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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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Our Gang Cutie Rickert Dead At 82
 (From WENN. 12 February 2009, 2:05 PM, PST)

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It's All About Oil, Even Then See more (17 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)
 
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Billy Barber .... conductor (1985 altered version) (as William Barber)
 
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52 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Mono (Balsley and Phillips Sound System)
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Trivia:
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:Snakes like you usually die of their own poison.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Circle Canyon (1933)See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
It's All About Oil, Even Then, 18 June 2009
Author: dougdoepke from Claremont, USA

Average Wayne-Lone Star matinée special. Chris (Wayne) is trying to secure oil money for fatherless Indian girl Nina (Rickert). Sam Black (a good name for bad guy Canutt) and his gang are trying to kidnap the girl and hijack the money. Nothing exceptional here, other than some good outdoor action and a clever Canutt-devised stunt with rope and a tree. For fans of Gabby Hayes, his likably grouchy character is almost complete. For me, the highlight was seeing Lone Star regular Earl Dwire actually play a good guy (Tom) for once. With his considerably less than handsome features, he fits the bad guy stereotype. So his role here amounts to a welcome departure showing that you don't have to look like a Wayne to play a good guy. Fairly scenic locations, not the Sierras unfortunately, but not the treeless LA scrublands either. Strikingly pretty Sheila Terry as Clara doesn't have much to do other than ride horseback in a dress, no less, and with the boys. Note the plunge off the cliff into the water. This was a popular stunt of the time and a fittingly dramatic end to a chase sequence. I can't tell whether this one is a stock shot from another film or not. But, never mind, since it's a grabber anyway. All in all, an entertaining 50 minutes, but nothing special.

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