The Oregon Trail (1939 serial)

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The Oregon Trail
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Directed by Ford Beebe
Saul A. Goodkind
Produced by Henry MacRae
Written by George H. Plympton
Basil Dickey
Edmond Kelso
W.W. Watson
Starring Johnny Mack Brown
Louise Stanley
Fuzzy Knight
Bill Cody, Jr.
Edward LeSaint
James Blaine
Charles Stevens
Jack C. Smith
Cinematography Jerome Ash
William A. Sickner
Edited by Joseph Gluck
Louis Sackin
Alvin Todd
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • May 1, 1939 (1939-05-01) (U.S.)
Running time
15 chapters (320 min)
Country United States
Language English

The Oregon Trail is a 1939 Universal movie serial starring Johnny Mack Brown.


Jeff Scott is sent to investigate problems with wagon trains attempting to make the journey to Oregon. Sam Morgan has sent his henchmen, under lead-henchman Bull Bragg, to stop the wagon trains in order to maintain control of the fur trade in the area.




Chapter titles[edit]

  1. The Renegade's Revenge
  2. The Flaming Forest
  3. The Brink of Disaster
  4. Thundering Doom
  5. The Stampede
  6. Indian Vengeance
  7. Trail of Treachery
  8. Redskin Revenge
  9. The Avalanche of Doom
  10. The Plunge of Peril
  11. Trapped in the Flames
  12. The Baited Trap
  13. Crashing Timbers
  14. Death in the Night
  15. Trail's End



  1. ^ Cline, William C. (1984). "Filmography". In the Nick of Time. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 224. ISBN 0-7864-0471-X. 

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Preceded by
Buck Rogers (1939)
Universal Serial
The Oregon Trail (1939)
Succeeded by
The Phantom Creeps (1939)