The Long, Long Trail 

Story: A cowboy saves a damsel, wins a rodeo horse race, and falls in love.

Scenery: Rodeo scenes were filmed at the 18th annual Salinas Rodeo held in July 1929.

Also of local interest: This was the first "talking" picture to be shown at the Crystal Theatre in Salinas.


  • Director: Arthur Rossen.
  • Stars: Hoot Gibson, Sally Ellers, Walter Brennan.


  • Year: 1929
  • Studio: Universal
  • Film: B&W
  • Aspect ratio: probably 1.37:1
  • Sound: Western Electric Sound System (mono). A silent version was also released for theatres not yet equipped for sound.
  • Running time: 58 min.


Information compiled from:
The Monterey Herald,
the Monterey County Film Commission, Leonard Maltin's Movie and Video Guide,
the Internet Movie Database,
and other sources.

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