Aces and Eights

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Aces and Eights ★★½ 1936

Gambler McCoy catches a fellow card-sharp cheating and the marshal runs the varmint out of town. When the cheater is murdered, the lawman suspects McCoy, who sets out to prove his innocence. Title refers to the “death hand” held by Wild Bill Hickok, killed while playing poker. Film opens with a shot of Hickok and a speech about gambler's luck. 62m/B VHS, DVD . Tim McCoy, Jimmy Aubrey, Luana Walters, Wheeler Oakman, Earle Hodgins, Frank Glennon, Rex Lease, Joseph Girard, John Merton; D: Sam New-field.