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Arizona (1931)

Bob refuses to marry his girlfriend and leaves her. She marries his close friend out of revenge.

Director:

George B. Seitz

Writers:

Robert Riskin (adaptation), Augustus Thomas (play) (as Augustus E. Thomas)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Laura La Plante ... Evelyn Palmer Bonham
John Wayne ... Lt. Bob Denton
June Clyde ... Bonita 'Bonnie' Palmer
Forrest Stanley ... Colonel Frank Bonham
Nina Quartero ... Conchita (as Nena Quartaro)
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Storyline

While at West Point Denton rebuffs Evelyn Palmer who shows up later as the wife of his commanding officer in Arizona. When he takes a shine to her sister Bonita, Evelyn accuses him of making illicit advances toward her while the Colonel's away. The Colonel asks for Denton's resignation. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Tense Drama of Love and Honor See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1931 (USA) See more »

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Men Are Like That See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Definitely NOT just for die-hard John Wayne fans.
15 May 2014 | by vitaleralphlouisSee all my reviews

A very solid good picture from 1931 is finally seeing the light of day via the new TV channel, GET/TV. We watched it last night.

First of all you need to know the picture and sound of this 83 year old film is much better than might be expected. Perhaps withheld because of long term friction between Columbia Pictures and John Wayne.

Set in West Point and later in Arizona, Wayne plays a football hero who finds it necessary to break up with a girl he realizes he doesn't love. He soon finds out she's the b...h from hell, and her reaction will impact on several other people.

The script and acting is just fine.


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