Marshal of Gunsmoke (Universal, 1944)

. . Old-fashioned oater . . Looking very like a pulp black & white talkie Western of the 30s, this Tex Ritter vehicle (it was his sixth Western of 1944) is nevertheless fun as a straight-down-the-line old-fashioned oater.   It’s a standard tough-marshal-cleans-up-the-town plot. Tex is naturally the marshal. Gunsmoke is a funny name for […]