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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

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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 »
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[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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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Early John Wayne, 18 January 2007
Author: e_tippett from eastern canada

I enjoyed seeing a very young John Wayne, before he had developed his signature speech, moves, etc. Sure, it was pure B Western schlock, but I had to check here before knowing for sure he was in this movie, it does not look like him at all. A must-see for all fans of John Wayne and westerns. The one thing I liked most about this movie is that even amongst the so-called "bad guys" in black hats, it half-heartedly explored the reasons why some guys joined these gangs-bad raps, wrongful imprisonment, bad choices that left them nowhere else to go and so on, so that even some of the villains elicited sympathy. The only jarring note was the blatant 30s flapper hairstyle and exaggerated eye makeup of the main female character, they didn't even make an attempt to make her look like a storekeepers daughter in the late 1800s.

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