Republic Pictures released The Night Riders on April 12, 1939. George Sherman directed the film starring John Wayne, Ray Corrigan, and Max Terhune.
‘The Night Riders’ Plot Summary
While on a riverboat journey, “The Three Mesquiteers” witness a cheating gambler named Pierce Talbot get stabbed and tossed overboard. Talbot survives and teams up with Hazleton, a counterfeiter, who shows him a forged land grant. Talbot assumes the identity of Don Luis de Serrano and exploits the real landowners by imposing heavy taxes and seizing their property.
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