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Rainbow Valley (1935)

Approved | | Western | 15 March 1935 (USA)
John Martin is a government agent working under cover. Leading citizen Morgan calls in gunman Galt who blows Martin's cover.

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Complete credited cast:
... John Martin
... Eleanor (as Lucille Browne)
... George Hale (as George Hayes)
... Rogers
... Warden Powell
... Butch Galt (as Buffalo Bill Jr.)
... Powell
Bert Dillard ... Henchman Spike
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Storyline

Rainbow Valley needs a new road and newcomer John Martin agrees to build it. Rogers is out to stop it and alters the town's petition to the Governor thereby obtaining the release of his boss Butch Galt. John and Butch were cell mates in prison. So Butch gets John to agree to wreck the road and furnishes him with dynamite. But dynamite is just what John needs to finish the work and he hopes to take care of Butch's gang at the same time. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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15 March 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El valle del arco iris  »

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The first documented telecasts of this film took place in Syracuse Tuesday 1 March 1949 on WHEN (Channel 8), in Detroit Saturday 19 March 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7), in Cincinnati Tuesday 26 July 1949 on WCPO (Channel 7), and in Los Angeles Sunday 21 August 1949 on KTSL (Channel 2) and Saturday 25 February 1950 on KECA (Channel 7); in New York City its initial broadcast took place Monday 2 October 1950 on WOR (Channel 9); See more »

Goofs

Early on John Wayne is asking a storekeeper how to get to Rainbow Valley & is told it is 60 miles over the range but there ain't no road, just a trail. Shortly afterwards, Wayne runs into mail carrier George Haynes who is driving a car on a road to Rainbow Valley. See more »

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lite,but very entertaining John Wayne western
23 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

in my mind this is a fluffy,light movie,but very entertaining and fun to watch.Basically,John Wayne is stranger in town who agrees to help the men get a new road built.the workers have been continually threatened and harassed or worse,by a gang of outlaws who don't want the road built.there is no law to speak of in the town,so the gang has pretty much done whatever they please.until now,that is.this is a pretty standard western movie,which follows the general formula of westerns at that time.however,i think it it is well acted,exciting and fast paced.it's a pretty short movie(less than 90 minutes)but there'a lot jammed into the short running time.if you're in the mood to simply be entertained,you might like this movie.it's not an epic,like many of John Wayne's movies,but so what.i think "rainbow Valley" is a strong 8/10


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