John Wayne: Paradise Canyon (1935)


Paradise Canyon is a 1935 Western film starring John Wayne, directed by Carl L. Pierson. The film was Wayne’s final Monogram Pictures/Lone Star Production Western. The film was released years later in a colorized version on home video/dvd under the title Guns Along the Trail.



John Wyatt (John Wayne) is a government agent sent to smash a counterfeiting operation near the Mexican border. Joining Doc Carter’s (Earle Hodgins) medicine show, they arrive in the town where Curly Joe (Yakima Canutt), who once framed Carter, resides. Learning that Curly Joe is the counterfeiter, Wyatt goes after the man himself.



John Wayne as John Wyatt
Marion Burns as Linda Carter aka Princess Natasha
Reed Howes as Henchman Red
Earle Hodgins as Doc Carter
Gino Corrado as Rurales Captain
Yakima Canutt as Curly Joe Gale
Gordon Clifford as Mike – singer, Texas Two
Perry Murdock as Ike – singer, Texas Two
Earl Dwire (uncredited) as the second Sheriff




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