Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) - Rotten Tomatoes

Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)





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In this western, a Montana cattle rancher travels to San Francisco's notorious Barbary Coast and ends up falling in love with a dance-hall girl who helps him win big at the gaming tables. Unfortunately, a card sharp takes it all from the innocent rube.

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Hank Bell
as Cabby
Ann Dvorak
as Flaxen Tarry
Paul Fix
as Calico Jim
William Frawley
as Smooth Wylie
Virginia Grey
as Rita Dane
Russell Hicks
as Cyrus Danver
Manart Kippen
as Dr. Gorman
Rex Lease
as Headwaiter
Eve Lynne
as Martha
Al Murphy
as Horseshoe Brown
Jack Norton
as Byline Conners
Joseph Schildkraut
as Tito Morell
Emmett Vogan
as Rita's Agent
John Wayne
as Duke Fergus
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Critic Reviews for Flame of Barbary Coast

All Critics (2)

Before becoming a major box-office star, John Wayne made many B-pictures, such as this Republic flick, a romantic triangle set in San Francisco circa 1906, which was nominated for several technical Oscars.

August 5, 2009 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The script is so lame and murky that even the Duke doesn't seem interested in his character.

September 24, 2005 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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