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Grand Canyon (1949)

A film company is shooting a western on location when the star breaks his leg. A local mule herder, who had never acted before, is "shanghaied" into taking over the role. Complications ensue.

Director:

Paul Landres

Writers:

Carl K. Hittleman (story), Milton Luban (screenplay) (as Miltan Luban) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Arlen ... Mike Adams
Mary Beth Hughes ... Terry Lee
Reed Hadley ... Mitch Bennett
James Millican ... Tex Hartford
Olin Howland ... Windy (as Olin Howlin)
Grady Sutton ... Halfnote
Joyce Compton ... Mabel
Charles Williams Charles Williams ... Bert (as Charlie Williams)
Margia Dean ... Margie - Script Girl
Anna Mae Slaughter Anna Mae Slaughter ... Penny - Little Girl
Mike Ragan ... Rocky Thompson - Henchman
Stanley Price ... Clarence - Makeup Man
Zon Murray ... Morgan - Henchman
Noble 'Kid' Chissell ... Henchman (as Kid Chissel)
Frank Hagney ... Henchman
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Storyline

A film director is making a picture called 'Grand Canyon" and goes to the Grand Canyon to shoot it. He meets and hires three mule-skinners to work for the company. Tex Hartford, the male lead is injured. and Mike Adams, one of the mule-wranglers is asked to play the part. Mike falls in love with the feminine lead, Terry Lee, and this makes the already-unhappy Hartford even unhappier, and he resorts to finding ways to embarrass Mike and force him out of the film. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1949 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Lippert Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

Serenade to a Mule
Music by Albert Glasser
Lyrics by Katherine Glasser
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