The Petrified Forest (1936)

Feb 8, 1935 | Drama, General Film, Thriller

Director: Archie Mayo

Writer(s): Charles Kenyon and Delmer Daves (screenplay); Robert E. Sherwood (play)

Starring: Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Genevieve Tobin, Dick Foran, Humphrey Bogart, Joe Sawyer, Porter Hall, Charley Grapewin, Paul Harvey, Eddie Acuff, Adrian Morris, Nina Campana, Slim Thompson, John Alexander, Arthur Aylesworth, Jack Cheatham, Jim Farley, George Guhl, Gus Leonard, Tom McGuire, Henry O’Neill, Addison Richards, Francis J. Scheid, Perc Teeple

Synopsis: Gabby lives and works at her dads small diner out in the desert. She can’t stand it and wants to go and live with her mother in France. Along comes Alan, a broke man with no will to live, who is traveling to see the pacific, and maybe to drown in it. Meanwhile Duke Mantee a notorious killer and his gang is heading towards the diner where Mantee plan on meeting up with his girl.

Release Date: February 8, 1936 (USA) | Length: 82 min | Genre: Drama, Thriller | MPAA Rating: NR