|Land of the Open Range|
|Directed by||Edward Killy|
|Produced by||Bert Gilroy|
|Cinematography||Harry J. Wild|
Land of the Open Range is a 1942 Western film. It uses out takes from Cimarron (1931).
Luke Archer's will stipulates that his huge land holding will be open for filing, but only to ex-convicts who served at least two years in prison. This brings a large criminal element to town but the real crooks are Archer's Lawyer Carse and his henchmen. Dave and his deputies are aided by ex-safecracker Pinky who uses his skills to learn of Carse's plan.
A deputy sheriff faces a town of ex-cons.
It was based on a magazine article "Homesteads of Hate".
Filming started August 1941.
- "Land of the Open Range: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 15, 2014.
- Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p170.
- Written by Maurice VanAuken
- Sam Wood to Direct 'For Whom the Bell Tolls' -- Four Films to Arrive in City This Week By DOUGLAS W. CHURCHILL Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 09 June 1941: 24.
- Robert Preston Will Play the Lead in 'Air Raid' -- Four New Films to Arrive Here This Week Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 04 Aug 1941: 16.
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