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Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939)

 -  Drama  -  3 November 1939 (USA)
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New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jean Rogers ...
Anita
Raymond Walburn ...
The Professor
Marjorie Rambeau ...
Mamie
...
Joe
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Tony (as Nicholas Conte)
Eddie Collins ...
Bill
...
Hunk
Irving Bacon ...
Sheriff
Kay Linaker ...
Nurse
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New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.

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Drama

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3 November 1939 (USA)  »

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(FMC Library Print)

Sound Mix:

(RCA High Fidelity Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Glenn Ford. See more »

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Forty-Second Street
(1932) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Variations in the score during the empire state building scene
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Young man trying to find property he has purchased. Depression era.
17 September 2007 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 8 years old, so my memories are not nearly as cynical as the previous comments. I've never forgotten a funny scene when Glenn Ford is sitting at the counter in a restaurant. He asks for a cup of hot water and proceeds to add ketchup, salt , pepper, and crackers. He's making soup, for free. When the owner realizes what Glenn is doing, he removes the doughnuts from the counter. Disparage his acting, if you want. I remember being so struck with Glenn Ford looking for Shady Acres that I watched for his other movies. The Depression didn't really end until 1942 with the beginning of WW2 and full employment. But even an 8 year old could see this was a future star.


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