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Westward Ho
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Director:
Writers:
Robert Emmett Tansey (story) and
Lindsley Parsons (story) ...
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Release Date:
19 August 1935 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
As a youngster John Wyatt saw his parents killed and his brother kidnapped. On a wagon train heading West he meets his brother who is now a spy for the gang which originally did the dirty work. He and his brother both fall for Mary Gordon. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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bad screenplay, pretentious settings and arrangements See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Wayne ... John Wyatt
Sheila Bromley ... Mary Gordon (as Sheila Mannors)
Frank McGlynn Jr. ... Jim Wyatt
Jim Farley ... Lafe Gordon (as James Farley)
Jack Curtis ... Ballard
Bradley Metcalfe ... John Wyatt as a Child
Dickie Jones ... Jim Wyatt as a Child
Mary MacLaren ... Ma Wyatt
Yakima Canutt ... Henchman Red
Hank Bell ... Mark Wyatt
Glenn Strange ... Carter - Singing Rider
The Singing Riders ... Vigilantes
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Silver Tip Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chuck Baldra ... Singing Rider (uncredited)
Charles Brinley ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Bob Burns ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Fred Burns ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Edward Coxen ... State Official (uncredited)
Earl Dwire ... Townsman Notifying Vigilantes (uncredited)
Frank Ellis ... Russell - Vigilante (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Ballard Henchman (uncredited)
Henry Hall ... State Official (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Hendricks ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Wally Howe ... State Official (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham ... State Official (uncredited)
Jack Ingram ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Jack Kirk ... Singing Rider (uncredited)
Frank LaRue ... State Official (uncredited)
Cactus Mack ... Henchman Hank (uncredited)
Clyde McClary ... Vigilante (uncredited)
Tex Palmer ... Ballard Henchman (uncredited)
Eddie Parker ... Henchman Ed (uncredited)
Fred Parker ... State Official (uncredited)
Hal Price ... State Official (uncredited)
Charles Sargent ... Singing Rider (uncredited)
James Sheridan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Al Taylor ... Ballard Henchman (uncredited)
Arthur Thalasso ... Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert N. Bradbury  (as R.N. Bradbury)
 
Writing credits
Robert Emmett Tansey (story and screen play) (as Robert Emmett) and
Lindsley Parsons (story and screen play)

Harry Friedman (continuity)

Produced by
Paul Malvern .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Archie Stout (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carl Pierson (edited by)
 
Sound Department
Dave Stoner .... recordist
 
Music Department
Abe Meyer .... musical director (uncredited)
Heinz Roemheld .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Clifford Vaughan .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Trem Carr .... vice president in charge of production
E.R. Hickson .... technical director
 
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Runtime:
61 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review)

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Trivia:
This was Republic Pictures' first production.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The handwriting on the notes that John Wyatt distributes varies between different notes.See more »
Quotes:
John Wyatt:[addressing potential recruits] And the answer, men is: we must band together. You, Carter; you, Russell; and every man here that's suffered from the injustice of these gangs. And it's up to us to clean them out. Now my plan is this: every man here will ride a white horse, wear a black shirt and a white scarf. And this way we'll know each other in battle. I'm asking for single men only. Men who'll stick. Who'll join me here?See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Westward Whoa (1936)See more »
Soundtrack:
The VigilantesSee more »

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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
bad screenplay, pretentious settings and arrangements, 9 May 2013
Author: rightwingisevil from United States

first, we got people singing a song like watching a play on a stage. then the funny things showed up one by one. by watching this 1935 film i was unable not to think about what the hongkong shaw brothers did to their Chinese kung-fu movies, always with stupid screenplays, weird attires, costumes, hairdos, make-up, terrible acting... pretentious and unrealistic dialog.....all of those horrible arrangements shown in shaw brothers kung fu movies were accidentally matched this pathetic western genre b movie. all the people in this pioneering westward movie wore nice, clean and ironed costumes, even in gunfights, good guys led by john wayne were riding on white horses, wearing white shirts, while the bad guys' horses were just a mixture of different colors. there were so many laughable and pretentious scenes and dialog in this horrible film.

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