Three on the Trail is a 1936 American Western film directed by Howard Bretherton, written by Doris Schroeder and Vernon Smith, and starring William Boyd, James Ellison, Onslow Stevens, Muriel Evans, George “Gabby” Hayes, Claude King and William Duncan. It was released on April 24, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.
An evil gang is involved in both cattle rustling and the robbing of stagecoaches. Hoppy must stop them without help from the sheriff who turns out be a major outlaw himself.
- Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd), Johnny Nelson (James Ellison), and Windy Halliday (George “Gabby” Halyes capture the evil gang.
- Johnny Nelson gets the girl.
- As in many of these movies, the climax is two large groups of men fighting it out.