Crossroad Avenger: The Adventures of the Tucson Kid (1953) - The Hunt for Edward D. Wood, Jr.
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Crossroad Avenger: The Adventures of the Tucson Kid

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Directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Written by Edward D. Wood, Jr.
Wood regulars
Harvey B. Dunn
Kenne Duncan
Tom Keene
Don Nagel
Bud Osborne
Lyle Talbot
Edward D. Wood, Jr.

Additional cast
Forbes Murray
Tom Tyler

Plot
The pilot to a potential TV series, Tom Keene plays the Tucson Kid, an insurance investigator in the old west who comes to town (under the pseudonym 'Duke Smith') to investigate an insurance claim. But the local bigwigs (led by Lyle Talbot) are causing trouble, the Sheriff's been killed, the Deputy (Tyler) is clueless, and the newcomer might just make the perfect fall guy...
'Wood'-ness
TBD
Best Line
"There are a lot of 'Dukes' around lately. Funny thing is they all seem to end in 'Smith.'"
File Under
Ed Acting, Television, Western

VIDEO RELEASES

CROSSROAD AVENGER: THE ADVENTURES OF THE TUCSON KID

This title had been available for a long time only from specialty manufacturers, but has finally gotten a mainstream release from several companies.

Crossroad AvengerThis is a version of Crossroad Avenger from an unknown manufacturer.

It was purchased from a store owned by filmmaker Ray Dennis Steckler (The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies).

Crossroad Avenger (Sinister)This is a version of Crossroad Avenger from Sinister Cinema in their generic "Sinister Six-Guns" packaging.

This tape also features Trick Shooting with Kenne Duncan.

TV Rarities - Lost and Found: Volume 1This is TV Rarities - Lost & Found: Volume 1 from Something Weird.

It contains Crossroad Avenger as well as other odd TV items.

TV Rarities - Lost and Found: Volume 1A DVD-R version of TV Rarities - Lost & Found: Volume 1 from Something Weird.

Western Mail w/ Crossroad AvengerDVD from Alpha Video of the Tom Keene film Western Mail featuring Crossroad Avenger as a bonus.

Big Box of WoodDVD box set from S'more Entertainment featuring Crossroad Avenger.

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