The Thundering West (1939)

Approved | | Action, Music, Romance | 12 January 1939 (USA)
Outlaws Dale and Tucson quit Wolf's gang. Just as the two are about to rob the stage, Wolf and his gang beat them to it. Dale breaks it up saving the money and this gets him appointed ... See full summary »

Director:

Sam Nelson

Writer:

Bennett Cohen (screenplay) (as Bennett R. Cohen)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Charles Starrett ... Jim Dale aka Laramie Kid
Iris Meredith ... Helen Patterson
Sons of the Pioneers ... Ranch Hands, Musicians
Dick Curtis ... Wolf Munro
Hank Bell ... Tucson
Edward LeSaint ... Judge Patterson
Hal Taliaferro ... Frank Kendall
Bob Nolan ... Bob (Sons of the Pioneers)
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Storyline

Outlaws Dale and Tucson quit Wolf's gang. Just as the two are about to rob the stage, Wolf and his gang beat them to it. Dale breaks it up saving the money and this gets him appointed Sheriff. But Wolf shows up and threatening to expose Dale, forces him to let his gang rob the express office. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Columbia's song-filled story of the thrill-filled West! (original print ad) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trail of the Tumbleweeds See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Goofs

Although the story takes place in the stagecoach days of the nineteenth century, leading lady Iris Meredith wears strictly contemporary 1939 fashions, including knee length skirts, nylon stockings, high heel shoes, and even a perky 1939 turban, to set off her 1939 bobbed hair style. See more »

Connections

Remade as Man from Montana (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Echoes From the Hills
Written by Bob Nolan
Performed by the Sons of the Pioneers
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