Dude Cowboy

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Dude Cowboy
Directed by David Howard
Produced by Bert Gilroy
Starring Tim Holt
Cinematography Harry J. Wild
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • December 12, 1941 (1941-12-12) (U.S.)[1]
Country United States
Language English

Dude Cowboy is a 1941 American western film about a federal agent, Terry McVey, who goes undercover as a cowboy staying at the Silver Bar Dude Ranch to investigate the disappearance of Frank Adams, a noted engraver, which is possibly connected to a counterfeit money case.[2]

David Howard directed the film (his final one) and Morton Grant wrote the screenplay. The film stars Tim Holt as Terry McVey, Eddie Kane as Gordon West, Marjorie Reynolds as Barbara Adams, Byron Foulger as Frank Adams, Louise Currie as Gail Sargent, Eddie Dew as French, Helen Holmes as Aunt Althea Carter, Lloyd Ingraham as Pop Stebbins, Eddie Kane as Gordon West, and Tom London as the Silver City Sheriff.

Filming began 25 April 1941.[3]


  1. ^ "Dude Cowboy: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p167.
  3. ^ Melvyn Douglas Again to Be Garbo Vis-a-vis: Jane Withers' Oddity Autry's Lead a 'Find' Comedian Horton Signs Lowery to Woo Brenda Helen Chandler Tested Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 24 Apr 1941: A10.

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