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The Dawn Rider (1935)

Approved | | Western | 20 June 1935 (USA)
When John Mason's father is killed, John is wounded. Attracted to his nurse Alice, a conflict arises between him and his friend Ben who plans to marry Alice. John later finds the killer of ... See full summary »

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Robert N. Bradbury (as R.N. Bradbury)

Writer:

Lloyd Nosler (story)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Wayne ... John Mason
Marion Burns ... Alice Gordon
Dennis Moore ... Rudd Gordon (as Denny Meadows)
Reed Howes ... Ben McClure
Joseph De Grasse Joseph De Grasse ... Dad Mason (as Joe DeGrasse)
Yakima Canutt ... Saloon Owner
Earl Dwire ... Pete - Expressman
Nelson McDowell ... Bates - Undertaker
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Storyline

When John Mason's father is killed, John is wounded. Attracted to his nurse Alice, a conflict arises between him and his friend Ben who plans to marry Alice. John later finds the killer of his father but goes to face him not knowing Ben has removed the bullets from his gun. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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The End Of The Vengeance Trail

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cold Vengeance See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Paul Malvern Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Ben McClure: [dying] It's gettin' dark, John.
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Alternate Versions

Fox/Lorber Associates, Inc. and Classics Associates, Inc. copyrighted a version in 1985 with a new original score composed and orchestrated by William Barber. It was distributed by Fox/Lorber and ran 48 minutes. See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of John Wayne (2007) See more »

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John Wayne rides again
16 January 2014 | by kairinglerSee all my reviews

not a bad western from the famous Lone Star stable of productions. John Wayne plays a man who rides into town to catch up with his father, but before he get's to do that, he sees his old friend, and they share a few drinks.. they wind up getting into a fight, but it's spilt milk really,, so he goes and sees his father and his father get's shot in town. the son played by the Duke,, get's hurt and seeks medical attention from his friend's girlfriend, unbeknownst to him,, they fall in love,, and his friend one night while he is drunk decides to remove the bullets from his gun,, because he knows that the man that killed his father and his friend are set to have it out in the street High Noon style.. interesting little western from Lone Star a fairly decent watch,, also with Yakima Cannut.


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