Toll of the Desert

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Toll of the Desert
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Directed by William Berke
Written byAllen Hall
Miller Easton
Produced by William Berke
Starring Fred Kohler, Jr.
Betty Mack
Roger Williams
Cinematography Robert E. Cline
Edited by Arthur A. Brooks
Music by Lee Zahler
William Berke Productions
Distributed byAjax Pictures
Release date
May 5, 1935
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
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Toll of the Desert is a 1935 American western film directed by William Berke and starring Fred Kohler, Jr., Betty Mack, and Roger Williams. [1]



When a cowboy's covered wagon is attacked by Indians, he becomes convinced that his wife and young son have been killed. Rescued from the attack by a roving band of crooks, the grateful father joins the gang, becoming an outlaw and hired gunman. Unbeknownst to him, his son survives the Indian attack and grows up to become a lawman who eventually has to hunt down his outlaw father.


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  1. Hal Erickson (2015). "Toll of the Desert". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on April 21, 2015.