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Painted Desert (1938)

Approved | | Romance, Western | 12 August 1938 (USA)
Fawcett has obtained the deed to Banning's mine. Thinking the mine is worthless he sells it to Bob McVey. But when he learns the mine contains Tungsten, he sets out to get it back.

Director:

David Howard

Writers:

John Rathmell (screen play), Oliver Drake (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George O'Brien ... Bob McVey
Laraine Day ... Miss Carol Banning (as Laraine Johnson)
Ray Whitley ... Steve
Stanley Fields ... Bill
Maude Allen Maude Allen ... Yukon Kate
Fred Kohler ... Hugh Fawcett (as Fred Kohler Sr.)
Lloyd Ingraham ... Charles M. Banning
Harry Cording ... Henchman Burke
Max Wagner ... Henchman Kincaid
Lee Shumway ... Bart Currie
William V. Mong ... Banker Heist
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Fawcett has obtained the deed to Banning's mine. Thinking the mine is worthless he sells it to Bob McVey. But when he learns the mine contains Tungsten, he sets out to get it back.

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Taglines:

Desperate Men at Death Grips For Spoils that Mean Wealth to the Victors!

Genres:

Romance | Western

Certificate:

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Trivia

Includes a considerable amount of archive footage lifted out of, and not replaced back into, The Painted Desert (1931). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Daffy Duckaroo (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh! Susanna
(1848) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Played on piano in the saloon
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LARAINE DAY FANS WILL LOVE THIS CLASSIC FILM !
13 October 2003 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Laraine Day (Carol Banning) "Dr. Kildare's Crisis"'40 was in full bloom as a very beautiful young actress in this great Western Classic in 1938, it was a story about the miners and the cattle ranchers playing their good and bad roles, with crooks wearing black hats always waiting to capitalize and rob the innocent town folk of their property. If you were a fan of Laraine Day, this picture shows why she became a great star in the Dr. Kildare films and was loved by the film audiences of the 1940's. Laraine Day later married a famous Brooklyn Dodgers Manager by the name of LEO "D"! Guess his name?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Contrabando de guerra See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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