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West of the Divide (1934)

Passed  -  Romance | Western  -  15 February 1934 (USA)
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Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.

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Ted Hayden - aka Gat Ganns
Virginia Brown Faire ...
Fay Winters (as Virginia Faire Brown)
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'Dusty' (as George Hayes)
Lloyd Whitlock ...
Mr. Gentry (as Loyd Whitlock)
Yakima Canutt ...
Henchman Hank
Lafe McKee ...
Fred Winters
Billy O'Brien ...
Spuds (as Billie O'Brien)
Dick Dickinson ...
Henchman Joe
Earl Dwire ...
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Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.

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A Two Gun Son Of The West Takes The Law Into His Own Hands! (1940 reissue poster) See more »

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15 February 1934 (USA)  »

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Adelfoi ston kindyno  »

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When the dog spooks the team that Spud is driving, there are fences and buildings in the background. However the close shots of Spud show open fields behind him. See more »

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Referenced in The Man from Utah (1934) See more »

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John Wayne Fights Child Abuse with His Fists!
20 May 2007 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

An average Lone Star film -- built on convenient coincidences (Gat Gann just happens to walk into the scene and dies, and, as luck would have it, just happens to bear a letter of introduction to the man, "Gantry" who, as fate would have it, just happens to have killed John "Ted" Wayne's father and for whom Ted goes to work because Ted just happens to look just like Gannon in his "Wanted" poster, etc., etc.) and clichés.

Interesting for: 1) the stunt work of Yakima Cannutt-- riding a buckboard hitch with a boy on his back,and later diving through a window from a horse; 2) the child abuse theme that culminates in John Wayne's heartfelt hugging of young "Spud" at the end.

Other than that, not much here, even by Lone Star standards. No real character development, except for John Wayne's passionate presence; George Hayes just chews tobacco.


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