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The Desert Trail (1935)

Passed  -  Western  -  22 April 1935 (USA)
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Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.

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John Scott / John Jones
Mary Kornman ...
Anne
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Jim
Eddy Chandler ...
Kansas Charlie / Rev. Harry Smith
Carmen Laroux ...
Juanita (as Carmen LaRoux)
Lafe McKee ...
Poker City Sheriff
Al Ferguson ...
Pete
Henry Hall ...
Farnsworth (Rodeo Promoter)
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Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Trivia

Juanita's house is the same house as used as the Matlock ranch-house in The Star Packer (1934) and as Malgrove's house in Blue Steel (1934). See more »

Goofs

When Jim introduces Kansas, now posing as Rev. Harry Smith to hid sister Anne she greets him by name and title despite never seeing him before. See more »

Quotes

Kansas Charlie, aka Rev. Harry Smith: Do you mean to insinuate that I'm dumb?
John Scott, aka John Jones: No. Dumber!
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The Last Lap
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Music by Carl Albert Egener
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Wayne "b" western
3 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Duke is at it again in this "b" western from Monogram. This time he is out to win some prize cash in a rodeo, which he does easily, so when he and his friend try and collect their winnings, they meet up with some bad guys who steal all of the rodeos proceed's then they manage to kill the promoter, blaming our hero and his friend,, so they are forced to go on the run and hideout and make a plan to try and catch the bad guys,, meanwhile the Duke and his friend argue about everything from women , to alcohol and such, the 2 lawmen appear to be an odd match but it turns out opposites do attract even in the old west.. not a bad little "b" western picture slightly better than some of the other b western that John Wayne was in.


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