Stagecoach Kid

Stagecoach Kid is a 1949 Western film directed by Lew Landers and starring Tim Holt. It was one of a number of B-Westerns Holt made for RKO.[2][3]

Stagecoach Kid
Directed byLew Landers
StarringTim Holt
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • June 27, 1949 (1949-06-27) (US)[1]
CountryUnited States

The film has been described as "a sort of western remake of It Happened One Night (1934), with a rare romantic subplot for Holt.[4]


Filming was to have started 26 July 1948.[5] However this was pushed back until October so Holt could make Gun Runners.[6][7]


The Los Angeles Times called the film "better than average".[8]


  1. "Stagecoach Kid: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 13, 2014.
  2. "Stagecoach Kid (1949) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies.
  3. Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p237
  4. "Tim Holt and the B Western".
  5. Schary Signed as Production Pilot of MGM: DORE SCHARY SIGNS UP AS MGM'S STUDIO HEAD Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 15 July 1948: A1.
  6. Of Local Origin New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 23 Oct 1948: 9.
  7. MOVIELAND BRIEFS Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 21 July 1948: 17.
  8. Jungle Film Real Thriller G K. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 01 Sep 1949: B9.
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