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Rainbow Valley (1935)

Approved | | Western | 15 March 1935 (USA)
John Martin is a government agent working under cover. Leading citizen Morgan calls in gunman Galt who blows Martin's cover.

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Rainbow Valley needs a new road and newcomer John Martin agrees to build it. Rogers is out to stop it and alters the town's petition to the Governor thereby obtaining the release of his boss Butch Galt. John and Butch were cell mates in prison. So Butch gets John to agree to wreck the road and furnishes him with dynamite. But dynamite is just what John needs to finish the work and he hopes to take care of Butch's gang at the same time. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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El valle del arco iris  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Near the final scene, when John Wayne and the villains are standing in front of a hill, a shadow from the boom microphone is visible on their pants. See more »

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Dynamite Ending, But Runs Out of Gas Early
25 September 2007 | by (Orlando, United States) – See all my reviews

This has a cast of over forty, which makes it twice as big as the usual Lonestar production.

Gabby Hayes carries much of the movie with his usual gruff-old-goat character. Unfortunatey, he's only in the first fifteen and last ten minutes of the film.

John Wayne plays a "Special Agent" John Martin who builds a road to the outlaw forsaken town of Rainbow Valley. He basically sleepwalks through the part.

As other reviewers noted, it is a bit irritating that the female characters are always dressed in 1930's fashion.

This seems to be about average for a Lonestar production. It is not one of my favorites.


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