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The Man from Monterey (1933)

Passed | | Western | 15 July 1933 (USA)
A cavalry officer helps save a family's ranch from land grabbers.

Director:

Mack V. Wright

Writer:

Leslie Mason (screenplay) (as Lesley Mason)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Wayne ... Captain John Holmes
Duke Duke ... Duke - John's Horse
Ruth Hall ... Dolores Castanares
Luis Alberni ... Felipe Guadalupe Constacio Delgado Santa Cruz de la Verranca
Donald Reed ... Don Luis Gonzales
Nina Quartero ... Anita Garcia (as Nena Quartero)
Francis Ford ... Don Pablo Gonzales
Lafe McKee ... Don Jose Castanares
Lillian Leighton ... Juanita
Slim Whitaker ... Jake Morgan (as Charles Whitaker)
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Storyline

In old California Captain John Holmes must convince landowner Don Jose Cantares to register his land or face having it become public domain. Don Luis Gonzales, with rather selfish motives, is trying to convince him to do otherwise. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Johy Wayne and Duke(his Miracle Horse) in a 4-Star Western See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann Von Monterey See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Last of John Wayne's "B"-westerns for Warner Bros. See more »

Quotes

Captain John Holmes: You know, Felipe, there's something suspicious about all this.
Felipe Guadalupe Constacio Delgado Santa Cruz de la Verranca: Senor, we shall consult the cards. They never fail. Ah, they never fail.
Captain John Holmes: Aw, stick those cards in your...
Felipe Guadalupe Constacio Delgado Santa Cruz de la Verranca: SENOR!
Captain John Holmes: ...in your pocket. Come on.
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"Since these cursed Americanos came, there's been no time for play, for love, for anything!"
23 April 2014 | by utgard14See all my reviews

Cavalry officer John Wayne fights Spaniards over land rights and over a pretty senorita. Early baby-faced Wayne doesn't do much to hint at what's to come later in his career. Luis Alberni is fun at times. Ruth Hall and Nina Quartero pretty things up. One of a half-dozen B westerns John Wayne made for Leon Schlesinger and WB in the early '30s. These are all watchable but ultimately forgettable. This one's not great and has some particularly spotty stunt work. If you're a John Wayne completist and you want to see all of his films, go right ahead and watch this. Everybody else should probably look elsewhere for something with more meat on the bone.


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