The Avenging Rider

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The Avenging Rider
Directed by Sam Nelson
Produced by Bert Gilroy
Based on story The Five of Spades by Harry O. Hoyt
Starring Tim Holt
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • May 20, 1943 (1943-05-20) (U.S.)[1]
Country United States
Language English

The Avenging Rider is a 1943 Western film.

The story was bought in December 1941 as a vehicle for Holt.[2][3]


A cowboy tries to clear himself of murder.[4]


  1. ^ "The Avenging Rider". Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Spencer Tracy to Play Lead in 'Keeper of the Flame' -- 'Your America at War' New March of Time Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 09 Dec 1941: 47.
  3. ^ DRAMA: Welles to Act Turk Spy in 'Journey Into Fear' Paramount Signs McCrea 'Spitfire' Release Set Subjects Named for Holt Lindsay Slate Crowded Brent Returning Monday Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 07 Jan 1942: 8.
  4. ^ Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p184

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