WriterGeorge H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Edmond Kelso, W.W. Watson Release date1 May 1939 GenresWestern, Action Film, Adventure Film, Black-and-white, Action/Adventure CastJohnny Mack Brown (Jeff Scott), Louise Stanley (Margaret Mason), Fuzzy Knight (Deadwood Hawkins), Bill Cody Jr. (Jimmie Clark), Edward LeSaint (John Mason), James Blaine (Sam Morgan) Similar moviesBend of the River, Big Nothing, Meek's Cutoff, The Hallelujah Trail, The Indian Fighter, Drum Beat
TaglineFIGHTING FURY OF THE PLAINS- 15 thrill-packed chapters of hair-raising exploits!
The Oregon Trail is a 1939 Universal movie serial starring Johnny Mack Brown.
Jeff Scott is sent to investigate problems with wagon trains attempting to make the journey to Oregon. Sam Morgan has sent his henchmen, under lead-henchman Bull Bragg, to stop the wagon trains in order to maintain control of the fur trade in the area.
Johnny Mack Brown as Jeff Scott, in the last of four serials Brown made for Universal.
Louise Stanley as Margaret Mason
Fuzzy Knight as Deadwood Hawkins, Scott's sidekick
Bill Cody, Jr. as Jimmie Clark
Edward LeSaint as John Mason
James Blaine as Sam Morgan, villain
Charles Stevens as "Breed"
Jack C. Smith as Bull Bragg, Sam Morgan's main henchman