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The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1937)

Approved  |   |  History, Romance, Western  |  16 April 1937 (USA)
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A California mining camp is plagued by a series of murders. Four people come under suspicion for the killings and are run out of the camp. During a blizzard they take refuge in an isolated ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Preston Foster ...
Jean Muir ...
Miss Helen Colby
...
Reverend Sam Woods
...
Luck
Margaret Irving ...
The Duchess
Frank M. Thomas ...
Mr. Bedford
Si Jenks ...
Kentuck
Dick Elliott ...
Stumpy Carter
...
Uncle Billy
Bradley Page ...
Sonoma
Richard Lane ...
High-Grade
Monte Blue ...
Indian Jim
...
Charley - the Bartender
Dudley Clements ...
Wilkes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Pepper ...
Blonde Saloon Lady
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A California mining camp is plagued by a series of murders. Four people come under suspicion for the killings and are run out of the camp. During a blizzard they take refuge in an isolated cabin, and conflicts begin to break out among them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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16 April 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bret Harte's Outcasts of Poker Flat  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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Both stories "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" and "The Luck of Roaring Camp" were the basis for the screenplay. See more »

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Version of The Luck of Roaring Camp (1917) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Dem Golden Slippers!
(1879) (uncredited)
Music by James Allen Bland
Played twice offscreen on piano in a saloon
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Only watch this if you want to see a Young Van Heflin!
12 September 2002 | by (Wichita, KS) – See all my reviews



I caught this on TCM the other night, it's short so it doesn't bore you too much I suppose. It's just an average flick. Nothing great, nothing awful, but it lags quite a bit for a film that isn't much more than an hour in length. Preston Foster isn't that great of an actor, so when he has the lead role in a film you find yourself getting a bit bored, Jean Muir didn't impress me much either for someone that was supposed to be such a great stage actress. Maybe she was better suited to the stage than to the screen. I found her dull too. The only high points of this film were Virginia Weidler and Van Heflin. So if you are dying to see Van when he was young and cute, check it out.


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