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The Oregon Trail (1939 serial)

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Genre  Action, Adventure, Western
Duration  
Country  United States
6.2/10 IMDb

Director  Ford Beebe
Producer  Henry MacRae
Language  English
The Oregon Trail (1939 serial) movie poster
Writer  George H. Plympton, Basil Dickey, Edmond Kelso, W.W. Watson
Release date  1 May 1939
Genres  Western, Action Film, Adventure Film, Black-and-white, Action/Adventure
Cast  Johnny 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 movies  Bend of the River, Big Nothing, Meek's Cutoff, The Hallelujah Trail, The Indian Fighter, Drum Beat
Tagline  FIGHTING 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.

Contents

The Oregon Trail (1939 serial) The Oregon Trail 1939 serial Wikipedia

Plot

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.

Cast

  • 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
  • Roy Barcroft as Colonel Custer
  • Charles Murphy as Tompkins
  • Colin Kenny as Slade, a henchman
  • Forrest Taylor as Daggett, a henchman
  • Jim Toney as Idaho Ike
  • Stunts

  • Yakima Canutt (archive footage)
  • Cliff Lyons
  • Tom Steele
  • Chapter titles

    1. The Renegade's Revenge
    2. The Flaming Forest
    3. The Brink of Disaster
    4. Thundering Doom
    5. The Stampede
    6. Indian Vengeance
    7. Trail of Treachery
    8. Redskin Revenge
    9. The Avalanche of Doom
    10. The Plunge of Peril
    11. Trapped in the Flames
    12. The Baited Trap
    13. Crashing Timbers
    14. Death in the Night
    15. Trail's End

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    References

    The Oregon Trail (1939 serial) Wikipedia
    The Oregon Trail (1939 serial) IMDbThe Oregon Trail (1939 serial) LetterboxdThe Oregon Trail (1939 serial) themoviedb.org


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