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The Santa Fe Trail (1930 film)

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The Santa Fe Trail
Theatrical release poster
Directed byOtto Brower
Edwin H. Knopf
Written byHal G. Evarts
Sam Mintz
Edward E. Paramore Jr.
StarringRichard Arlen
Rosita Moreno
Eugene Pallette
Edited byVerna Willis
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 27, 1930 (1930-09-27)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

The Santa Fe Trail is a 1930 American pre-Code western film, directed by Otto Brower and Edwin H. Knopf, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Richard Arlen, Rosita Moreno, and Eugene Pallette.[1] The film was an adaptation of Hal George Evarts's 1925 novel, Spanish Acres.[2]

Synopsis

A sheepherder (Arlen) has to clear his name after being erroneously accused of murdering and Indian. Two children who saw the killing come to his aid.[3]

Cast

Richard Arlen in a scene from the film
Richard Arlen in a scene from the film

Production

In addition to Brower and Knopf as directors, Sam Mintz and Edward E. Paramore Jr. were writers. David Abel was director of photography, Verna Willis was film editor, and Earl Hayman was recording engineer.[2]

References

  1. ^ Goble, Alan (January 1, 1999). The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter. p. 149. ISBN 978-3-11-095194-3.
  2. ^ a b "The Santa Fe Trail 1930)". AFI Catalog. American Film Institute. Archived from the original on July 2, 2021. Retrieved July 2, 2021.
  3. ^ Wollstein, Hans J. "The Santa Fe Trail (1930)". AllMovie. Archived from the original on July 2, 2021. Retrieved July 2, 2021.


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