John Wayne Westerns

Hell Town (1937)

Director: Charles Barton
Actors: John Wayne, Marsha Hunt, Johnny Mack Brown, John Patterson, Monte Blue, Alan Ladd
Runtime: 50 min.

Dare Rudd (John Wayne) is a cheeky drifter who comes to a town in Wyoming looking for a handout from his successful cousin Tom Fillmore (Johnny Mack Brown). After Dare falls for his cousin's beautiful girlfriend (Marsha Hunt) he signs up for a job on the ranch.

Trivia: Also known as Born to the West, this film is based on Zane Grey novel of the same name. Alan Ladd plays the inspector here, in one of his earliest roles. Ladd later starred in the all time classic western Shane. He was the father of actor David Ladd and father-in-law of Cheryl Ladd (Charlie's Angels).