Riders of the Frontier

Riders of the Frontier, also known as Ridin' the Frontier, is a 1939 American western film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet and starring Tex Ritter and Jack Rutherford.[1] It is a remake of the 1936 film The Cattle Thief.

Riders of the Frontier
Directed bySpencer Gordon Bennet
Produced byEdward Finney
Written byJesse Duffy
Joseph Levering
StarringTex Ritter
Jack Rutherford
Music byFrank Sanucci
CinematographyMarcel Le Picard
Edited byFred Bain
Edward F. Finney Productions
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
August 16, 1939
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States


  • Tex Ritter as Tex Lowry/Ed Carter
  • White Flash as Tex's Horse
  • Jack Rutherford as Bart Lane
  • Hal Taliaferro as Henchman Buck
  • Olin Francis as Henchman Sam
  • Nolan Willis as Henchman Gus
  • Roy Barcroft as Outlaw Ed Carter
  • Merrill McCormick as Henchman Boney
  • Mantan Moreland as Chappie, the Cook
  • Bruce Mitchell as Marshal Bob
  • Jean Joyce as Martha Williams
  • Marin Sais as Sarah Burton
  • Maxine Leslie as Goldie
  • Edward Cecil as Dr. Dolson
  • Bob Card as Henchman
  • Jack Evans as Henchman
  • Chick Hannan as Murdered Deputy
  • Jack Hendricks as Henchman
  • Jack King as Deputy
  • Clyde McClary as Deputy
  • Tex Palmer as Henchman


  1. Pitts p.279


  • Pitts, Michael R. Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland, 2012.

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