Heritage of the Desert (1939)

06/23/1939 (US) Western 1h 13m
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Zane Grey's pen... again sends a devil-may-care youth... on an exciting trail of adventure and romance.


John Abbott returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance, he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab and his son, Marvin. Naab's daughter, Marian, falls in love with John but is about to marry Snap Thornton to keep a promise made by her father. She runs away on her wedding day but is captured and held hostage by outlaw Henry Holderness. John, the Naabs and fellow ranchers rush to her rescue.

  1. Lesley Selander


  2. Zane Grey


  3. Norman Houston


Top Billed Cast

  1. Donald Woods

    Donald Woods

    John Abbott

  2. Evelyn Venable

    Evelyn Venable

    Miriam Naab

  3. Russell Hayden

    Russell Hayden

    David Naab

  4. Robert Barrat

    Robert Barrat

    Andrew Naab

  5. Sidney Toler

    Sidney Toler


  6. C. Henry Gordon

    C. Henry Gordon

    Henry Holderness

  7. Willard Robertson

    Willard Robertson

    Henchman Nebraska

  8. Paul Guilfoyle

    Paul Guilfoyle

    Snap Thornton

  9. Paul Fix

    Paul Fix

    Henchman Chick Chance

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Heritage of the Desert
Heritage of the Desert

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Original Language English

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