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Heroes of the West (1932)

Passed | | Action, Adventure, Mystery | 20 June 1932 (USA)
Efforts to build a transcontinental railroad are resisted by crooks and Indians on the warpath.

Director:

Ray Taylor

Writers:

Peter B. Kyne (novel), Basil Dickey (continuity) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Noah Beery Jr. ... Noah Blaine
Julie Bishop ... Ann Blaine (as Diane Duval)
Onslow Stevens ... Tom Crosby
William Desmond ... John Blaine
Martha Mattox ... Aunt Martha
Philo McCullough ... Rance Judd
Harry Tenbrook ... Butch Gore
Frank Lackteen ... Buckskin Joe
Edmund Cobb ... Bart Eaton
Jules Cowles ... Missouri
Francis Ford ... Cavalry Captain
Chief Thunderbird Chief Thunderbird ... Chief Thunder Bird
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Storyline

John Blaine wins a contract to build a section of the Transcontinental Railroad. With his daughter Ann and his eighteen-year-old son, Noah, Blaine establishes his construction camp in the heart of Wyoming, on the border of hostile Indian territory. Forces led by Rance Judd, Bart Eaton, and the renegade Buckskin Joe, unite to stop Blaine from completing the job on time. But with the leadership of construction engineer Tom Crosby and young Noah, the hardships of railroad pioneering are overcome. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thanatifora veli See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 chapters)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

CHAPTER TITLES: 1. Blazing the Trail; 2. The Red Peril; 3. The Avalanche; - 4. A Shot from the Dark; 5. The Hold-Up; 6. Captured by the Indians; 7. Flaming Arrows; 8. Frontier Justice; 9. The Iron Master; 10.Thundering Death; 11.Thundering Hoofs; 12. End of the Trail. See more »

Goofs

Chapter 11 foreword: The narrator states that Ann's horse was shot from under her, the horse stumbles and falls but gets right back up and runs away. See more »

Connections

Remade as Flaming Frontiers (1938) See more »

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Universal synopsis
19 January 2006 | by horn-5See all my reviews

John Blaine (William Desmond) wins a contract to build a section of the Transcontinental Railroad. With his daughter Ann(Julie Bishop as Diane Duval) and his eighteen-year-old son, Noah (Noah Beery, Jr.), Blaine establishes his construction camp in the heart of Wyoming, on the border of hostile Indian territory.

Forces led by Rance Judd (Philo McCullough), Bart Eaton (Edmund Cobb)and the renegade Buckskin Joe (Frank Lackteen)unite to stop Blaine from completing the job on time. But with the leadership of construction engineer Tom Crosby (Onslow Stevens) and young Noah, the hardships of railroad pioneering are overcome.


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