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Richard Dix in The Ghost Ship

Richard Dix (1893 - 1949)

Film Deaths[]

  • Cimarron (1931) [Yancey Cravat]: Fatally injured in an off-screen oil-derrick explosion; he dies in Irene Dunne’s arms after she rushes to the scene.
  • Badlands Of Dakota (1941) [Wild Bill Hickock]: Shot in the back by Lon Chaney Jr (Jack McCall)as he plays poker in the saloon in Deadwood. (Thanks to Brian)
  • The Ghost Ship (1943) [Captain Will Stone]: Stabbed in the stomach during a knife-fight with Skelton Knaggs in the ship’s infirmary, after Skelton finds Richard about to kill Russell Wade.
  • Mysterious Intruder (1946) [Don Gale]: Shot in the chest by Charles Lane and Barton MacLane after Richard fires at them (having mistaken them for thugs) as they come up the stairs.

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