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The Lonely Trail (1936)

Passed | | Drama, Western | 25 May 1936 (USA)
Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Kane

Writers:

Bernard McConville (screen play), Jack Natteford (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Wayne ... Captain John Ashley
Ann Rutherford ... Virginia Terry
Cy Kendall ... Adjutant General Benedict Holden
Bob Kortman ... Captain Hays
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... Snowflake (as Snowflake)
Sam Flint ... Governor of Texas
Dennis Moore ... Dick Terry (as Denny Meadows)
Jim Toney Jim Toney ... Jed Calicutt (as Jim Tony)
Etta McDaniel ... Mammy (as Etta Mcdaniels)
Yakima Canutt ... Bull Horrell
Lloyd Ingraham ... Tucker
James A. Marcus James A. Marcus ... Mayor (as James Marcus)
Bob Burns ... Jeff Pruitt
Rodney Hildebrand Rodney Hildebrand ... Cavalry Captain
Eugene Jackson Eugene Jackson ... Harmonica Player / Dancer
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Storyline

Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that Holden too is plundering the local folk. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Drama | Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pista Abandonada See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor 'High Fidelity' Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Gwine to Rune All Night
("De Camptown Races") (1850) (uncredited
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Foster
Played on harmonica and banjo by unidentified black men
Sung by an unidentified black man
Used often to warn about approaching troopers
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Great Cast for Republic
23 September 2019 | by frank4122See all my reviews

John Wayne leads a great cast of western actors including Ann Rutherford with 2 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stuntman extraordinaire Yakima Canutt as Bull does some great work in front of the camera as well. Lafe McKee even does a cameo. It all starts when Duke is called upon to clean up some carpetbaggers led by Cy Kendall. Bob Burns starts shooting due to Jim Toney's Union hat and him and Duke are off to the races. Great to see Fred 'Snowflake' Toones with over 200 films and the most "colorful" face for Republic. Bob Kortman played a powerful role as the General's henchman and Dennis Moore is very convincing as the man on the run from the General and even his old friend Captain Ashley. "The Lonely Trail" has some wonderful moments and a must see for John Wayne fans.


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