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(Courtesy of Minard Coons)
Dennis 'Denny' 'Smoky' Moore (on the left) wore one of the more unique gunbelts with two side buckles.

Depending on his role, he'd wear that belt with either one or two holsters, and change his six-shooters from pearl-handled "hero weapons" to the regular ol' blued single-action with a dark grip that was carried by the heavies.

The photo left was probably from Moore's mid 1940s period when he was a sidekick to Jimmy Wakely at Monogram.


(From Old Corral image collection)

Above is the trio of baddies from the Russ Hayden and James Ellison quickie MARSHAL OF HELDORADO (Lippert, 1950).  On the left is a much older looking Tom Tyler, Moore is in the center wearing his two-buckle gunbelt, and on the right is left-handed John (Bob) Cason. In the background on the left is Carl Mathews.

Crops from both of the above images reveals that Moore's gunbelt is not the same.







(Courtesy of Minard Coons)

Above from left to right are Dennis Moore, Bud Osborne and George Chesebro in a scene from one of the last of the Range Busters series, COWBOY COMMANDOS (Monogram, 1943).


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