Overland with Kit Carson

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Overland with Kit Carson
Overland with Kit Carson.jpg
Directed by Norman Deming
Sam Nelson
Produced by Jack Fier
Written by Joseph F. Poland
Morgan B. Cox
Ned Dandy
Starring Bill Elliott
Iris Meredith
Richard Fiske
Bobby Clack
Music by Mischa Bakaleinikoff
Sidney Cutner
Cinematography Benjamin H. Kline (B&W)
Distributed by Columbia Pictures (U.S.)
Release date
  • August 21, 1939 (1939-08-21)
Running time
15 episodes
310 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Overland with Kit Carson (1939) was the eighth serial released by Columbia Pictures. Parts of the film were shot in Johnson Canyon and Kanab Canyon in Utah, and the Kiabab Forest in Arizona.[1]:287


Bill Elliott Kit Carson
Iris Meredith Carmelita González
Richard Fiske Lt. David Brent
Bobby Clack Andy Gardner
Trevor Bardette Trapper Mitchell
LeRoy Mason Baxter
Olin Francis Pierre
James Craig Tennessee
Francis Sayles Dr. Parker
Kenneth MacDonald     Winchester
Dick Curtis Drake
Richard Botiller Natchez
Hal Taliaferro Jim Stewart
John Tyrrell Capt. Gilbert
Kenne Duncan Trapper


Scenes from Overland with Kit Carson were used as stock footage for Blazing the Overland Trail.[2]

Chapter titles[edit]

  1. Doomed Men
  2. Condemned to Die
  3. The Fight for Life
  4. The Ride of Terror
  5. The Path of Doom
  6. Rendezvous with Death
  7. The Killer-Stallion
  8. The Devil's Nest
  9. Blazing Peril
  10. The Black Raiders
  11. Foiled
  12. The Warning
  13. Terror in the Night
  14. Crumbling Walls
  15. Unmasked



  1. ^ D'Arc, James V. (2010). When Hollywood came to town: a history of moviemaking in Utah (1st ed. ed.). Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith. ISBN 9781423605874. 
  2. ^ Harmon, Jim; Donald F. Glut (1973). "12. The Westerns "Who Was That Masked Man!"". The Great Movie Serials: Their Sound and Fury. Routledge. p. 320. ISBN 978-0-7130-0097-9. 
  3. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 225. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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