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The New Frontier (1935)

Passed  |   |  Western  |  24 October 1935 (USA)
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In 1889 pioneers race ahead of the law to claim free land in Oklahoma, forming wide-open towns. In one such, citizens elect Milt Dawson to challenge the self-appointed rule of gambler Ace ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Muriel Evans ...
Hanna
Warner Richmond ...
Ace
Al Bridge ...
Kit (as Alan Bridge)
Sam Flint ...
Milt
Murdock MacQuarrie ...
Tom
Allan Cavan ...
Minister
Mary MacLaren ...
Mrs. Shaw (as Mary MaClaren)
Theodore Lorch ...
Joe (as Theodore Loren)
Glenn Strange ...
Norton (as Glen Strange)
Philip Kieffer ...
Army Officer (as Phil Keefer)
Frank Ball ...
Ted
Jack Montgomery ...
Smokey
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Storyline

In 1889 pioneers race ahead of the law to claim free land in Oklahoma, forming wide-open towns. In one such, citizens elect Milt Dawson to challenge the self-appointed rule of gambler Ace Holmes, only to have him shot in the back. But leading the next batch of settlers is Milt's quick-on-the-draw son John, who gets help from friendly outlaws. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Western

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24 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Flammende Grenze  »

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The scenes set in Kansas feature snow-capped mountains, of which Kansas has none. See more »

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Remade as New Frontier (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

OUTLAW RANGE
(1935) (uncredited)
Written by Glenn Strange; sung by chorus
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It is available on VHS
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A must for serious John Wayne movie collectors. It is available on John Wayne Matinée Double Feature No. 4 with Sante Fe Stampede (co-starring, the Duke, as one of the Three Mesquiteers).

Why aren't these titles on DVD. I have all four of this collection and both the video and sound are more than satisfactory. This early one, He becomes the Sheriff after his father is killed. He and his buddy, Al Bridges (of Preston Sturges fame ) clean up the town with a tremendous saloon shootout. A twist is Al is the leader of a gang of outlaws who the Duke deputized. Being a Republic, rather than a Lone Star makes this one better than most of this period of the Dukes B-Westerns.


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