Wild West Days

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Wild West Days
WildWestDays Chap4Poster.jpg
Poster advertising the fourth installment
Directed by Ford Beebe
Clifford Smith
Produced by Ben Koenig
Henry MacRae
Written by Wyndham Gittens
Norman S. Hall
Ray Trampe
W. R. Burnett (novel)
Starring Johnny Mack Brown
George Shelley
Lynn Gilbert
Frank Yaconelli
Bob Kortman
Russell Simpson
Walter Miller
Music by Charles Previn
Cinematography Richard Fryer
Edited by Saul A. Goodkind
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates 5 July 1937
Running time 13 chapters (268 min)
Country  United States
Language English

Wild West Days (1937) is a Universal film serial based on a western novel by W. R. Burnett. It was the 103rd of the studio's 137 serials (and the 35th with sound).

Plot[edit]

Larry and Lucy Munro own a hidden gold mine. Newspaper editor Matt Keeler wants the mine for himself and has Larry framed for to get it. Frontiersman Kentucky Wade - with Dude Hanford, Mike Morales and Trigger Benton - come to the Munros' aid.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

This serial was based on the novel "Saint Johnson" by William R. Burnett. However, the main character in the serial is a frontiersman called Kentucky Wade instead of Saint Johnson as in the novel.[1]

Chapter titles[edit]

  1. Death Rides the Range
  2. The Redskins' Revenge
  3. The Brink of Doom
  4. The Indians Are Coming
  5. The Leap for Life
  6. Death Stalks the Plains
  7. Six Gun Law
  8. The Gold Stampede
  9. Walls of Fire
  10. The Circle of Doom
  11. The Thundering Herd
  12. Rustlers and Redskins
  13. The Rustlers' Roundup

Source:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cline, William C. "2. In Search of Ammunition". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 10. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 
  2. ^ Cline, William C. "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 218. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
Secret Agent X-9 (1936)
Universal Serial
Wild West Days (1937)
Succeeded by
Radio Patrol (1937)