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'Neath the Arizona Skies -- Chris Morrell, the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina, is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease...

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Director:
Writers:
Burl R. Tuttle (story)
Burl R. Tuttle (screenplay)
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Release Date:
5 December 1934 (USA) See more »
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Hair-trigger Action! See more »
Plot:
Chris Morrell, the guardian of half-Indian girl Nina, is helping her find her missing white father. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A Competent Little Actioner See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Wayne ... Chris Morrell
Sheila Terry ... Clara Moore
Shirley Jean Rickert ... Nina (as Shirley Jane Rickert)
Jack Rockwell ... Vic Byrd
Yakima Canutt ... Sam Black
Harry L. Fraser ... Henchman in the Brush (as Weston Edwards)
Jay Wilsey ... Jim Moore (as Buffalo Bill Jr.)
Philip Kieffer ... Jameson Hodges (as Phil Keefer)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Hall Crane ... Express Agent (uncredited)
Earl Dwire ... Tom - Nina's Father (uncredited)
Billy Franey ... Old Prospector (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Henchman (uncredited)

George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Matt Downing (uncredited)
George Morrell ... Town Mayor (uncredited)
Artie Ortego ... Henchman Shorty (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... Henchman Asking Chris for Nina (uncredited)
Tex Phelps ... Henchman Overhearing Hodges (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy ... Office Clerk (uncredited)

Directed by
Harry L. Fraser  (as Harry Fraser)
 
Writing credits
Burl R. Tuttle (story "Gun Glory") (as Burl Tuttle)

Burl R. Tuttle (screenplay) (as Burl Tuttle)

Produced by
Paul Malvern .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Billy Barber (1985) (as William Barber)
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Charles J. Hunt (film editor) (as Charles Hunt)
Carl Pierson (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
E.R. Hickson 
 
Sound Department
Ralph Shugart .... recordist
 
Stunts
Yakima Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie Parker .... stunts (uncredited)
Allen Pomeroy .... stunts (uncredited)
Jay Wilsey .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Billy Barber .... conductor (1985 altered version) (as William Barber)
 
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52 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Balsley and Phillips Sound System)
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In the scene where Chris Morrell (John Wayne) has to leap from his horse onto a railroad handcart to capture Sam Black (Yakima Canutt), Canutt doubles for Wayne and Wayne doubles for Canutt.See more »
Quotes:
Chris Morrell:Some men are like books written in a strange language, and that makes it awfully hard to read them.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Circle Canyon (1933)See more »

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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A Competent Little Actioner, 14 March 2001
Author: (bsmith5552@rogers.com) from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

"Neath the Arizona Skies" was one of the series of Lone Star Westerns that Wayne made between 1933 and 1935. It contains plenty of action and stunts. Wayne was looking more comfortable and less awkward as the hero. Sheila Terry, Who had worked with Wayne at Columbia and in one of his serials is the heroine. Yakima Canutt is the chief heavy and George Hayes appears unbilled playing a character very close to the "Gabby" character that he would play exclusively from about 1936 onward. In this series Hayes played a variety of roles from sidekick, to father of the heroine, to the villain.

The best that can be said of Canutt's performance is that as an actor, he made a great stuntman. He performs a number of his trademark stunts in this film from the horse and rider going over over the cliff, to numerous horse falls and fights. The chase sequences were well photographed and staged. the plot involving the protection by Wayne of a little girl who stands to inherit oil wells, moves along and is believable. All in all, 'Neath the Arizona Skies is a competent little actioner.

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