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The Lawless Frontier (1934)

Passed  -  Romance | Western  -  22 November 1934 (USA)
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Mexican outlaw Zanti killed John Tobin's parents. John teams up with Dusty, also hurt by Zanti, to get the bad guy.

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Sheila Terry ...
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Dusty (as George Hayes)
Jay Wilsey ...
2nd Zanti Henchman (as Buffalo Bill Jr.)
Yakima Canutt ...
Joe - Zanti's Henchman
Gordon De Main ...
Deputy Miller (as Bud Wood)
Earl Dwire ...
Pandro Zanti Posing as Don Yorba
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Storyline

Tobin is after the bandit Zanti who killed his parents. He finds him just as Zanti is about to kill Dusty and kidnap Ruby. Saving the two, he goes after Zanti. He catches him but Zanti escapes the Sheriff's handcuff's and this time Tobin has to chase him into the desert. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Romance | Western

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22 November 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Gesetz des Stärkeren  »

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(Balsley and Phillips Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Costuming error in last John Wayne scene calling home, as he's shown wearing a badge; but it is on the wrong side of his chest, and should be over his heart on the left side, not the right side. See more »

Quotes

The Sheriff: You're a slick, cunning wolf, Zanti, but I finally got ya.
Pandro Zanti: You forgot, Señor Sheriff, wolves run in packs. And mine is not far behind.
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"Just another romance in the life of Pandro Zanti."
23 April 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

John Wayne and Gabby Hayes team up to take on bandit and (for some unexplained reason) fake Mexican, Pandro Zanti. What a name. Anyway, Wayne is out for revenge because Zanti killed his parents in the film's opening scene. Gabby Hayes also has a pretty daughter, played by Sheila Terry. Zanti's eyes bulge out when he first sees her so you can assume what that means. Hayes and Terry live in a ramshackle old place yet they manage to have a secret passageway behind a cabinet. There's also a deeply stupid sheriff to complicate things for our hero. Pretty corny stuff, for the most part. As with most of the B westerns Wayne did for Lone Star around this time, the highlight is the stuntwork of Yakima Canutt. Animal lovers prepare yourselves there's some rough-looking stunts for the horses in this one.


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