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Man of the Forest (1933)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 25 August 1933 (USA)
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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Brett Dale
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Alice Gayner
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Jim Gayner
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Clint Beasley
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Henchman Mulvey
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Yegg
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Big Boy (as Guinn Williams)
Vince Barnett ...
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Blanche Friderici ...
Mrs. Peg Forney
Tempe Pigott ...
Peg's Friend
Tom Kennedy ...
Sheriff Blake
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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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25 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Challenge of the Frontier  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This is one of 20 Zane Grey stories, filmed by Paramount in the 1930s, which they sold to Favorite Films for re-release, circa 1949-1950. The failure of Paramount, the original copyright holder, to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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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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Featured in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

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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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