Heritage of the Desert (1932 film)

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Heritage of the Desert is a 1932 American Pre-Code Western film directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Randolph Scott and Sally Blane.[1] This was the first movie that Henry Hathaway (director of the original True Grit) directed.

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Heritage of the Desert
Theatrical release poster
Directed byHenry Hathaway
Screenplay byHarold Shumate
Based onHeritage of the Desert (novel)
by Zane Grey
Produced byHarold Hurley
CinematographyArchie Stout
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 30, 1932 (1932-09-30) (USA)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States

Filmed on location in Red Rock Canyon State Park in California, Heritage of the Desert provided Randolph Scott with his first starring role. Released by Paramount Pictures, the film is a remake of Paramount's successful silent version from 1924 which utilised early two-strip technicolor. One of hundreds of Paramount films made between 1929 and 1949, tied up in legal limbo by Universal which controls them.