Three Faces West 1940
Austrian refugee Dr. Karl Braun (Charles Coburn) and his daughter, Leni (Sigrid Gurie) are invited to come and work in the rural farming town of Asheville Forks, North Dakota. Greeted at the train station by farmer John Phillips (John Wayne) and his veterinarian uncle, "Nunk" Atterbury (Spencer Charters), the Brauns are horrified by the bleak conditions in this dust bowl-ridden community. Disease overwhelms the town, the air is thick with swirling sand, and everyone lives in shack-like homes where even inside a thick layer of dust covers everything.

Leni desperately wants to leave ("How can anyone live in such filth?" she rudely asks aloud), but Dr. Braun's dedication keeps him busy, and their stay is prolonged after he decides to operate on a crippled boy (Sonny Bupp) in a leg brace. Eventually, Leni falls in love with John, but the dust storms only get worse, and the entire town, some 200 residents, decides to move to Oregon, where more obstacles await them...

Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Cast: John Wayne, Sigrid Gurie, Charles Coburn
Country: USA
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance

DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:19:05 | 4.76 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none

BD25 | 1080p AVC | 01:19:10 | 16.2 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: none

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