The Painted Desert (1931) was a Western - Black-and-white Film directed by Howard Higgin .
The Harvey Girls (1946): The Painted Desert Meets The MusicalBy 4 Star Film Fan on May 25, 2020 From 4 Star Films
It was during a pit stop along a cross-country trip through the Petrified Forest that I first became aware of The Harvey Girls. Because you see, The Painted Desert Inn is a bit of a relic of the past, and it preserves a history of the famous waitresses who helped pave the way for a certain brand of ... Read full article
The Painted DesertBy Chris on May 7, 2013 From Family Friendly Reviews
Family-Friendly Rating: “Enjoyable” old western with a small part played by Clark Gable that led to some surprising interest in him which would eventually lead to his role years later in “Gone With The Wind”. I do want to point out that Gable does not have a huge role in the ... Read full article
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Mary Ellen Cameron: [giggle] I know. I used to think that way, too.
Bill Holbrook: You got over it, though.
Mary Ellen Cameron: Over it? Sure! As soon as I knew what they really was - just big rocks.
Bill Holbrook: But before that, you were a little bit afraid of them, weren't you?
Mary Ellen Cameron: Yes, I was.
Bill Holbrook: Well, it's just like that with folks. A way off in the distance of your mind there's a terrible man called Cash Holbrook. To you, he's been one of those awful monsters you used to imagine. But I've been up close to him - in the daylight - and to me, he's been a kind man... and mighty good.
[Cash and Jeff rescue a baby from a deserted wagon]
Cash Holbrook: What have we got that'll feed his gizzard? He can't chaw jerky!
Jeff Cameron: Aw, you don't know nothin'. There's oatmeal gruel and a mite of bacon grease'll see him through.
Rance Brett: Miss, I'm from Montana and I'm headin' New Mexico way.
Jeff Cameron: What was your name in Montana?
Rance Brett: Brett - same as here! And I'm headin' New Mexico way. At least I was
[glances at Mary Ellen]
Rance Brett: while I had a horse.
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