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Sequoia (1934)

G | | Drama | 22 December 1934 (USA)
Toni lives with her father, writer Matthew Martin, in the Sequoia forests of California. While walking, she finds and brings home, a small puma which she calls 'Gato' and a young fawn, ... See full summary »

Directors:

Chester M. Franklin, Edwin L. Marin (uncredited)

Writers:

Ann Cunningham (screen play), Sam Armstrong (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jean Parker ... Toni Martin
Russell Hardie ... Bob Alden
Samuel S. Hinds ... Dr. Matthew Martin
Paul Hurst ... Bergman
Willie Fung ... Sang Soo
Harry Lowe Jr. Harry Lowe Jr. ... Feng Soo
Ben Hall Ben Hall ... Joe
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Toni lives with her father, writer Matthew Martin, in the Sequoia forests of California. While walking, she finds and brings home, a small puma which she calls 'Gato' and a young fawn, called 'Malibu'. The three become friends which violates the normal rules of nature. After a few years, Toni and her dad leave and Gato and Malibu are returned to the wild. They do their animal things, but the two are still friendly. When Toni and Matthew return, they find that logging and hunting have decimated the animals in the area. They also find that their neighbor, Bergman, who has trapped animals for years, is now leading hunting parties and kills even the fawns. It is up to Gato and Malibu if they are to survive. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Malibu See more »

Filming Locations:

Camp Nelson, California, USA See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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This film was initially telecast in Los Angeles Wednesday 18 December 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia 30 March 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), and by San Francisco 12 July 1958 on KGO (Channel 7). It's presently in the Turner Classic Movies film library and receives an occasional airing on TCM. See more »

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Sequoia great movie
10 February 2005 | by bmarquardtSee all my reviews

I saw this move as a young teenager in the 1950's. As I remember it, it was a great movie and I would like to be able to purchase a home version of it in VHS or DVD. I do not remember whether the movie was in color or black and white. I think this kind of movie would be valued by adults and young today even more than it was back then. I did not realize that this movie was made in the 30's. If it should ever become available to the public, I would like to have this brought to my attention. Thank you for the opportunity to express may opinion on this film. I remember two movies from my childhood that seem to stick in my mind. They are this movie and Desperate Search.


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