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Red Canyon (1949)

Approved | | Western | 5 May 1949 (USA)
A young girl set out to tame a wild horse so she can enter him in a race.

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Zane Grey (novel), Maurice Geraghty (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ann Blyth ... Lucy Bostel
Howard Duff ... Lin Sloane
George Brent ... Matthew Bostel
Edgar Buchanan ... Jonah Johnson
John McIntire ... Floyd Cordt
Chill Wills ... Marshal G.T. Brackton
Jane Darwell ... Aunt Jane
Lloyd Bridges ... Virgil Cordt
James Seay ... Joel Creech
Edmund MacDonald ... Farlane
David Clarke ... Sears
Denver Pyle ... Hutch
Willard W. Willingham Willard W. Willingham ... Van
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A young girl set out to tame a wild horse so she can enter him in a race.

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From The Studio That Gave You "Canyon Passage"

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die rote Schlucht See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Universal later reused footage of the horse Highland Dale in 'Cattle Drive'[1951] and Black Horse Canyon[1954] See more »

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Featured in Cattle Drive (1951) See more »

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Good entertainment with horses
24 March 2016 | by sinful-2See all my reviews

The movie is a western build around breeding, catching, and also a bit stealing horses. Nothing too deep but quite entertaining.

There is some beautiful horses in the movie not to forget the wild stallion Black Velvet. And for those more interested in looking at the fair gender Ann Blythe looks great and is not just playing the usual spoiled rich mans daughter but someone that actually have useful skills with horses. The romance in the movie never takes over the movie and get too mushy but just adds a little spice.

This is not the greatest western ever made but beautiful shot and with an entertainment level I would say above average. Strange this movie is so unknown while much better than many more well known westerns. I would recommend it for pure entertainment.


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