle ranch infested with rustlers. He rides out intending to sell the place, but sticks around to get to the bottom of things when he falls for Anne (Irene Hervey), the lovely daughter of ranch foreman Sam Hepburn (Henry Hall). Matters get more complicated when Ernest suspects Sam is behind the rustling. He needs to do some serious fighting and detective work to catch the crooks, and in the process turns from city slicker to bona fide western hero. FIGHTING WESTERNER: In this classic western, a mining engineer and an aging sheriff must join forces to solve a series of murders which occur at an abandoned mine. Complicating matters, the mine's owner is on the verge of death, and his family hovers nearby, waiting for him to expire, to investigate the possible discovery of radium in the mine.LIGHT OF THE WESTERN STARS: Russell Hayden started out in westerns as Hopalong Cassidy's sidekick - here he is featured, in one of his first starring roles, as a ranch foreman saved from becoming an outlaw by a beautiful woman who believes in him.WANDERER OF THE WASTELAND: Adam Larey has been wandering the southwest for a decade in search of his father's murderers when he finally finds a clue. Spotting the cattle brand that he saw the day his father was killed, Adam finds a job in Arizona close to where he believes the guilty party lives.
|Charles Barton - [Fighting] Director|
|Edward F. Cline - [Dude] Director|
|Otto Brower - [Light] Director|
|Wallace Grissell, et. al. - [Wanderer] Director|
|Zane Grey - [All] Based On Novel By|