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Maintain the Right (1940)

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Short | 10 min | Short, Adventure, Crime

Under Pete's Smith's narration, this one-reeler tells the story of the training of three new recruits in the Canadian Northwest Mounted. When they tire of the repetitive routine, a superior officer tells them the story of another Northwest...See moreUnder Pete's Smith's narration, this one-reeler tells the story of the training of three new recruits in the Canadian Northwest Mounted. When they tire of the repetitive routine, a superior officer tells them the story of another Northwest Mounted Policeman. The story shows the chase and capture of a killer by the policeman, with the respect he commanded causing an Indian tribe to return his dead body back to the post and also turning over the killer he tracked down, only to lose his life to disease while helping the tribe fight the same malady that killed him. Written by Les Adams See less
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Buddy Adler (as E. Maurice Adler) | Jerry Hoffman
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Updated Jan 13, 1940

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Jan 13, 1940 (United States)

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4 cast members
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Pete Smith
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Chief John Big Tree
Indian Chief (uncredited) Indian Chief (uncredited)   See fewer
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Iron Eyes Cody
Indian Killer (uncredited) Indian Killer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Mapes
Constable Woodruff (uncredited) Constable Woodruff (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 9 votes