Adventures of Gallant Bess

Adventures of Gallant Bess is a 1948 American contemporary Western film directed by Lew Landers and starring Cameron Mitchell, Audrey Long, Fuzzy Knight, James Millican, and John Harmon. It was filmed in Cinecolor. It has no relation to producer Matthew Rapf's father Harry Rapf's film Gallant Bess.

Adventures of Gallant Bess
Directed byLew Landers
Produced byJerry Briskin (producer)
Matthew Rapf (producer)
Written byMatthew Rapf (screenplay)
StarringCameron Mitchell
Audrey Long
Fuzzy Knight
James Millican
John Harmon
Music byIrving Gertz
CinematographyWilliam Bradford
Edited byHarry Komer
Distributed byEagle-Lion Films
Release date
1948 (US)
September 5, 1952 (1952-09-05) (Sweden)[1]
Running time
71 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot summary

Drifting and down on his luck cowboy Ted Daniels captures a beautiful wild horse, names her Bess and teaches her a variety of tricks. Ted loses his ranch hand job from spending so much time with Bess. Ted thinks his luck will change by winning a large prize in a local rodeo, but the unscrupulous carnival owner, who wants Bess to appear in his show, has one of his stooges cover the horns of the steer Ted is to bulldog{wrestle] with slippery oil breaking Ted's leg in the process. Ted is laid up, and Bess comes to look for Ted. She causes damage, to a man's car when someone tries to catch her.

Having no money, Ted is forced to let Bess get sold at auction to pay for the damages. The traveling carnival owner has bought her and she is mistreated and forced into performing in the show. As Ted recovers he plans to reunite with Bess.



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