Hopalong Cassidy : Hopalong Cassidy

  • by Clarence E. Mulford
  • Narrated by R. C. Bray
  • Series: Hopalong Cassidy
  • 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hopalong Cassidy, the iconic western cowboy hero conceived by Clarence Mulford, was immortalized in a highly popular film series starring William Boyd from 1935-1948. A tough-talking and violent character in print, Hopalong Cassidy was remade into a clean-cut screen hero who roamed the West with his sidekicks and fought villains who took advantage of the weak. Here Cassidy is drawn as Mulford originally conceived; rough-and-tumble, foul-mouthed, and thriving on brawls and gunplay.
Set in the raw, unforgiving American frontier, this action-packed classic pits Hopalong Cassidy and the rest of the Bar-20 crew against a violent gang of vigilantes.


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A Legend Comes Back Strong

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. Mumford is an outstanding writer. Such romance in his descriptions - he paints a picture of the old west that comes straight from personal experience. The poetry of his language is almost impossible to match these days.

Besides that - his characters are so rich. Picture the group in Young Guns (Estevez, Sutherland, Phillips, Sheen, etc.) but more gritty and bad-*ss; while at the same time hilarious with their brotherly digs and unwavering commitment to each other.

What did you like best about this story?

The view into Hopalong's softer side. Seeing Hopalong, the baddest of the bad, become a complete mess around a lady is pretty funny.

Have you listened to any of R. C. Bray’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Thought I was listening to Sam Elliot narrate for a bit! He has a very rich, grit to his voice that really captures the essence of an Old West tale. Great stuff!

Any additional comments?

Check out The Coming of Hopalong and Bar-20 as well. All three are really quite impressive

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- Robert Scot


my favorite Hopalong Cassidy book. this one is grim, merciless, and full of heart. Don't miss it
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- Robert B.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-29-2013
  • Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC