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Laughing Boy (1934)

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79 min | Drama, Romance, Western

Laughing Boy, is a Navaho from a remote part of the reservation, while Slim Girl was raised by whites in a town and lives as a white man's mistress. They meet at a pow-wow and marry, in spite of the disapproval of Laughing Boy's family. ...See moreLaughing Boy, is a Navaho from a remote part of the reservation, while Slim Girl was raised by whites in a town and lives as a white man's mistress. They meet at a pow-wow and marry, in spite of the disapproval of Laughing Boy's family. Slim Girl tries to be a good Indian wife, but is tempted to fall back on her old ways. The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for 1929. Written by Robert Tonsing See less
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Writers
John Colton (screen play) | John Lee Mahin (screen play) | Oliver La Farge (novel "Laughing Boy")
Composer
Herbert Stothart (musical score)
Cinematographer
Lester White (photographed by)
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Release date
Apr 13, 1934 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Ramon Novarro
Laughing Boy Laughing Boy   See fewer
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Lupe Velez
Slim Girl Slim Girl   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
George Hartshorne (as William Davidson) George Hartshorne (as William Davidson)   See fewer
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Chief Thunderbird
Laughing Boy's Father Laughing Boy's Father   See fewer
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Catalina Rambula
Laughing Boy's Mother Laughing Boy's Mother   See fewer
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Harlan Knight
Wounded Face (as Tall Man's Boy) Wounded Face (as Tall Man's Boy)   See fewer
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Philip Armenta
Yellow Singer (as F.A. Armenta) Yellow Singer (as F.A. Armenta)   See fewer
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Deer Spring
Jesting Squaw's Son Jesting Squaw's Son   See fewer
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Pellicana
Red Man Red Man   See fewer
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Hank Bell
Cowboy (uncredited) Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julius Bogua
Jesting Squaw's Son (uncredited) Jesting Squaw's Son (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
White Father (uncredited) White Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Cecil
Teacher (uncredited) Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Channing
Tourist (uncredited) Tourist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dora Clement
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph William Cody
Leader of Horsemen (uncredited) Leader of Horsemen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Romere Darling
Dancing Girl (uncredited) Dancing Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tito Davison
Navajo (uncredited) Navajo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dennett Dell
Gossip (uncredited) Gossip (uncredited)   See fewer
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White Dove
Young Married Woman (uncredited) Young Married Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tatzumbia Dupea
Older Wife (uncredited) Older Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aphed Elk
Younger Wife (uncredited) Younger Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Felker
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol Flores
Rosie (uncredited) Rosie (uncredited)   See fewer
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White Flower
Indian Girl (uncredited) Indian Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frances Gillman
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Night Hawk
Indian Boy (uncredited) Indian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Mabel (uncredited) Mabel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glympia Hooten
Married Gossip (uncredited) Married Gossip (uncredited)   See fewer
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Yellow Horse
Indian Boy (uncredited) Indian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clara Hunt
Young Married Woman (uncredited) Young Married Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Mason
Cowboy (uncredited) Cowboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill McSwain
Popcorn Vendor (uncredited) Popcorn Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chief Meyers
Crooked Nose (uncredited) Crooked Nose (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ferdinand Munier
Fred (uncredited) Fred (uncredited)   See fewer
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Agnes Narcha
Young Married Woman (uncredited) Young Married Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Winona Nora
Married Gossip (uncredited) Married Gossip (uncredited)   See fewer
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Preston Scott
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anita Sheldon
Yellow Singer's Wife (uncredited) Yellow Singer's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chief Standing Bear
Quiet Hunter (uncredited) Quiet Hunter (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Steele
Guide (uncredited) Guide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl Stockdale
Post Office Clerk (uncredited) Post Office Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kuuks Walks-Alone
Indian Girl (uncredited) Indian Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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4.8 / 10 | 105 votes