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Man of the Forest (1933)

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Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.

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Cast overview:
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Brett Dale
Verna Hillie ...
Alice Gayner
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Jim Gayner
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Clint Beasley
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Mulvey
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Yegg
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Big Boy (as Guinn Williams)
Vince Barnett ...
Little Casino
Blanche Friderici ...
Mrs. Peg Forney
Tempe Pigott ...
Peg's Friend
Tom Kennedy ...
Sheriff Blake
Frank McGlynn Jr. ...
Pegg, a henchman
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Beasley, who is after Gayner's land, plans to kidnap his daughter. But Dale overhears their plan and kidnaps her himself. When Gayner arrives to retrieve his daughter, Beasley kills him and makes the Sheriff arrest Dale for the murder.

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Challenge of the Frontier  »

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Brett Dale: Now don't try that again.
Alice Gaynor: I'll kill you the next time!
Brett Dale: If you do, I'll spank you again.
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Scenery, Mustache & African Lions
31 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a standard Western with all the proper elements: do-right hero (R. Scott), do-wrong villain (Noah Beery), henchmen and "characters", pretty scenery, and African lions (???).

It is interesting to see a youthful Randolph Scott with a face-altering mustache and spouting an odd aristocratic Southern dialect ("they ah coming hyeah") while masquerading as a woman-hating mountain man.

The "mountain lions" are of course African lions loaned out from Tarzan.

The scenery, wherever it is, is very nice: mountains and lonesome pines.

Noah Beery makes a nice villain, really very good at it, and Verna Hillie is attractive enough.

The plot and acting are no more absurd than a million other B-westerns.


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