Thunder in the Desert (1938, B&W):
Bob Radford is searching for his uncle's killers. When he and his partner Rusty arrive in town, the sheriff mistakes them for outlaws and pursues them. The chase is witnessed by a gunman, Reno, who invites the pair to join his gang. Once he has the outlaw's trust, Bob discovers his Uncle's gun in the criminal's hideout. He knows he's close to solving the mystery, but suspects that the murder was part of a much larger conspiracy.
Starring Bob Steele, Louise Stanley, Ed Brady, Charles King; Directed by Sam Newfield.
Son of Oklahoma (1932, B&W): Ruthless gunman Ray Brent kidnaps John Clayton's wife Mary and his little boy Dan, stows them in a covered wagon, and rides off into the desert. The toddler falls off the back of the wagon and wanders away, lost and alone. Manuel Verdugo, a Mexican prosepector, discovers the child, sitting in the sand and playing with a large chunk of gold ore. Seventeen years later, Dan is a grown man - partners with Manuel in a gold mine claim. Ray Brent, still an outlaw and eager to steal the mine, tries to frame Dan for a stage robbery, but a woman with a dark, secret past intervenes.
Starring Bob Steele, Josie Sedgwick, Earl Dwire, Julian Rivero; Directed by Robert N. Bradbury.
The legendary Bob Steele stars in this pair of action-packed western classics. In THUNDER IN THE DESERT, a cowboy rides into town to visit his old uncle's beautiful ranch. Once he finds out that his uncle was brutally murdered, he straps on his pistols and stomps the lawlessness out of the outlaws responsible. SON OF OKLAHOMA is about a family who reunites years after a kidnapper tore them apart.