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(From Old Corral image collection)

Above - Tom Keene is battlin' Rocky Camron (Gene Alsace) in RIDING THE SUNSET TRAIL (Monogram, 1941).  Betty Miles is shown in the bottom right corner.  Note the reference to Keene's trusty hoss 'Rusty' (which was earlier ridden by Monogram cowboy star Jack Randall).



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above on this photo of a lobby card are, from L-to-R: Betty Miles, Tom Keene, moppet Sugar Dawn and sidekick Frank Yaconelli.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above is the cover of the pressbook for ARIZONA ROUNDUP (Monogram, 1942) with Keene ready to do fisticuffs with Tom Seidel. Note the reference to Keene's famous horse Prince.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Betty Miles is riding Sonny as shown in the bottom right corner of this pressbook cover from Tom Keene's LONE STAR LAW MAN (Monogram, 1941).



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above is a title card included in the pressbook for WESTERN MAIL (Monogram, 1942)  In this one, Keene wore twin gunbelts buckled in the back, rather than his usual single gun rig (buckled in the back).  The baddies are, from L-to-R, Sherry Tansey, Rocky Camron (Gene Alsace), Karl Hackett and Fred Kohler, Jr.



(From Old Corral image collection)

Above - an interesting lobby card from RIDING THE SUNSET TRAIL (Monogram, 1941), and from L-to-R are: Betty Miles, Keene, Kenne Duncan, Sherry Tansey (James Sheridan Tansey), Earl Douglas, and Tom London. Earl Douglas' real name was Lou Yaconelli, the brother of sidekick Frank Yaconelli.  If you look close, you might make out the mustached Arkansas Slim Andrews behind Keene's face. Can you spot the error on this lobby card - look at all the gunbelts and the holsters as they are on the left side. Apparently, the photo used in preparation of this card was reversed.



(Courtesy of Les Adams)

Above from L-to-R are Tom Seidel, Nick Moro, youngster Sugar Dawn, Frank Yaconelli, Tom Keene, Hope Blackwood and Steve Clark in a lobby card from ARIZONA ROUNDUP (Monogram, 1942). Pretty Hope Blackwood was a rodeo performer and this was her solo film appearance.

Tom Keene's STARRING Westerns and a Serial

Early oaters:

THE DUDE WRANGLER (KBS/Sono-Art World Wide, 1930)
PARDON MY GUN (Pathe, 1930)

The RKO-Pathe/RKO-Radio Series:

THE SUNDOWN TRAIL (RKO, 1931)
FREIGHTERS OF DESTINY (RKO, 1931)
PARTNERS (RKO, 1932)
THE SADDLE BUSTER (RKO, 1932)
GHOST VALLEY (RKO, 1932)
BEYOND THE ROCKIES (RKO, 1932)
COME ON, DANGER (RKO, 1932)
RENEGADES OF THE WEST (RKO, 1932)
SCARLET RIVER (RKO, 1933)
SON OF THE BORDER (RKO, 1933)
THE CHEYENNE KID (RKO, 1933)
CROSSFIRE (RKO, 1933)

A Few Higher Grade Westerns at Paramount:

SUNSET PASS (Paramount, 1933) (Randolph Scott and Keene)
DRIFT FENCE (Paramount, 1936) (Buster Crabbe and Keene)
DESERT GOLD (Paramount, 1936) (Buster Crabbe and Keene)

The 'Historical Dramas' at Crescent Pictures:

THE GLORY TRAIL (Crescent, 1936)
REBELLION (Crescent, 1936)
BATTLE OF GREED (Crescent, 1937)
OLD LOUISIANA (Crescent, 1937)
UNDER STRANGE FLAGS (Crescent, 1937)
THE LAW COMMANDS (Crescent, 1937)
DRUMS OF DESTINY (Crescent, 1937)
RAW TIMBER (Crescent, 1937)

Keene's First Series at Monogram:

GOD'S COUNTRY AND THE MAN (Monogram, 1937)
WHERE TRAILS DIVIDE (Monogram, 1937)
ROMANCE OF THE ROCKIES (Monogram, 1937)
THE PAINTED TRAIL (Monogram, 1938)

Keene's Second Series at Monogram:

WANDERERS OF THE WEST (Monogram, 1941) (with 'Slim' Andrews as Keene's sidekick)
DYNAMITE CANYON (Monogram, 1941) (with 'Slim' Andrews as Keene's sidekick)
THE DRIFTIN' KID (Monogram, 1941) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)
RIDING THE SUNSET TRAIL (Monogram, 1941) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)
LONE STAR LAW MEN (Monogram, 1941) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)
WESTERN MAIL (Monogram, 1942) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)
ARIZONA ROUNDUP (Monogram, 1942) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)
WHERE TRAILS END (Monogram, 1942) (with Frank Yaconelli as Keene's sidekick)

The Cliffhanger at Republic Pictures:

DESPERADOES OF THE WEST (Republic, 1950)
(billed as Richard Powers)



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