Call of the Prairie

American Western film directed by Howard Bretherton and written by Doris Schroeder and Vernon Smith. The film stars William BoydJames EllisonMuriel EvansGeorge “Gabby” HayesChester ConklinAl Bridge and Willie Fung. The film was released on March 6, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.

Hoppy returns to find Johnny in trouble. Buck Peters has been shot by Porter who made it look like Johnny did it. When Johnny flees he runs into Linda. He takes a liking to her only to learn her father Shanghai is one of Porter’s gang. Going after Shanghai, he gets captured by the gang and Porter now plans to kill him. But Hoppy is near by and Johnny will get unexpected help from Shanghai.

  • A Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) movie, with his sidekick Johnny Nelson (James Ellison).
  • Charlie McHenry (Gabby Hayes) in the villain and the father of the love interest, but he redeems himself at the end.
  • Johnny gets the girl at the end.