Trail Dust is a 1936 American Western film directed by Nate Watt, written by Al Martin, and starring William Boyd, James Ellison, George “Gabby” Hayes, Morris Ankrum, Gwynne Shipman, Britt Wood and Dick Dickson. It was released on December 11, 1936, by Paramount Pictures.
When Hoppy agrees to lead a large cattle drive north he runs into lots of trouble. Hoppy, Johnny and Windy are fighting a malicious gang trying to stop a cattle drive from reaching a drought-stricken North. When Hoppy sees through their ruse, they rustle some cattle and burn the camp.
- The Hopalong Cassidy movies are about cowboys, but of course not about Indians.
- The are usually about cowboys and rustlers.
- This is a typical Hopalong Cassidy movie, with good guys, bad guys, a beautiful young woman, singing around the campfire and protecting cattle from rustlers.