Frontier Marshal (1939)

Frontier Marshal




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The second of three films based on the Wyatt Earp biography by Stuart N. Lake, Frontier Marshal stars Randolph Scott as Marshal Earp of Tombstone. Earp and his brothers enforce the law as much by reputation as by gunplay. Occasionally the marshal's efforts are complicated by his "friendly enemy" Doc Halliday (based on Doc Holliday and played by Cesar Romero), a consumptive gunslinger who runs the gambling activities in town. When a murderous outlaw (Joe Sawyer) invades Tombstone and kills … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: Sam Hellman
20th Century Fox Film Corporation


as Wyatt Earp

as Sarah Allen

as Doc Holliday

as Ben Carter

as Dan Blackmore

as Eddie Foy

as Town Marshal

as Pringle

as Curly Bill

as Mayor Henderson

as Indian Charlie

as Buck Newton

as Proprietor, Bella Un...

as Prospector

as Dance Hall Girl

as Customer

as Curly Bill's Man

as Curly Bill's Man

as Hotel Maid

as Mrs. Garvey

as Harassed Man

as Card Player

as Card Player

as Mrs. Garvey

as Harassed Man
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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Even the heroes' daring on behalf of justice has an ugly, raw blankness that Dwan films with a nerve-jangling clatter of graphic angles, leaving the fleeting moments of solitary contemplation all the more desolate.

Full Review… | June 3, 2013
New Yorker
Top Critic

Weak Western occasionally shows Dwan's visual style.

Full Review… | July 7, 2010
Classic Film and Television

The first sound film helmed by Allan Dwan.

Full Review… | August 19, 2008
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