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Fighting Caravans (1931)

Passed  |   |  Romance, Western  |  1 February 1931 (USA)
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A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love.

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Lili Damita ...
Felice (as Lily Damita)
Ernest Torrence ...
Bill Jackson
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Fred Kohler ...
Lee Murdock
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Seth
Roy Stewart ...
Couch
May Boley ...
Jane
Eve Southern ...
Faith
Frank Campeau ...
Jeff Moffitt
Charles Winninger ...
Marshall
Frank Hagney ...
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A young frontier scout helps guide a freight wagon train across the country, fighting off Indians and evil traders, while his two crusty companions try and save him from falling in love. Written by Rick Johnson <rickdjohnson@seanet.com>

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Writing, in flames and blood, the vivid history of those epic days (original poster) See more »

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Romance | Western

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1 February 1931 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blazing Arrows  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.20 : 1
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Bill Jackson: He ain't been himself for the last three days. I've been watching him pretty close. Yesterday, he only had eleven drinks.
Jim Bridger: And he's been a-working too. Doing things he don't have to do.
Bill Jackson: She's got him all right.
Jim Bridger: Let's get drunk!
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Remade as Wagon Wheels (1934) See more »

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Witty and action packed ancient oater
10 August 2004 | by (Phoenix, AZ) – See all my reviews

let's weigh the merits of this film: (1) a strikingly handsome (and tall), youthful Gary Cooper -- this is the opportunity to see a giant screen legend when he was a vibrant young newcomer! This alone merits seeing this movie. (2) The dialogue is witty, pithy and fun -- in fact, give me the screenwriter from 1931 over most of today's movies!. (3) There is a lot of fast-paced and exciting western action (and the stuntwork is just plain fun to watch). Yes, this was relatively early movie making, and in some ways it shows, but that also provides tremendous enjoyment for the film buff. Watch it with a light heart, but with reverence for the old films, and I think you can't help but enjoy it.


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