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Kit Carson (1940)

Passed  -  Biography | Romance | Western  -  30 August 1940 (USA)
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Trapper Kit Carson and his band of men join John C. Fremont on his way to California. Enroute they are subjected to Indian attacks that are propagated by the Mexican Government, that does ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jon Hall ...
Lynn Bari ...
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Captain John C. Fremont
Harold Huber ...
Lopez
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Ape
Renie Riano ...
Miss Pilchard
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Paul Terry
Rowena Cook ...
Alice Terry
Raymond Hatton ...
Harry Strang ...
Sergeant Clanahan
C. Henry Gordon ...
General Castro
Lew Merrill ...
General Vallejo
Stanley Andrews ...
Larkin
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John Sutter
George Lynn ...
James King (as Peter Lynn)
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Storyline

Trapper Kit Carson and his band of men join John C. Fremont on his way to California. Enroute they are subjected to Indian attacks that are propagated by the Mexican Government, that does not want the contingency to reach California. Once in California, Fremont and Carson initiate a campaign to free the state from Mexican control. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572@aol.com>

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A MIGHTY SAGA OF PIONEER COURAGE...that gave the nation a new empire!


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30 August 1940 (USA)  »

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Im Tal des Schreckens  »

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(Western Electric Sound System: The Voice of America)

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Trivia

Both Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels appear in this movie, better known as the Lone Ranger and Tonto. See more »

Goofs

In real life Kit Carson never learned to read or write and in two scenes, he's showed reading something. See more »

Quotes

Ape: It's love. I'm in it.
Lopez: Oh-ho!
Kit Carson: Who?
Ape: Genevieve.
Kit Carson: Oh! Well, what are you gonna do about it?
Ape: Well, the first thing I'm gonna do is swear off lyin'.
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Connections

Edited into Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Buffalo Gals (Won't You Come Out Tonight)
(1844) (uncredited)
Written by William Cool White
Played during the opening scene and often in the score
Sung by Jon Hall, Ward Bond and Harold Huber a cappella
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Rousing tale of the conquest of California.
23 October 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

Rousing, action packed tale of the taking of California from the Mexican Government. While historically inaccurate, the cast and direction move things along in a pleasant manner, with lotsa Indians and gunfire. It's a good thing that Andrews wears a moustache since he and Hall are almost twins.


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