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Born to the West (1937)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Western  |  10 December 1937 (USA)
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Can Dare Rudd prove he is responsible enough to win the heart of Judy and also outwit the crooked saloon owner?

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Dare Rudd and Dinkey Hooley, roaming cowhands, drift into Montana, where they meet Dare's cousin, Tom Fillmore, cattleman and banker. Tom offers them jobs but they pass, until Dare sees Tom's sweetheart, Judy Worstall and decides to take the job. He is put in charge of a cattle drive, replacing ranch-foreman Lynn Hardy, who is in cahoots with Bart Hammond, rustler. Dare delivers the cattle to the railhead and is about to return when he is persuaded into a poker game by Buck Brady, a crooked gambler. Dare is almost cleaned out when Tom appears and takes a hand and discovers the dealer is switching decks. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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It took six murdering rustlers and a girl to make a reckless rover settle down to love! See more »

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Romance | Western

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10 December 1937 (USA)  »

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Hell Town  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Due to a studio clerical error, Alan Ladd was credited for an appearance in this film. He does not, in fact, appear in it. See more »

Goofs

The cards of the pack used in the poker game have modern numerals on each corner, unlike of the cards from the Old West. See more »

Quotes

Fallon: Get out of here! The Sheriff's comin'!
Dinkey Hooley: I think we're on the wrong side.
Dare Rudd: This is no time to think!
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Version of Born to the West (1926) See more »

Soundtracks

You're the One I Crave
(uncredited)
Written by Ralph Rainger and Victor Young
Played on a player-piano
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A cowboy suddenly decides to quit drifting, and is tested.
7 September 1998 | by (Coconut Creek, FL) – See all my reviews

According to author Tony Thomas, this film shot adrenalin into the lagging careers of both John Wayne and Johnny Mack Brown. It's very entertaining, with a good story, fine cast, terrific scenery and excellent camerawork.


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