The Star Packer (1934)
The Star Packer
Directed by Robert N. Bradbury
John Wayne as U.S. Marshal John Travers
George 'Gabby' Hayes as Matt Matlock
Verna Hillie as Anita Matlock
Yakima Canutt as Yak
Billy Franey as Henchman in the stump
Eddie Parker as Henchman Parker
Earl Dwire as Henchman Mason
Tom Lingham as Sheriff Al Davis
U.S. Marshall John Travers learns that a mysterious villain known only as the Shadow is behind a rash of stagecoach robberies and murders around the town of Little Rock. After learning that the last three sheriffs of the town have been murdered, and their murders have never been solved, Travers takes the job, along with his Indian sidekick, Yak, as deputy. Together they discover a series of tunnels that lead from the Sherriff's office directly to the villain's hideout. However, before Travers can deal with the mysterious scoundrel, he needs to rescue heroine Anita from the threat of the Shadow !
The Star Packer was filmed in Newhall, California.
The Matlock ranch house was the same set that was used in "The Desert Trail" and "Blue Steel".
Actors: Yakima Canutt, George 'Gabby' Hayes, John Wayne