The Desert Trail (1935)
The Desert Trail
Directed by Cullen Lewis
John Wayne as John Scott, aka John Jones
Mary Kornman as Anne Whitaker
Paul Fix as Jim Whitmonlee
Eddy Chandler as Kansas Charlie, aka Rev. Harry Smith
Carmen LarRoux as Juanita LaRoux
Lafe McKee as Poker City Sheriff Lee Brown
Al Ferguson as Pete
Henry Hall as Farnsworth
The star of a traveling rodeo show, John Scott is falsely accused of murdering the proprietor of the rodeo and making off with the proceeds with his buddy Kansas Charlie. The real perpetrators of the crime are a couple of bandits, Pete and Jim, who murdered the proprietor right after John and Kansas left the office. John and Kansas are forced to go on the lam to hide from the law while trying to prove their innocence by trying to find the real murderers, who are determined not to make it easy on them!
According to the Hollywood Reporter, The Desert Trail was shot at the Trem Carr Ranch in Southern California.
The footage of the rodeo is the same footage shown in The Man from Utah , another film starring John Wayne shot in 1934.
Actors: Paul Fix, Mary Kornman, Lafe McKee, John Wayne