Hard Hombre


When Peaceful Patton goes to work at the Martini ranch he is mistaken for the notorious outlaw the Hard Hombre. This enables him to force the ranchers to divide up the water rights. But he is in trouble when his mother arrives and exposes the hoax. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.

The Hard Hombre is a 1931 American Western (genre) film directed by Otto Brower and starring rodeo champion Hoot Gibson. The film follows a simpleton rancher who is mistaken for the notorious outlaw known as "The Hard Hombre."


  • Hoot Gibson as William Penn "Peaceful" Patton
  • Lina Basquette as Senora Martini
  • Mathilde Comont as Maria Romero
  • G. Raymond Nye as Joe Barlow
  • Jessie Arnold as Mrs. Patton
  • Jack Byron as Abe
  • Christian J. Frank as Sheriff
  • Rosa Gore as Wife In Shack
  • Skeeter Bill Robbins as Slim
  • Frank Winkleman as The Hard Hombre


Principal photography for The Hard Hombre began on July 14, 1931, where the opening scenes were filmed at Vasquez Rocks in Angeles National Forest.<></> It is one of the first films to be filmed in part at the popular rock formation.<></>

Category:1931 films
Category:American films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:1930s Western (genre) films
Category:American Western (genre) films

M.H. Hoffman Jr.

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