5.5/10
30
3 user 1 critic

Home on the Range (1946)

Approved | | Western | 18 April 1946 (USA)
When two brothers settle a wilderness, one builds the largest cattle ranch in the state while the other creates a game preserve to protect the wild life. When Grizzly's brother dies, Bonnie... See full summary »

Director:

R.G. Springsteen (as Robert Springsteen)

Writers:

Betty Burbridge (screenplay), Betty Burbridge (original story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Two men, Thurman and Beady, and a woman, Georgia, ply a confidence game in Alaska by selling 'salted' gold mines to gullible newcomers. But the cold Far North gets too hot for them and they... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Jacobson
Stars: Jackie Coogan, Randolph Scott, Evelyn Brent
Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Monte Hale, cowboy creator of the popular comic strip featuring "Outlaw", the wild horse,is as fond of the real horse as his thousands of fans are of the comic strip version. When ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Monte Hale, Lorna Gray, Jo Ann Marlowe
Certificate: Passed Music | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An interesting oddity in Republic's B-western series but certainly not the first or only time the studio used a movie set as the backdrop of a plot line. Newcomer Monte Hale is tying to ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Selander
Stars: Monte Hale, Lorna Gray, Robert Blake
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Red Ryder and Little Beaver ride into a sleepy Arizona town, and are seen by Blackie Blake. Red and his young Indian pal go to the office of Marshal McGaw and Blake sneaks up to a window ... See full summary »

Director: R.G. Springsteen
Stars: Bill Elliott, Robert Blake, Alice Fleming
Home on the Range (TV Movie 2016)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Ken Spurgeon
Stars: Buck Taylor, Rance Howard, Darby Hinton
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks
Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Monte Hale ... Monte Hale
Lorna Gray ... Bonnie Garth (as Adrian Booth)
Bob Nolan ... Bob
Sons of the Pioneers ... Ranch Hands / Musicians
Tom Chatterton ... Grizzly Garth
Robert Blake ... Cub Garth (as Bobby Blake)
LeRoy Mason ... Dan
Roy Barcroft ... Henchman
Kenne Duncan ... Henchman
Budd Buster ... Sheriff
Jack Kirk ... Rancher Benson
John Hamilton ... State Official
Edit

Storyline

When two brothers settle a wilderness, one builds the largest cattle ranch in the state while the other creates a game preserve to protect the wild life. When Grizzly's brother dies, Bonnie takes over and soon finds that the bears are killing her cattle. Bonnie starts hunting bears, but she does not know that Dan is behind the attacks on her cattle with a caged bear. Dan wants to take over Grizzly's land. Monte is working for Grizzly to protect the wild animals until Grizzly can donate the land to the government as a preserve. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

MAGANACOLOR...making the West come alive in glorious color! MONTE HALE...making the plains roar with super-excitement! (original poster) See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 1946 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Republic Pictures (I) See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Magnacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Down at the Old Hoe-Down
Written by Tim Spencer
Sung by Monte Hale with Bob Nolan and the Sons of the Pioneers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
gimmicks galore
23 April 2003 | by KDWmsSee all my reviews

As the genre wears on, I guess it becomes increasingly dependent on gimmicks. Well, perhaps these'll be enough to trip your trigger: pretty scenery filmed in color; a plot that emphasizes the importance of the game preserve (complete with much scene-stealing by the animals); the singing cowboy, reinforced by The Sons of the Pioneers; and a 13-year-old Robert (in those days, Bobby) Blake. These features produced my above-average vote. The storyline involves an inheirited tract, split between two brothers - one deceased, who's daughter is currently in charge of its being ranched; the other, doing nothing with his land other than allowing it to be a home for wild creatures. A would-be buyer of the conservationist's property, however, incites its neighbors by simulating the bear-caused deaths of their cattle, thinking that maybe it'll become "for sale" if everybody is mad at its owner. Monte Hale is the songster who is summoned by the surviving brother. I can't quite dismiss the corniness of the concept, but, if you're a REAL fan of the genre, then that doesn't seem to matter.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed