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Breed of the Border
Breed of the Border
Actor: Bob Steele;Gabby Hayes
Director: Robert North Bradbury
Genres: Westerns
NR     2005     0hr 58min


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Actor: Bob Steele;Gabby Hayes
Director: Robert North Bradbury
Genres: Westerns
Sub-Genres: Westerns
Studio: Alpha Video
Format: DVD - Black and White - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/29/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/1933
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1933
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 58min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

"A Western Extravaganza"
The Pea Pod Kid | OR, USA | 05/01/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This unusual western is filled with not only the regular horse and six-shooters,but a fantastic sword fight between Bob Steele and the badie,Fred Cavins. A young George "Gabby" Hayes plays Bob's sidekick and the end is played out with Bob hopping into his race car and chasing down the escaping bad guy. Very unusual, but as a western? Well, maybe not that great,but worth it if only for the sword fight which shows some real talent on Bob's part."
"Bob Steele Series ... Breed of the Border (1933) ... Monogr
J. Lovins | Missouri-USA | 04/30/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Monogram Pictures presents "BREED OF THE BORDER" (1 March 1933) (58 mins/B&W) (Fully Restored/Dolby Digitally Remastered) -- Bob Steele was an American actor --- He was born Robert Adrian Bradbury in 1907 in Portland, Oregon, into a vaudeville family --- Bob's career began to take off for good in 1927, when he was hired by production company Film Booking Offices of America (FBO) to star in a series of Westerns. Bob--who was rechristened Bob Steele at FBO--soon made a name for himself, and in the late 1920s, 1930s and 1940s starred in B-Westerns for almost every minor film studio, including Monogram, Supreme, Tiffany, Syndicate, Republic (including several films of the Three Mesquiteers series) and Producers Releasing Corporation (PRC) (including the initial films of their "Billy the Kid" series)

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, that "new medium" television had many hours to fill and few dollars to fill them --- They re-discovered the B-Western, still a popular mainstay of Saturday afternoon matinees and many cowboy stars thrilled a new audience --- Taking advantage of this rebirth in popularity, publishers brought to the marketplace comic books featuring these western heroes of "Bob Steele" Westerns --- These bimonthly issues were copyrighted in February and April of 1950 by Fawcet Publications --- His career which included nearly 200 feature films, serials and TV appearances --- Steele in his twilight years at the age 59 when he got the part of the cantankerous "Trooper Duffy", in the western comedy series "F Troop" (1965), who at the drop of a hat would give his rendition of fighting "shoulder to shoulder with Davy Crockett at the Alamo" --- Steele retired from the screen in 1973 --- Bob's long career, spanning more than 50 years came to an end in 1988 when he passed away.

Under the production staff of:
Robert North Bradbury - Director
Trem Carr - Producer
Paul Malvern - Producer
Harry O. Dean - Screenwriter
Harry L. Fraser - Screenwriter
Faxon Dean - Cinematographer

Our story line and plot, our hero 'Speed' Brent (Bob Steele) drives Joe (Ernie Adams) to the border where his men slug Brent, and he shoots Judge Stafford (John Elliott) and takes his bonds --- Brent's old friend Chuck Wiggines (George 'Gabby' Hayes) arrives and the two head out to find the gang and recover the bonds --- Check out our.hero Bob Steele as he exhibits his fencing abilities opposite Mike Cavins (Fred Cavens), the Hollywood fencing master who here plays one of villain Ernie Adams' internationally flavored henchmen --- They just don't make 'em like this anymore.

the cast includes:
Bob Steele ... 'Speed' Brent
Marion Byron ... Sonia Tetford
Ernie Adams ... Joe
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Chuck Wiggins (as George Hayes)
Henry Roquemore ... Dutch Krause
Fred Cavens ... Mike Cavins
John Elliott ... Judge Stafford
Perry Murdock ... Henchman Red
Bob Card ... Henchman Spud
Horace B. Carpenter ... Dr. Bates
Jack Evans ... Barfly
Herman Hack ... Barfly
Fred Parker ... Barfly
Hal Price ... Border Inspector
Blackie Whiteford ... Saloon Brawler

1. Bob Steele (aka: Robert Adrian Bradbury) (Actor)
Date of Birth: 23 January 1907 - Portland, Oregon
Date of Death: 21 December 1988 - Burbank, California

If you crave action, drama and plenty of adventure check out other western double features --- Ask Amazon.Com to carry the volumes as they are not available on Amazon as of yet --- you can order and pick up your copy now from VCI Entertainment

1. Vol. 1 - Tombstone Terror/Lightnin' Crandall (VCI #7212) (DVD)
2. Vol. 2 - The Brand of Hate/Trusted Outlaw (VCI #7252) (DVD)
3. Vol. 3 - The Arizona Gunfighter/Last of the Warrens (VCI #7261) (DVD)
4. Vol. 4 - Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin'/The Feud Maker (VCI #7275) (DVD)
5. Vol. 5 - Border Phantom/A Demon For Trouble (VCI #7311) (DVD)
6. Vol. 6 - The Kid Ranger/Nevada Buckaroo (VCI #7336) (DVD)
7. Vol. 7 - The Red Rope/Paroled To Die (VCI #7338) (DVD)
8. Vol. 8 - Smokey Smith/Sundown Saunders (VCI #7340) (DVD)
9. Vol. 9 - Doomed At Sundown/The Law Rides (VCI #7344) (DVD)
10.Vol 10 - No Man's Range/Rider of the Law (VCI #7347) (DVD)

11. Border Phantom, A Demon For Trouble, Trusted Outlaw, Brand of Hate (VCI #5521) (DVD)

Hats off and thanks to Les Adams (collector/guideslines for character identification), Chuck Anderson (Webmaster: The Old Corral/B-Westerns.Com), Boyd Magers (Western Clippings), Bobby J. Copeland (author of "Trail Talk"), Rhonda Lemons (Empire Publishing Inc) and Bob Nareau (author of "The Real Bob Steele") as they have rekindled my interest once again for B-Westerns and Serials --- If you're into the memories of B-Westerns with high drama, this is the one you've been anxiously waiting for --- please stand up and take a bow --- all my heroes have been cowboys!

Total Time: 58 min on VHS/DVD ~ Monogram Pictures ~ (11/29/2005)"