Hit the Saddle

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Hit the Saddle
Hit the Saddle FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Mack V. Wright
George Blair (assistant)
Produced by Nat Levine
Sol C. Siegel (associate)
Written by Oliver Drake
Maurice Geraghty
William Colt MacDonald (novel)
Starring Bob Livingston
Ray "Crash" Corrigan
Max Terhune
Rita Hayworth
J. P. McGowan
Music by Alberto Colombo
Cinematography Jack A. Marta
Edited by Murray Seldeen (supervising)
Tony Martinelli
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • March 3, 1937 (1937-03-03)
Running time
57 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Hit the Saddle is a 1937 "Three Mesquiteers" Western B-movie[1] starring Bob Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, and Rita Hayworth, before she became famous. The film was directed by Mack V. Wright.


Cattle rancher Rance McGowan intends to capture a herd of wild horses but they are protected US government. He trains and disguises his own horse, Volcano, to lead them in stampedes across other ranches which will lead to the government removing its protection. In the process, however, the local Sheriff is killed by Volcano and the Sheriff's friends, The Three Mesquiteers, become involved. Meanwhile, Stony Brooke wants to marry saloon singer Rita but the other Mesquiteers do not trust her.



  1. ^ "The Three Mesquiteers Trio Westerns of Republic Pictures". b-westerns.com. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 

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