California Straight Ahead (1937)

Former school bus driver Biff Smith manages a trucking company which has its fleet pitted against a freight train in a race to deliver aviation parts to the Pacific coast.

Director: Arthur Lubin.
Stars: John Wayne, Louise Latimer, Robert McWade, Theodore von Eltz, Tully Marshall, Emerson Treacy, Harry Allen, LeRoy Mason, Grace Goodall, Olaf Hytten, Monte Vandergrift, Lorin Raker.


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  1. December 7, 2018

    This is a tough John Wayne film to see; thanks for posting it Jon. This & MAKER OF MEN get me two films closer to seeing every Wayne film ever made.

  2. December 11, 2018

    I saw this at a festival a couple of years ago. I recall being pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed it. It’ll be nice to see it again.

  3. October 22, 2019

    love your movie index page I am a big fan of old movies—especially the old film noir of the 40s and 50s—I will continue to screen your index—-thank you

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