Along the Rio Grande

Along the Rio Grande is a 1941 Western film directed by Edward Killy and starring Tim Holt.[2] The female lead was Betty Jane Rhodes.[3]

Along the Rio Grande
Directed byEdward Killy
Produced byBert Gilroy
Written byStuart Anthony
StarringTim Holt
Betty Jane Rhodes
CinematographyFrank Redman
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • February 7, 1941 (1941-02-07)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States


A young cowhand and two friends join forces to avenge the murder of their former boss.[4]

Cattle rustler Doc Randall holds a gun on rancher Pop Edwards while three hands, Jeff, Smokey and Whopper, are making a deposit for Pop at the bank. The boys get word Pop needs the money back, but when the banker refuses, they steal it and flee, chased by a posse. They return to find Pop dead. They are arrested, although the sheriff is sure someone else did the killing.

After an arrest and a jailbreak, cantina singer Mary Lawry doesn't care to get involved with Jeff until he confides he's working undercover for the law. Doc is tipped off by saloon girl Paula, who overhears Jeff's conversation with Mary. A trap is set, but Jeff and Doc trade punches until Smokey arrives with the lawmen, just in time.



  1. "Along the Rio Grande: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 13, 2014.
  2. Along the Rio Grande at TCMDB
  3. Churchill, Douglas W. (2 November 1940). "SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: William Powell Gets the Male Lead Opposite Myrna Loy in 'Married Bachelor' 'MARK OF ZORRO' TO OPEN Tyrone Power Star of Picture at Roxy--'Cherokee Strip' Arrives at the Rialto". New York Times. p. 19.
  4. Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p157

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