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In Old Santa Fe (1934)

Passed | | Action, Crime, Music | 15 November 1934 (USA)
Kentucky loses his horse in a rigged horse race and gets framed for the murder of a stagecoach driver.

Directors:

David Howard, Joseph Kane (uncredited)

Writers:

Wallace MacDonald (story), John Rathmell (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ken Maynard ... Ken - aka Kentucky
Tarzan Tarzan ... Tarzan
Evalyn Knapp ... Lila Miller
H.B. Warner ... Charlie Miller
Kenneth Thomson ... Matt Korber - alias Mr. Chandler
George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Cactus (as George Hayes)
Wheeler Oakman ... Tracy
George Burton George Burton ... Red - Henchman
George Chesebro ... Nick - Henchman
Gene Autry ... Gene Autry
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Storyline

Gangster Chandler and his accomplice Tracy arrive at a dude ranch. Cowboy Kentucky arrives at the same time. When Tracy double-crosses his boss and has the stage robbed, Kentucky finds the outlaws and brings them in. Tracy frames him for the murder of the driver but his pal Cactus gets him out of jail. He returns just as Chandler shoots Tracy and Kentucky finds himself arrested for another murder. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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THE WORLD'S GREATEST COWBOY SINGER (original poster--all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Down in Old Santa Fe See more »

Filming Locations:

Mojave Desert, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Mascot Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (International Sound Recording Company)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The earliest documented telecasts of this film occurred in New York City Friday 12 July 1946 on WCBW (Channel 2), and in Washington DC Wednesday 21 January 1948 on WMAL (Channel 7). See more »

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Soundtracks

That's What I Like About My Dog
Music by Harold Lewis
Lyrics by Bernie Grossman
Sung by Ken Maynard
Dubbed by Bob Nolan
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A Must for Autry, Hayes, Maynard and Bob Nolan (dubbing for Ken Maynard) Fams
18 October 2009 | by JohnHowardReidSee all my reviews

Gene Autry and Smiley Burnette made an auspicious debut in the Ken Maynard vehicle, "In Old Santa Fe" (1934). Although their footage is limited to a couple of musical numbers, they still make quite an impression. Furthermore, the movie is almost in the "A" class. Filled with great action, plus humor, plus excellent acting (particularly from Ken Maynard, Gabby Hayes, Evalyn Knapp, H.B. Warner, Kenneth Thomson and Wheeler Oakman), stylish direction by David Howard, a fast-paced script, class-"A" songs and superb production values, "In Old Santa Fe" is a must-have DVD, especially for fans of Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Gabby Hayes (in full flight here), Ken Maynard (who comes across with far more personality than usual), and even Bob Nolan (who dubs Maynard's comic song, "That's What I Like About My Dog").


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