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Wild Horse Mesa
     

Wild Horse Mesa

Director: Wallace A. Grissell

Cast: Tim Holt, Nan Leslie, Richard Martin

 
RKO Radio's "Zane Grey" western series came to an end with the eighth entry, Wild Horse Mesa. Tim Holtstars as a cowboy who earns his keep by rounding up wild mustangs. When his boss is murdered after selling the horses, our hero and his Irish-Mexican sidekick Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin) try to find out who's responsible. It would spoil the viewer's fun to

Overview

RKO Radio's "Zane Grey" western series came to an end with the eighth entry, Wild Horse Mesa. Tim Holtstars as a cowboy who earns his keep by rounding up wild mustangs. When his boss is murdered after selling the horses, our hero and his Irish-Mexican sidekick Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin) try to find out who's responsible. It would spoil the viewer's fun to reveal the identity of the killer, but it can be noted that the film's leading lady is the lissome Nan Leslie. Wild Horse Mesa had been previously filmed in 1925 (with Tim Holt's father Jack), then again in 1933.

Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Hans J. Wollstein
RKO went all out in this magnificent B-Western, what with location filming at Lone Pine and the employment of literally hundreds of supposedly wild horses. There are breathtaking scenes of mustangs roaming among the rock formations of famed Alabama Hills and a tension building sequence where Tom Keene traps the lead horse with barbed wire. Harry Woods remains the most despicable villain west of the Mississippi and Nan Leslie, in her second of six films with Tim Holt, is one of the prettiest prairie flowers around. In addition to the lusty goings-on, Richard Martin, as sidekick Chito Rafferty, croons "The Moon Is Low" and "Bonita Lolita Malone," both by Paul Sawtell. The result is perhaps the best B-Western of the immediate postwar era.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/06/2006
UPC:
0012236194163
Original Release:
1947
Rating:
NR
Source:
Lions Gate
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Full screen presentation; English 2.0 Dolby Digital; True stories of Zane Grey; Outdoor adventures with an introduction by Loren Grey; Fisherman's Pluck; An American Legend; Digitally mastered; Interactive menus; Scene selection

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tim Holt Dave Jordan
Nan Leslie Sue Melbern
Richard Martin Chito Rafferty
Jason Robards Pop Melbern
Tony Barrett Jim Horn
Harry Woods Jay Olmstead
William Gould Marshal Bradford
Robert Bray Tex
Dick Foote Rusty
Tom Keene Hod Slack
Frank Yaconelli Actor

Technical Credits
Wallace A. Grissell Director
Constantin Bakaleinikoff Musical Direction/Supervision
Lucius O. Croxton Art Director
Albert S. D'Agostino Art Director
Norman Houston Screenwriter
Desmond Marquette Editor
Frank Redman Cinematographer
Paul Sawtell Score Composer
Herman Schlom Producer
Darrell Silvera Set Decoration/Design

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wild Horse Mesa
1. Finding a Herd [14:16]
2. Herd for Sale [21:01]
3. Evidence of Guilt [14:56]
4. Truth Revealed [10:01]

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