The Oregon Trail (1936 film)

The Oregon Trail is a 1936 American Western film directed by Scott Pembroke and starring John Wayne. It is a lost film with no known prints remaining. In 2013, film collector Kent Sperring discovered 40 photographs that were taken during the making of the film.[1] The Oregon Trail started production on November 29, 1935, and was filmed at Alabama Hills.[2][1]

The Oregon Trail
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Film poster
Directed byScott Pembroke
Produced byTrem Carr
Written by
CinematographyGus Peterson
Edited byCarl Pierson
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • January 18, 1936 (1936-01-18)
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited States


John Wayne plays retired army captain John Delmont, who discovers from his father's journal that he was left to die by a renegade, and vows to hunt down the killer.


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  1. ^ a b "Searching for John Wayne in the Alabama Hills". BBC. October 10, 2013. Archived from the original on June 15, 2020.
  2. ^ "Republic to Start On Six Features". Times Union. December 1, 1935. p. 11. Archived from the original on June 15, 2020 – via

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