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West of the Divide (1934)

Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.

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Robert N. Bradbury

Writer:

Robert N. Bradbury (story and screen play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Wayne ... Ted Hayden posing as Gat Ganns
Virginia Brown Faire ... Fay Winters (as Virginia Faire Brown)
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Dusty Rhodes (as George Hayes)
Lloyd Whitlock Lloyd Whitlock ... Mr. Gentry (as Loyd Whitlock)
Yakima Canutt ... Henchman Hank
Lafe McKee ... Fred Winters
Billy O'Brien Billy O'Brien ... Spud Hayden (as Billie O'Brien)
Dick Dickinson Dick Dickinson ... Henchman Joe
Earl Dwire ... Sheriff
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Storyline

Ted Hayden and his pal Dusty Rhodes come across a dying outlaw, Gatt Ganns. On Ganns's person, they find a letter of introduction to rancher Gentry implicating Gentry in the disappearance of Ted's kid brother Jim and the murder of their father many years earlier. Ted takes on Ganns's identity and pretends to go to work for Gentry, while actually looking for further evidence that Gentry did indeed murder his father and abduct his brother. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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HE PLAYED A FLASHING GUN-GAME THAT TURNED UP A PACK OF BANDITS! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adelfoi ston kindyno See more »

Filming Locations:

Kernville, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecasts of this film occurred in Syracuse Sunday 17 April 1949 on WHEN (Channel 8), in Detroit Tuesday 3 May 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 2), in Los Angeles Wednesday 28 September 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2) and Sunday 11 December 1949 on KECA (Channel 7), in Albuquerque Tuesday 8 November 1949 on KOB (Channel 4), and in New York City Saturday 23 September 1950 on WATV (Channel 13); a recent previous otherwise undocumented telecast on WOR (Channel 9) may likely have taken place earlier as part of their Monday evening film series. See more »

Goofs

During a fight between Ted Hayden and Butch, Spuds shouts, "Come on, Ted!" Actually, Ted has been introduced to him and all others at the gangsters' hide-out as Gat Ganns. His real identity is in fact revealed later. See more »

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Doctor Silsby: You got her here just in time. A small artery's been severed. However, I don't think it's very serious.
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Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »

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Version of The Reckless Rider (1932) See more »

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Slightly lower production values still produce good movie
13 October 2017 | by morrisonhimselfSee all my reviews

Frequently used story gets a good presentation here in "West of the Divide," and the excellent cast helps ensure high quality.

Young John Wayne and grizzled George Hayes start with what I learned in college theater-history classes was called a "feather-duster" scene, where characters -- such as a maid, with a feather-duster -- tell the background of the story, today called "the back story."

It's kinda corny, but isn't too damaging.

Probably even in 1934 what was about to happen was predictable, but, before that predictable ending, enough happens in between it should hold the viewer's interest. It held mine.

When the hero meets the leading lady, there is no poor-writing instant romance. In fact, there is no real contact. It's an unusual boy-meets-girl.

That girl is Virginia Faire Brown, who is shown with 74 credits, although she never rose to be a major player and certainly not a star. But she is very attractive, even elegant, with an unusual dark-haired beauty.

Her character's father is played by the veteran Lafe McKee. The sheriff is by that veteran, and very talented actor, who didn't, alas, often enough get to show just how good an actor he was, Earl Dwire.

Chief bad guy is played by "Loyd Whitlock," who is usually known as Lloyd Whitlock, a very busy man with more than 200 credits!

OK, good story, great cast ably performing, lots of riding scenes, and a no-music-track realism that should keep you pinned to your seat. And if you want to see it, there's a good print at YouTube.


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