LAWLESS RANGE (1935) Runtime: 53 minutes (NR)
In LAWLESS RANGE, a gang of cattle rustlers led by the ruthless Joe Burns (Yakima Canutt) and unscrupulous town banker Frank Carter (Frank McGlynn Jr.) is making life difficult for local ranchers. Hank Mason (Wally Howe) asks his friend Sam Middleton (Sam Flint) for help, so Middleton sends his son John (John Wayne) to investigate. John arrives to find Mason missing and the gang
controlling the entire town. Imprisoned along with the town’s storekeeper, John and Emmett (Earl Dwire) work together to escape and uncover the real reason behind Carter’s treacherous deeds! Though ensnared in a dangerous web of deceit, John still manages to find time for a song (with vocal talent provided by Glenn Strange.)
THE MAN FROM UTAH (1934) Runtime: 55 minutes (NR)
In THE MAN FROM UTAH, there’s murder at the rodeo, and Marshal George Higgins (George ‘Gabby’ Hayes) asks rodeo rider John Weston (John Wayne) to uncover who is behind the killings. Organizer of the event Spike Barton (Edward Peil Sr.) has his eyes
on the prize money, and he won’t let anything stand in his way to get his hands on it. When Weston refuses to go along with Barton’s embezzlement plan, and it appears Weston will win the contest, Barton orders his men to prepare him for the same fate that befell the other riders: a poisoned needle under Weston’s saddle! In this film, Smith Ballew and Jack Kirk provide the singing voices for
John Wayne’s musical interludes.