Frontier Horizon (1939)
Director: George Sherman
Actors: John Wayne, Raymond Hatton, Jennifer Jones, Eddy Waller, LeRoy Mason, Ray Corrigan, Dave O'Brien, Slim Whitaker
Runtime: 57 min.
When the government plans to build a dam that will cover the town of New Hope, construction chief M.C. Gilbert (LeRoy Mason) arrives in town to buy off the ranchers and townspeople. He resorts to underhanded methods to coerce the townspeople who resist and the Three Mesqueteers come to their assistance.
Trivia: Also known as New Frontier. Jennifer Jones (Celia Braddock), credited here under her real name of Phyllis Isley, makes her big screen debut in this movie. She went on to win the Academy Award for Best Actress in 1944 (The Song of Bernadette) and her three husbands were the actor Robert Walker (she's the mother of Robert Walker Jr.), producer David Selznick and industrialist/philanthropist Norton Simon.