Heritage of the Desert (1939 film)

Heritage of the Desert is a 1939 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander and written by Norman Houston and Harrison Jacobs. The film stars Donald Woods, Evelyn Venable, Russell Hayden, Robert Barrat, Sidney Toler, C. Henry Gordon and Willard Robertson. It is based on the novel The Heritage of the Desert by Zane Grey. The film was released on June 23, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

Heritage of the Desert
Directed byLesley Selander
Screenplay byNorman Houston
Harrison Jacobs
Based onThe Heritage of the Desert by Zane Grey
Produced byHarry Sherman
StarringDonald Woods
Evelyn Venable
Russell Hayden
Robert Barrat
Sidney Toler
C. Henry Gordon
Willard Robertson
CinematographyRussell Harlan
Edited bySherman A. Rose
Music byVictor Young
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • June 23, 1939 (1939-06-23)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States




  1. ^ Hal Erickson (2015). "Heritage-of-the-Desert - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  2. ^ "Detail view of Movies Page". Afi.com. June 23, 1939. Retrieved March 13, 2015.

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