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The Drifter (1932)

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A man known as The Drifter returns home to his cabin in the woods and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter, lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder.

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William Farnum ...
The Drifter
Noah Beery ...
John McNary
Phyllis Barrington ...
Bonnie McNary
Charles Sellon ...
Whitey
Bruce Warren ...
Paul LaTour
Russell Hopton ...
Montana
Ann Brody ...
Marie
Ynez Seabury ...
Yvonne
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A man known as The Drifter returns home to his cabin in the woods and winds up getting involved with an escaped convict, a gunfighter, lumber company rivals, mysterious family ties and murder.

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10 January 1932 (USA)  »

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A really neat old movie
4 October 2004 | by (Steubenville, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This obscure public domain film takes one back to the days of logging camps.

The Drifter is a Frenchman of limited vocabulary but a beeg heart. The plot has unusual twists with a little tragedy, a little comedy, a little romance, and some action thrown in here and there. Although it is somewhat slow moving and has practically no music, the movie kept me interested and wondering what would happen to all these emotive characters. The Drifter is known to everyone as such, but who is he really? One thing is for sure, he really holds the film together and gives it a genuine, homespun feeling. William Farnum has tremendous stage presence. When he's on screen, the shot is about him. For those who don't mind a primitive sound film, it's a gem. It's a B-movie with the heart of an A-movie.


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