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Sagebrush Trail -- Imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, John Brant escapes and ends up out west where, after giving the local lawmen the slip...

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15 December 1933 (USA) See more »
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Romance rides in a drama of thundering hoofs and blazing guns! See more »
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Imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, John Brant escapes and ends up out west where, after giving the local lawmen the slip... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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John Wayne ... John Brant
Nancy Shubert ... Sally Blake
Lane Chandler ... Joseph Conlon (alias Bob Jones)
Yakima Canutt ... Ed Walsh
Henry Hall ... Dad Blake
Hal Taliaferro ... Deputy Sheriff (as Wally Wales)
Art Mix ... Henchman
Bob Burns ... Sheriff Parker
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Adams ... Taggart (uncredited)
Silver Tip Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Hank Bell ... Henchman (uncredited)
William Dyer ... Blind Pete (uncredited)
Wally Howe ... Store Customer (uncredited)
Julie Kingdon ... Town Girl (uncredited)
Tex Palmer ... Posse Rider (uncredited)
Tex Phelps ... Henchman (uncredited)
Hal Price ... Bud - Train Engineer (uncredited)
Archie Ricks ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
Robert Walker ... Henchman (uncredited)
Blackjack Ward ... Henchman (uncredited)

Slim Whitaker ... Henchman Dick (uncredited)

Directed by
Armand Schaefer 
 
Writing credits
Lindsley Parsons (story)

Will Beale  story (uncredited)
Lindsley Parsons  screenplay (uncredited)

Produced by
Trem Carr .... executive producer (uncredited)
Paul Malvern .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Pierson (edited by)
 
Sound Department
John Stransky Jr. .... recordist (as John A. Stransky Jr.)
 
Stunts
Yakima Canutt .... stunt double: John Wayne (uncredited)
Jack Jones .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
 
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E.R. Hickson .... technical director
 
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54 min
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Black and White | Color (colorized)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Stereo | Mono (Balsley & Phillips Recording System)
Certification:
Finland:S (1989) | Germany:12 (DVD rating) | UK:U (uncut) (1987-2004) | UK:U (cut) (1934) (2004-) | USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Continuity: While the store proprietor reads a note written by John Brant, there is a sudden brief cut for no apparent purpose to the exact shot of Brant and Conlon riding into town which was used a few moments earlier, before their visit to the store.See more »
Quotes:
[after eluding the sheriff by swimming underwater, John emerges on the far side of the lake at the feet of a tall gunslinger]
John Brant:Well, I guess you got me.
Joseph Conlon:[snorts] Come on out, stranger. I ain't the law. You're a pretty smart hombre and you got plenty of nerve. It strikes me that the boss could use somebody like you. What's your name?
[John glares at him]
Joseph Conlon:Smith, ain't it. That's the handle most of you fast travelers use. Aw, it's as good a name as any. Mine's Jones!
[they shake hands]
Joseph Conlon:Say, you're pretty near all in, ain't ya. Better come up with me to the hideout and meet the Big Chief. We're short a coupla hands.
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9 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Making some strange friends, 29 April 2006
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

It was in films like Sagebrush Trail that John Wayne learned his craft, but thank the Deity he got out of doing stuff like Sagebrush Trail.

The Duke has busted loose from jail, he was in the calaboose for a murder he didn't commit. He eludes a posse chasing him, but gets into the clutches of an outlaw gang headed by Yakima Canutt. It's as good a place as any to look for the man who can clear him. He doesn't realize though how lucky he got.

Now granted this was a Lone Star production, not even a B film. But I would have liked to have seen just how Wayne got into the jackpot that landed him jail for murdering the lover of a married woman if he wasn't involved with her. When we do find who the murderer is that's never explained to us.

Since this was for the afternoon kiddie matinée crowd maybe such things weren't delved into even before the Code came in place. Maybe it was a question of sloppy editing also.

I think John Wayne's most devoted fans might like this one, I really wouldn't recommend to others, even other western fans.

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