The Night Riders (1939)


The Night Riders (1939)

Talbot uses a phony land grant to rule thirteen million acres, taxing everyone heavily and evicting those who won't pay. The Three Mesquiteers becomes mysterious "night riders" to fight this evil.
IMDb  6.0 /10
Director George Sherman
Writer Betty Burbridge
Writer Stanley Roberts
Writer William Colt MacDonald
Release Date1939-04-12
GenreAction, Adventure, Drama, History, Western
Content RatingPassed (Passed)
CompanyRepublic Pictures (I)
Stony Brooke
Tucson Smith
Lullaby Joslin
Ruth Rogers
Ruth Rogers
Susan Randall
George Douglas
George Douglas
Pierce Talbot posing as de Serrano
Tim Randall
Kermit Maynard
Kermit Maynard
Sheriff Pratt
Doreen McKay
Doreen McKay
Walter Wills
Walter Wills
Riverboat Captain Asa Beckett
Rancher Harper
Rancher Wilson

The Night Riders (1939 film)

The Night Riders is a 1939 American "Three Mesquiteers" Western film starring John Wayne, Ray "Crash" Corrigan, and Max Terhune. Wayne played the lead in eight of the fifty-one films in the popular series. The director was George Sherman.


  • John Wayne as Stony Brooke
  • Ray Corrigan as Tucson Smith
  • Max Terhune as Lullaby Joslin
  • Elmer as Elmer (Lullaby Joslin's Ventriloquist Dummy) (uncredited)
  • Doreen McKay as Soledad
  • Ruth Rogers as Susan Randall
  • George Douglas as Talbot Pierce, aka Don Luis de Serrano
  • Tom Tyler as Henchman Jackson
  • Kermit Maynard as Sheriff Pratt
  • Sammy McKim as Tim Randall
  • Walter Wills as Hazleton (the Forger)
  • Ethan Laidlaw as Henchman Andrews
  • Edward Peil Sr. as Rancher
  • Tom London as Rancher
  • Jack Ingram as Henchman Wilkins
  • Bill Nestell as Brawler
  • Hank Worden as Rancher (uncredited)
  • Horace Murphy as Riverboat Captain Asa Beckett (uncredited)
  • Yakima Canutt as Mob Member at Gate (uncredited)
  • Bob Card as Rancher (uncredited)
  • Allan Cavan as Judge (uncredited)
  • Dick Dickinson as Henchman Rent Collector (uncredited