Westward Ho (1935 film)
|Directed by||Robert N. Bradbury|
|Produced by||Paul Malvern|
|Edited by||Carl Pierson|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
Westward Ho is a 1935 American Western film released by Republic Pictures, produced by Paul Malvern, directed by Robert N. Bradbury and starring John Wayne in his first film for Republic. The trio had previously filmed a series of "Lone Star Westerns" for Monogram Pictures until Monogram merged into Republic pictures.
John Wyatt (John Wayne) vows to avenge the death of his parents at the hands of cattle rustlers. Years later, Wyatt is put in charge of a band of vigilantes, bent on rounding up a gang of outlaws. He discovers that one of the bandits is his own long-lost brother Jim Wyatt (Frank McGlynn Jr.) This revelation eventually leads John to the men responsible for the slaughter of his family.
- John Wayne as John Wyatt
- Sheila Bromley as Mary Gordon
- Frank McGlynn Jr. as Jim Wyatt
- Jim Farley as Lafe Gordon (herd owner)
- Jack Curtis as Whit Ballard
- Bradley Metcalfe as John Wyatt as a child
- Dickie Jones as Jim Wyatt as a child
- Mary MacLaren as Ma Wyatt
- Yakima Canutt as Red (Ballard henchman)
- Hank Bell as Mark Wyatt
- Glenn Strange as Carter (singing rider)
- It happened like this: AS TOLD TO MAURICE ZOLOTOW BY JOHN WAYNE. The Washington Post and Times Herald (1954-1959) [Washington, D.C] 28 Nov 1954: AW12.
- "Westward Ho (1935) - Robert North Bradbury - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". Retrieved March 20, 2017.
- Westward Ho at the Internet Movie Database
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- Westward Ho at the TCM Movie Database
- Westward Ho at the American Film Institute Catalog
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