If you're familiar with his early work then you know that the majority of the films follow the same formula as he's the good guy out helping other good people by bringing down the bad guys. A cowboy (John Wayne) protects an American Indian oil-land heiress. If you can get past the annoying little girl and horrible soundtrack, this isn't a bad little movie. For a B-Western, this was good. Having watched this, I've seen all John Wayne's movies released in 1934, and this is one of the better ones - perhaps the best or next to the best of the group. Today’s film clocks in at a mere 52 minutes and sees the Duke protecting a little girl from a gang of baddies. 1,150 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns, etc. Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) akcija, pustolovski, western. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Speaking of the moppet, Shirley Jean Rickert is quite cute and has genuine chemistry with the Duke. I can't tell whether this one is a stock shot from another film or not. This was a popular stunt of the time and a fittingly dramatic end to a chase sequence. The film feels more confident than most film’s of this era of Wayne’s career, and this is an entertaining Western short that shows us an actor that feels more and more confident in front of the camera as he would star in his first big production a year later. For me, the highlight was seeing Lone Star regular Earl Dwire actually play a good guy (Tom) for once. It could’ve been any generic western-themed title. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. 'Neath the Arizona Skies Synopsis. Wayne plays Chris Morrell, a cowboy who also happens to be the legal guardian of a little half-indian girl named Nina (Shirley Jean Rickert, who was briefly one of the Our Gang kids and later went on to work in burlesque). I can only imagine him saying, "because they can be cowgirls!". The image is an example of a ticket confirmation email that AMC sent you when you purchased your ticket. It works well enough, but it doesn't feel special. 'Neath the Arizona Skies was entertaining and well…. Regal We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. Easily the best part of this movie is the child actress who plays Nina, and her little voice calling out for "Daddy Chris!" I dig that. |, This came from the Mill Creek Western Legends 50 Movie Pack Collection, One must remember this film was made 79 years ago, Thats is a powerful statement. This film here contains a bit more plot than normal and for the most part it was a slightly…. The Duke also kicks butt plenty early in the film. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Defiantly forgettable, but that child actress was pretty great. Note: ‘Neath the Arizona Skies was recently released on DVD and Blu Ray by Olive Films. All in all, an entertaining 50 minutes, but nothing special. Dad's been out of the picture for some time and most believe he's dead. Only content over 30 minutes) that I have…. Note the plunge off the cliff into the water. The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth, J.R. 'Bob' Dobbs & The Church of the SubGenius, Fall TV First Look: Find Out What’s Coming, The Best Peacock Original Shows and Movies, All Upcoming Disney Movies: New Disney Live-Action, Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and More. ZDA. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! I enjoyed ‘Neath the Arizona Skies and thought for a short feature it had enough going on to keep you interesting in the story. Chris (Wayne) is trying to secure oil money for fatherless Indian girl Nina (Rickert). Don’t worry, it won’t take long. Soon a group of outlaws want the child because of her mother's oil lease so Chris must rush and try to find her real father. One catch is that Nina’s long-lost father needs to be located to sign the papers. Also, John Wayne makes an excellent father figure on screen and if there had been Buzzfeed back in the '30s I can only imagine the "23 reasons John Wayne should be the father of your children" articles. Sign up here. Unfortunately, the film didn’t have enough action to really keep me engaged. At the beginning when Chris (Wayne) tells his foster daughter, "girls can't be cowboys," he's interrupted and never says why. Chris Morrell (John Wayne) is the guardian of a young girl after her mother's death. Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. August 21, 2005 Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Outlaw Sam Black is after the girl and her father as well. Gabby Hayes comes along for the ride in 1934’s ‘Neath the Arizona Skies. so she can cash in on her late mother's oil lease. Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Mobile site. Has a good story but just lacks what it needs to take it to a level of quality.