Release dateJanuary 15, 1942 (1942-01-15) WriterMaurice Geraghty (original screenplay) CastCliff Edwards (Harmony Haines), Charles Starrett (Marshal Steve Langdon), Russell Hayden (Lucky Barnet), Marcella Martin (Carol Barnet), Gordon De Main (Wilfred Barnet) Similar moviesRelated Howard Bretherton movies
West of Tombstone is an American B-Western directed by Howard Bretherton starring Charles Starrett.
Marshal Steve Langdon hears a rumor that the legendary criminal Billy the Kid is maybe still alive. Langdon finds Billy's coffin empty and believes that the respected older citizen Wilfred Barnet is Billy the Kid. He informs Wilfred’s lovely daughter Carol about. When Barnet confesses his true identity to his daughter and says that he got a second chance by Pat Garrett to start a new life. His clerk overhears the conversation and informs his old gang and this leads to trouble. Barnet helps Marshal Langdon against the gang. They defeat the gang but Barnet is mortially wounded. Steve decides to let the old man rest in peace and reports that Billy the Kid died long ago.