Feb 22

Dawn on the Great Divide (1942)

Dawn on the Great Divide (1942)

Buck is leading a wagon train of railroad supplies west. An outlaw dresses his gang as Indians to raid the wagons and try to steal the supplies.

Based on James Oliver Curwood’s 1913 short story – Wheels of Fate.

Buck Jones as Buck Roberts
Mona Barrie as Sadie Rand
Raymond Hatton as Sandy Hopkins
Robert Lowery as Terry Wallace
Rex Bell as Jack Carson
Maude Eburne as Sarah Harkins
Christine McIntyre as Mary Harkins, Sarah’s Daughter
Betty Blythe as Mrs. Elmira Corkle
Robert Frazer as Judge John Corkle
Harry Woods as Jim Corkle the Judge’s Brother
Tristram Coffin as Matt Rand
Lee Shumway as Joe Wallace, Rail Road Official

Roy Barcroft as Chuck Loder
Steve Clark as Alex Kirby, Carson’s Messinger
Warren Jackson as Fred Cooke, Bartender
Silver as Buck’s horse

Directed by Howard Bretherton
Produced by Scott R. Dunlap (associate producer)
Written by Adele Buffington (screenplay)
James Oliver Curwood (story “Wheels of Fate”)
Starring Buck Jones
Music by Edward J. Kay
Cinematography Harry Neumann
Edited by Carl Pierson
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date
18 December 1942
Running time
63 minutes
Country United States
Language English

This was Buck’s final film!

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