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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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Some great equestrian action sequences, but at what cost. See more (9 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)
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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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Aspect Ratio:
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:Oh, Carter, have the boys mount up. We'll go into Red Bluff and spend the evening. Maybe some of the boys would like a little sarsaparilla.
Carter - Singing Rider:Maybe they would. Me too. I'll tell 'em.
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Movie Connections:
Spoofed in Westward Ho-Hum (1941)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Girl I Loved Long AgoSee more »

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2 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Some great equestrian action sequences, but at what cost., 7 October 2007
Author: Chuck-213 from United States

This wonderful example of the early B western is tarnished by some pitiable horse falls that would not be tolerated in today's films. Two scenes in particular show the poor animals somersaulting and going down in a horrendous heap, sometimes on top of one another. Even knowing that the movie is over 70 years old; the sight of the poor animals in such distress still made me heart sick. The Running W appears to have been used liberally in this picture, which is otherwise well acted and produced. John Wayne gives an excellent performance along with a strong supporting cast, while the Owens Valley and Alabama Hills outside Lone Pine provide a realistic backdrop to the story.

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