DIRECTED BY RICHARD WALLACE
PRODUCED BY STEVEN AMES
RKO RADIO PICTURES
INFORMATION FROM IMDb
Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel
through a mountain to reach mines.
His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised,
when he falls in love with his boss's daughter.
Summary written by Jim Beaver
John Wayne .... Johnny Munroe
Laraine Day .... Maura Alexander Munroe
Cedric Hardwicke .... Frederick Alexander (as Sir Cedric Hardwicke)
Judith Anderson .... Miss Braithwaite
James Gleason .... Pop Mathews
Anthony Quinn .... Ricky Vegas
Grant Withers .... Fog Harris
Paul Fix .... Joe
Fernando Alvarado .... Chico
Harry Woods .... Holden
Michael Harvey .... Curly Messenger
Charles Trowbridge .... Señor Tobar
Martin Garralaga .... Chávez
Frank Mills .... Taxi Driver
Jane Adrian .... Camp Girl (uncredited)
Fred Aldrich .... (uncredited)
Trevor Bardette .... Julio, House Guest (uncredited)
Argentina Brunetti .... House Guest (uncredited)
Ann Codee .... Señora Tobar (uncredited)
Tom Coffey .... (uncredited)
Joe Dominguez .... (uncredited)
John Eberts .... (uncredited)
Nacho Galindo .... López (uncredited)
Frank Leyva .... (uncredited)
Sam Lufkin .... (uncredited)
Wayne McCoy .... (uncredited)
Rudolph Medina .... (uncredited)
Al Murphy .... (uncredited)
Clarise Murphy .... (uncredited)
Eduardo Noriega .... Hernández, Headwaiter (uncredited)
Sheila Raven .... (uncredited)
Diane Stewart .... (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan .... Workman with Holden at Fiesta (uncredited)
Lucio Villegas .... (uncredited)
Blanca Vischer .... (uncredited)
Max Wagner .... (uncredited)
C.E. Scoggins novel
W. Howard Greene (director of photography)
Harry J. Wild
Produced for $3.209 million, this was RKO's biggest flop of 1947, losing $1.035 million.
This was the most expensive movie produced by RKO to date.
'Maureen O'Hara' was originally to play the female lead in this film.
RKO producers, however, assigned her to make Sinbad the Sailor (1947) and cast Laraine Day instead.
Jan Sterling's movie debut.
* Revealing mistakes: As the work crew is putting the last bridge span in place,
their shadows are clearly visible on the lower part of the sky in the background.
Alabama Hills, Lone Pine, California, USA
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden - 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, California, USA
Wake of the Red Witch, also filmed here
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