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As 'Tucson Smith' in Republic's
Three Mesquiteers (20 Films)


(From Old Corral image collection)

Above from left to right are Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis, Lois Collier and Bob Steele in a lobby card from the Three Mesquiteers adventure OUTLAWS OF THE CHEROKEE TRAIL (Republic, 1941). Rufe Davis (and Smiley Burnette) were the train engineers in TV's PETTICOAT JUNCTION and Lois Collier was the girlfriend of Kent Taylor in early TV's BOSTON BLACKIE. Collier appeared in many of the later Mesquiteers films and was the female lead in THE FLYING DISC MAN FROM MARS (Republic, 1950) serial.


With Bob Livingston, Steele & Rufe Davis:

UNDER TEXAS SKIES (Republic, 1940)
THE TRAIL BLAZERS (Republic, 1940)
LONE STAR RAIDERS (Republic, 1940)
PRAIRIE PIONEERS (Republic, 1941)
PALS OF THE PECOS (Republic, 1941)
SADDLEMATES (Republic, 1941)
GANGS OF SONORA (Republic, 1941)


With Steele, Tom Tyler & Rufe Davis:

OUTLAWS OF CHEROKEE TRAIL (Republic, 1941)
GAUCHOS OF EL DORADO (Republic, 1941)
WEST OF CIMARRON (Republic, 1941)
CODE OF THE OUTLAW (Republic, 1942)
RAIDERS OF THE RANGE (Republic, 1942)
WESTWARD HO (Republic, 1942)
THE PHANTOM PLAINSMEN (Republic, 1942)


With Steele, Tom Tyler & Jimmie Dodd:

SHADOWS ON THE SAGE (Republic, 1942)
VALLEY OF HUNTED MEN (Republic, 1942)
THUNDERING TRAILS (Republic, 1943)
THE BLOCKED TRAIL (Republic, 1943)
SANTA FE SCOUTS (Republic, 1943)
RIDERS OF THE RIO GRANDE (Republic, 1943)




(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from left to right are Rufe Davis, Bob Livingston and Bob Steele in the title lobby card from LONE STAR RAIDERS (Republic, 1940).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above - a crop from publicity material for SADDLEMATES (Republic, 1941). From left to right are Rufe Davis, Bob Livingston, and Bob Steele.



(From Old Corral image collection)

In the above lobby card from PALS OF THE PECOS (Republic, 1941), Bob Livingston is in the blue shirt, Bob Steele has the reddish shirt and tan trousers, and Rufe Davis is wearing a vest and light colored shirt. Wearin' the rope is Robert Frazer.



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above - the heroine and heroes in a crop from a SADDLEMATES (Republic, 1941) lobby card --- from L-to-R are Bob Livingston, Rufe Davis (standing), Steele, and in the center is pretty Gale Storm (who is best remembered from 1950s TV as MY LITTLE MARGIE).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from left to right in this lobby card from SADDLEMATES (Republic, 1941) are Gale Storm, George Lynn (suit), Cornelius Keefe (cavalry uniform). At the desk is Forbes Murray and then Bob Livingston, Bob Steele and Rufe Davis.



(From Old Corral image collection)
Above are Tom Tyler, Rufe Davis and Bob Steele.




(From Old Corral image collection)

Above from L-to-R are Bob Steele, Jimmie Dodd and Tom Tyler, the last team of actors to portray the Three Mesquiteers during the final season of releases in 1942-43.



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above is a duotone title lobby card from the 1950 re-release of THUNDERING TRAILS (Republic, 1943). From left to right are Tom Tyler, Jimmie Dodd, and Bob Steele. One-time Johnny Mack Brown heroine Nell O'Day is shown in the photo inset on the top right.



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