Thunder Trail

Last updated

Thunder Trail
Thunder Trail poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Charles Barton
Screenplay byRobert Yost
Stuart Anthony
Starring Gilbert Roland
Charles Bickford
Marsha Hunt
J. Carrol Naish
James Craig
Monte Blue
Cinematography Karl Struss
Edited by John F. Link Sr.
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • October 22, 1937 (1937-10-22)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States

Thunder Trail is a 1937 American Western film directed by Charles Barton, written by Robert Yost and Stuart Anthony, and starring Gilbert Roland, Charles Bickford, Marsha Hunt, J. Carrol Naish, James Craig and Monte Blue. The film, based on the Zane Grey story Arizona Ames, was released on October 22, 1937, by Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]



Two brothers are the only survivors of a wagon train robbery, but get separated. Years later they reunite and help get the bandits' leader what he deserves.


Related Research Articles

James Oliver Curwood Novelist, conservationist

James Oliver Curwood was an American action-adventure writer and conservationist. His books were often based on adventures set in the Hudson Bay area, the Yukon or Alaska and ranked among the top-ten best sellers in the United States in the early and mid 1920s, according to Publishers Weekly. At least one hundred and eighty motion pictures have been based on or directly inspired by his novels and short stories; one was produced in three versions from 1919 to 1953. At the time of his death, Curwood was the highest paid author in the world.

Charles Bickford Actor

Charles Ambrose Bickford was an American actor best known for his supporting roles. He was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for The Song of Bernadette (1943), The Farmer's Daughter (1947), and Johnny Belinda (1948). His other notable roles include Whirlpool (1950), A Star Is Born (1954), and The Big Country (1958).

Gilbert Roland American actor (1905–1994)

Gilbert Roland was a Mexican-born American film and television actor whose career spanned seven decades from the 1920s until the 1980s. He was twice nominated for the Golden Globe Award in 1952 and 1964, and inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

The Golden Boot Awards were an American acknowledgement of achievement honoring actors, actresses, and crew members who made significant contributions to the genre of Westerns in television and film. The award was sponsored and presented by the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Money raised at the award banquet was used to help finance various services offered by the Fund to those in the entertainment industry.

<i>Daughter of Shanghai</i> 1937 film by Robert Florey

Daughter of Shanghai is a 1937 American crime film directed by Robert Florey and starring Anna May Wong. The film was unusual in that Asian American actors played the lead roles. It was also one of the first films in which Anthony Quinn appeared. In 2006, Daughter of Shanghai was included in the annual selection of 25 motion pictures to be added to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.

Riders of Death Valley is a 1941 Universal movie serial. It was a high budget serial with an all-star cast led by Dick Foran and Buck Jones. Ford Beebe and Ray Taylor directed. It also features Lon Chaney Jr. in a supporting role as a villainous henchman as well as Noah Beery Jr., Charles Bickford, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Monte Blue and Glenn Strange.

Robert Walker (actor, born 1888) American actor

Robert Donald Walker was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1913 and 1953. He was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and died in Los Angeles.

<i>Violent Saturday</i> 1955 film by Richard Fleischer

Violent Saturday is a 1955 American film noir crime film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Victor Mature, Richard Egan and Stephen McNally. Set in a mining town; Bisbee, Arizona. The film depicts the planning of a bank robbery as the nexus in the personal lives of several townspeople.

King of Alcatraz is a 1938 American drama film directed by Robert Florey and starring Gail Patrick, Lloyd Nolan and Harry Carey. It was the film debut of Robert Preston.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arizona

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Arizona refers to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members in Arizona. In 2019, the church reported 436,521 members in Arizona which is about 6% of the state's population. In 2014 the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found roughly 5% of Arizonans self-identify themselves most closely with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The LDS Church is the 2nd largest denomination in Arizona, behind the Roman Catholic Church.

<i>White Woman</i> 1933 film by Stuart Walker

White Woman is a 1933 American pre-Code drama film directed by Stuart Walker and starring Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, and Charles Bickford. The screenplay concerns a young widow who remarries and accompanies her husband to his remote jungle rubber plantation. The film was based on the Broadway play Hangman's Whip by Norman Reilly Raine and Frank Butler.

<i>Hideaway</i> (1937 film) 1937 film directed by Richard Rosson

Hideaway is a 1937 American comedy film directed by Richard Rosson. Based on the 1937 play A House in the Country by Melvin Levy, the screenplay was written by J. Robert Bren and Edmund L. Hartmann. Produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, it opened on August 13, 1937. The film stars Fred Stone, Emma Dunn, Marjorie Lord and J. Carroll Naish.

<i>Song of the City</i> 1937 film by Errol Taggart

Song of the City is a 1937 American musical film directed by Errol Taggart, written by Michael Fessier, and starring Margaret Lindsay, Dean Jagger, J. Carrol Naish, Nat Pendleton, Dennis Morgan and Marla Shelton. It was released on April 2, 1937, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

<i>Illegal Traffic</i> 1938 film by Louis King

Illegal Traffic is a 1938 American crime film directed by Louis King and written by Robert Yost, Lewis R. Foster and Stuart Anthony. The film stars J. Carrol Naish, Mary Carlisle, Robert Preston, Judith Barrett, Pierre Watkin, Buster Crabbe and George McKay. The film was released on November 4, 1938, by Paramount Pictures.

<i>Night Club Scandal</i> 1937 film by Ralph Murphy

Night Club Scandal is a 1937 American thriller film directed by Ralph Murphy and written by Lillie Hayward. The film stars John Barrymore, Lynne Overman, Louise Campbell, Charles Bickford, Harvey Stephens, J. Carrol Naish and Evelyn Brent. The film was released on November 19, 1937, by Paramount Pictures. It was based on a play by Daniel Nathan Rubin.

<i>The Famous Ferguson Case</i> 1932 film

The Famous Ferguson Case is a 1932 American pre-Code crime film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Joan Blondell, Grant Mitchell and Vivienne Osborne. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jack Okey.

Double Cross Roads is a 1930 pre-Code American drama film directed by George E. Middleton and Alfred L. Werker and starring Robert Ames, Lila Lee and Edythe Chapman.

<i>Confidential</i> (1935 film) 1935 film by Edward L. Cahn

Confidential is a 1935 American crime film directed by Edward L. Cahn and written by Wellyn Totman and Olive Cooper. The film stars Donald Cook, Evalyn Knapp, Theodore von Eltz, Warren Hymer, J. Carrol Naish and Herbert Rawlinson. The film was released on October 16, 1935, by Mascot Pictures.

<i>The Avenger</i> (1933 film) 1933 film

The Avenger is a 1933 American drama film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring Ralph Forbes, Adrienne Ames and Arthur Vinton. The screenplay concerns a former district attorney who seeks vengeance against the gang who framed him leading to his disgrace.

<i>No Living Witness</i> 1932 film

No Living Witness is a 1932 American crime film directed by E. Mason Hopper and written by Norman Houston. The film stars Gilbert Roland, Noah Beery Sr., Barbara Kent, Carmel Myers, Otis Harlan, Dorothy Revier, J. Carrol Naish, Ferike Boros and John Ince. The film was released on September 15, 1932, by Mayfair Pictures.


  1. "Thunder Trail (1937) - Overview". May 20, 2008. Retrieved August 12, 2015.
  2. Nugent, Frank S. (February 5, 1938). "Movie Review - The River - THE SCREEN; The Government Documentary Film, 'The River,' Opens at the Criterion-New Double Bill at Central". Retrieved August 12, 2015.