Heart of the West (1936)

Heart of the West


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Based on Clarence E. Mulford's Mesquite Jenkins, Tumbleweed from 1932, Heart of the West addresses the issue of fences on the hitherto free range. Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and Johnny Nelson (James Ellison) have been hired to head a cattle drive by Trumbull (Sidney Blackmer), but then learn that their would-be employer is waging a war against young rancher Jim Jordan (Charles Martin). The latter is erecting fences on his part of the range in order to keep his cattle pure. At first, Hoppy … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western , Action & Adventure
Directed By: ,
Written By: Doris Schroeder
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as Hopalong Cassidy

as Hopalong Cassidy

as Johnny Nelson

as Johnny Nelson

as Saxon

as Big John Trumbull

as Barton

as Jim Jordan

as Tim Grady

as Tom Paterson

as Sally Jordan

as Tom Paterson

as Judge (uncredited)
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I haven't seen any of the other Hopalong Cassidy films, but if this is what a good film used to be like, movies have come a long way. The story is a hokey as they come.

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