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Susannah of the Mounties (1939)

Approved | | Drama, Family, Romance | 23 June 1939 (USA)
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Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie and his girlfriend take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from ... See full summary »

Directors:

William A. Seiter, Walter Lang (uncredited)

Writers:

Robert Ellis (screen play), Helen Logan (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shirley Temple ... Susannah Sheldon
Randolph Scott ... Monty - Inspector Angus Montague
Margaret Lockwood ... Vicky Standing
Martin Good Rider Martin Good Rider ... Little Chief
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Pat O'Hannegan
Maurice Moscovitch ... Chief Big Eagle (as Maurice Moscovich)
Moroni Olsen ... Supt. Andrew Standing
Victor Jory ... Wolf Pelt
Lester Matthews ... Harlan Chambers
Leyland Hodgson ... Randall
Herbert Evans ... Doctor
Jack Luden ... Williams
Charles Irwin Charles Irwin ... Sergeant MacGregor
John Sutton ... Corporal Piggott
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Storyline

Shirley is the orphaned survivor of an Indian attack in the Canadian West. A Mountie and his girlfriend take her in. Everybody suffers further Indian attacks and the Mountie is saved from the stake only by Shirley's intervention with the Indian chief. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Flaming arrows! Cracking rifles!


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Susannah See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Indians used in this picture are from the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana. See more »

Goofs

During the Indian raid on the Mountie fort, the Blackfeet led by Wolf Pelt enter the compound by unbarring the wooden crossbar on the outside of the door. The crossbar should have been on the inside. See more »

Quotes

Inspector Angus 'Monty' Montague: This is the music I learned to waltz to. I can remember it just as if it had been tonight.
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Alternate Versions

Also available in a computer colorized version. See more »


Soundtracks

Down Went McGinty
(1889) (uncredited)
Written by Joseph Flynn
Sung a cappella by J. Farrell MacDonald
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Delightful Western
12 May 1999 | by Harpo-10See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite Shirley Temple films. She as always is captivating. The story line is interesting, and the characters believable. I would recommend this to any family to watch.


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