Riders of the Purple Sage (1941 film)

Riders of the Purple Sage is a 1941 film based on the Western novel by Zane Grey, directed by James Tinling, and starring George Montgomery as Lassiter and Mary Howard as Jane Withersteen. The picture is the fourth of five screen adaptations of Grey's novel produced across an eight-decade span.

Riders of the Purple Sage
Directed byJames Tinling
Produced bySol M. Wurtzel
Screenplay byWilliam Bruckner
Robert F. Metzler
Based onRiders of the Purple Sage
1912 novel
by Zane Grey
StarringGeorge Montgomery
Mary Howard
Robert Barrat
Music byCyril J. Mockridge
CinematographyLucien N. Andriot
Edited byNick DeMaggio
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • October 10, 1941 (1941-10-10)
Running time
54 min.
CountryUnited States


Jim Lassiter (George Montgomery) learns early on that his niece Fay Larkin (Patty Patterson) has been cheated out of her inheritance by crooked Judge Dyer (Robert Barrat).[1]


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