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The Thundering Herd (1933)

Passed | | Western | 1 March 1933 (USA)
Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to ... See full summary »

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Milly Fayre
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Bill Hatch
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Randall Jett
Raymond Hatton ...
Jude Pilchuck
Blanche Friderici ...
Mrs. Jane Jett (as Blanche Frederici)
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Clark Sprague
Monte Blue ...
Smiley
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Pruitt
Al Bridge ...
Catlee - Pruitt's Henchman
Dick Rush ...
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Frank Rice ...
Blacksmith
Buck Connors ...
Buffalo Hunter
Charles McMurphy ...
Andrews
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Both Sprague and Jett and their crews are hunting buffalo. Doan is with Sprague and is looking for the Jett outfit where his girlfriend Milly is being held against her will. In addition to the thieving Jett who is stealing Sprague's furs, the Indians are gathering to attack all the white buffalo hunters. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Buffalo stampedes...Indian attacks...Plundering bandits...He braved them all when he rode into the badlands...and rode out with a beautiful girl! (original poster) See more »

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1 March 1933 (USA)  »

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Buffalo Stampede  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The film's scenes of the buffalo herds were filmed in Yellowstone National Park. See more »

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During the first scene between Randolph Scott and Buster Crabbe, the shadow of the boom mike is clearly visible on both actors. See more »

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Jude Pilchuk, Spraque's Partner: [philisophically] Ah, well, being in love ain't going to hurt him. Ain't no harm in that. It's getting hitched is where the trouble begins.
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Buffalo hunters fighting among themselves and with Indians.
9 March 2003 | by (S. Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

This film is what they used to call a quickie (62 minutes), but it is quite above average in part because of Henry Hathaway´s direction. The story, written by Zane Grey, is about buffalo hunting. Harry Carey is the good guy who runs a hunting outfit and works together with Randolph Scott. Noah Beery is the bad guy who also runs an outfit, he sends his men to steal buffalo hides from other hunters, disguised as Indians. Scott is in love with Beery´s stepdaughter, who is hated by Beery´s wife (she is quite a villain).These hunters kill thousands of buffalo just for the hide, so the Indians get revolted and decide to attack. Stock footage was used from the silent version made in 1925, but it blends very well with the rest of the film.


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