6.4/10
329
10 user 3 critic

The Squaw Man (1931)

Passed | | Western | 5 September 1931 (USA)
Jim Wyngate, an English aristocrat, comes to the American West under a cloud of suspicion for embezzlement actually committed by his cousin Lord Henry. In Wyoming, Wyngate runs afoul of ... See full summary »

Director:

Cecil B. DeMille (as Cecil B. De Mille)

Writers:

Edwin Milton Royle (by), Lucien Hubbard (screen play) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Squaw Man (1914)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A chivalrous British officer takes the blame for his cousin's embezzlement and journeys to the American West to start a new life on a cattle ranch.

Directors: Oscar Apfel, Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Dustin Farnum, Monroe Salisbury, Winifred Kingston
The Squaw Man (1918)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Captain Wynnegate leaves England, accepting the blame for embezzling charity funds though knowing that his cousin Sir Henry is guilty. Out West he and the Indian girl Nat-U-Rich save each ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Elliott Dexter, Ann Little, Katherine MacDonald
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When the U.S. forces withdraw from Java, ahead of the Japanese invasion, U.S. Navy doctor Corydon M. Wassell coordinates the remaining wounded servicemen and leads them to safety towards the last Allied evacuation points.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the depths of the Depression, two teenage boys strike out on their own in order to help their struggling parents and find life on the road tougher than expected.

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Frankie Darro, Rochelle Hudson, Edwin Phillips
Comedy | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A writer, looking for some peace and quiet in order to finish a novel, takes a room at the Baldpate Inn. Peace and quiet are last things he gets, though, as there are some very strange things going on at the establishment.

Director: Reginald Barker
Stars: Richard Dix, Miriam Seegar, Margaret Livingston
Madam Satan (1930)
Certificate: Passed Musical | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Angela and Bob Brooks are an upper class couple. Unfortunately, Bob is an unfaithful husband. But Angela has a plan to win back her husband's affections. An elaborate masquerade ball is to ... See full summary »

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Kay Johnson, Reginald Denny, Lillian Roth
Scaramouche (1923)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When a nobleman murders his best friend, a lawyer becomes a revolutionary with his heart set on vengeance.

Director: Rex Ingram
Stars: Lloyd Ingraham, Alice Terry, Ramon Novarro
Certificate: Passed Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A newlywed couple journeys west to make their fortune, and begins a banking empire.

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Richard Dix, Ann Harding, Edna May Oliver
The Sea Hawk (1924)
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A wrongly convicted English gentleman goes from galley slave to pirate captain.

Director: Frank Lloyd
Stars: Milton Sills, Enid Bennett, Lloyd Hughes
The Smart Set (1928)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An American polo player, arrogant and full of himself, must vindicate his actions to win the heart of a girl, Polly, after getting himself booted off the U.S. polo team.

Director: Jack Conway
Stars: William Haines, Jack Holt, Alice Day
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Vice lord Dominic has brought Swifty Dorgan east to do a job for him. When Swifty appears to have died falling from a train, detective Henderson impersonates him hoping to get into the mob.... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline
Stars: Alice White, Edward G. Robinson, Neil Hamilton
The Prodigal (1931)
Certificate: Passed Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The blacksheep son of a wealthy Southern family returns to his family's plantation after he spends five years on the road as a hobo.

Director: Harry A. Pollard
Stars: Lawrence Tibbett, Esther Ralston, Roland Young
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warner Baxter ... Jim Wingate - aka Jim Carston
Lupe Velez ... Naturich
Eleanor Boardman ... Lady Diana Kerhill
Charles Bickford ... Cash Hawkins
Roland Young ... Sir John Applegate
Paul Cavanagh ... Henry - Earl of Kerhill
Raymond Hatton ... Shorty
Julia Faye ... Mrs. Chichester Jones
DeWitt Jennings ... Sheriff Bud Hardy
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Big Bill (as J. Farrell McDonald)
Mitchell Lewis ... Tabywana
Dickie Moore ... Little Hal
Victor Potel ... Andy
Frank Rice ... Grouchy
Eva Dennison Eva Dennison ... Dowager Lady Kerhill
Edit

Storyline

Jim Wyngate, an English aristocrat, comes to the American West under a cloud of suspicion for embezzlement actually committed by his cousin Lord Henry. In Wyoming, Wyngate runs afoul of cattle rustler Cash Hawkins by rescuing the Indian girl Naturich from Hawkins. Wyngate marries Naturich, but then learns that his cousin Lord Henry has been killed and has cleared his name before dying. As Wyngate has long loved Lady Diana, Lord Henry's wife, he is perplexed at his situation. But fate takes a hand and resolves matters as Wyngate could not have predicted. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He sacrificed his honor to the desire of his love-mad soul! (Print Ad- Troy Times, ((Troy NY)) 2 December 1931)

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Exilado See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was DeMille's final film at MGM and was done to fulfill his contract with the studio. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, Naturich returns home and goes in and locks the door behind her. Tabywana tries to go in but can't because the door is locked. Later, Jim and the Sheriff Hardy go in the house and the door isn't locked. See more »

Quotes

Cash Hawkins: Wait a minute, baby. No Jane runs out on Hawkins. Least of all a squaw!
See more »

Connections

Version of The Squaw Man (1918) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

British Buckaroo
23 November 2016 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

This story is a bit hard to swallow. A British noble leaves England to save the family name - his cousin, actually - who has embezzled and bankrupted the family fortune, leaving the woman he loves (who is married to the embezzler). He then turns up as a rancher in Texas (honest, I'm not making this up), takes up with an Indian girl who bears him a son. Seven years later, the embezzler dies but confesses, freeing the benighted couple to marry, she in England and he in Texas. Think you can go with it? Well, I couldn't, but the principals are so in earnest and the mood so solemn that you give it a break - a rating of six, to be exact.

I am into acting performances and this picture has many good ones; Warner Baxter (extremely in earnest), Eleanor Boardman and Roland Young (somewhat in earnest) and Lupe Velez, who really doesn't fit and, to my mind, nearly sinks the picture with a catatonic performance. She got better in the "Mexican Spitfire" series in the 40's. As I say, the preposterous plot is played with a straight face, so I gave this head-scratcher the benefit of the doubt.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed