The Big Trail

  • 1930
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Creaking, but sentimentally grand. Wayne was working as a property man, a kid just out of college, when director John Ford noticed him. When colleague Raoul Walsh was searching for the male lead for his latest project, Ford recommended Wayne, telling Walsh, who appeared in Griffith's THE BIRTH OF A NATION in 1915, and who would go on to become one of the...read more

The Big Trail - Official Trailer
01:26 — A brave young trapper leads a wagon train through the virgin American Northwest. Wayne's promising screen debut!

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Creaking, but sentimentally grand. Wayne was working as a property man, a kid just out of college, when director John Ford noticed him. When colleague Raoul Walsh was searching for the male lead for his latest project, Ford recommended Wayne, telling Walsh… (more)

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