The Lonely Trail

The Lonely Trail is a 1936 American Western film starring John Wayne and Ann Rutherford.[1]

The Lonely Trail
Lonely Trail poster 1936.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byJoseph Kane
Produced byNat Levine
Written by
CinematographyWilliam Nobles
Edited byRobert Jahns
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • May 25, 1936 (1936-05-25)
Running time
56 minutes
CountryUnited States


Though he fought for the North in the Civil War, John is asked by the Governor of Texas to get rid of some troublesome carpetbaggers. He enlists the help of Holden before learning that Holden too is plundering the local folk.


Crtical receptionEdit

Writing for Jacobin in 2015, Eileen Jones criticized the film for promoting the Lost Cause of the Confederacy.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ McGhee, Richard D. (September 30, 2016). John Wayne: Actor, Artist, Hero. McFarland. ISBN 9781476628240. Retrieved April 13, 2019 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Jones, Eileen (Spring 2012). "The Cinematic Lost Cause". Jacobin. Retrieved March 15, 2021.

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