Dawn on the Great Divide

Dawn on the Great Divide is a 1942 American film directed by Howard Bretherton based on James Oliver Curwood's 1913 short story "Wheels of Fate". It was the final film of Buck Jones and the final film of Monogram Pictures Rough Riders film series. Colonel Tim McCoy was recalled up for military service in World War II and is not present in the film.

Dawn on the Great Divide
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Directed byHoward Bretherton
Written byAdele Buffington (screenplay)
Based onWheels of Fate by James Oliver Curwood
Produced byScott R. Dunlap (associate producer)
StarringSee below
CinematographyHarry Neumann
Edited byCarl Pierson
Music byEdward J. Kay
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
18 December 1942
Running time
63 minutes
CountryUnited States


The Rough Riders protect a wagon train and supplies for the railroad against a power hungry businessman who dresses his army of henchmen as Indians.



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