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Wells Fargo (1937)

Passed  -  History | Western  -  31 December 1937 (USA)
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Ramsay MacKay
Bob Burns ...
Hank York - a Wanderer
Frances Dee ...
Justine Pryor
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Dal Slade
Henry O'Neill ...
Henry Wells
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Mrs. Pryor
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Nicholas Pryor
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Talbot Carter (as John Mack Brown)
Porter Hall ...
James Oliver
Jack Clark ...
William Fargo
Clarence Kolb ...
John Butterfield
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Dan Trimball - Prospector
Granville Bates ...
Bradford - Banker
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Ingalls - Banker
Frank Conroy ...
Ward - Banker
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TOGETHER THEY BUILD A CONTINENT! He lives the magnificent adventure that saves a country and she shares the adventures of the man she loves!

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History | Western

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Release Date:

31 December 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

An Empire Is Born  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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| (New York opening) (premiere)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Assistant propman Jack Leys accidentally shot himself when he reached into the prop chest for a gun. See more »

Quotes

Hank York - a Wanderer: I've had no more luck than a duck with a doorknob.
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Soundtracks

Symphony No. 9 in E Minor: Fourth Movement
(1893) (uncredited)
Music by Antonín Dvorák
Heard when the Civil War ends
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I love the Lonestar Channel!
25 February 2002 | by (Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

Since getting a channel exclusively devoted to Westerns, I've seen movies that are never seen on regular channels, like Wells Fargo.

Joel McRea, whom I'd enjoyed immensely in These Three, is impressive in a Western. He's rugged and tough, but goes beyond the stereotype, and is sensitive and understanding. He ages from his 20's to his 60's believably. The story of courier service extending out west makes me want to read more about these pioneers of exploration.


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