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The Californian is a 1937 American Western film directed by Gus Meins and written by Gordon Newell and Gilbert Wright. The film stars Ricardo Cortez, Marjorie Weaver, Katherine DeMille, Maurice Black, Morgan Wallace and Nigel De Brulier. The film was released on July 18, 1937, by 20th Century Fox.


Native son returns from school in Spain to California in 1855 and finds corrupt politicians stealing land from old California families. He becomes a sort of Robin Hood in order to fight them.


  • Ricardo Cortez as Ramon Escobar
  • Marjorie Weaver as Rosalia Miller
  • Katherine DeMille as Chata
  • Maurice Black as Pancho
  • Morgan Wallace as Tod Barsto
  • Nigel De Brulier as Don Francisco Escobar
  • George Regas as Ruiz
  • Pierre Watkin as Miller
  • James Farley as Sheriff Stanton
  • Edward Keane as Marshal Morse
  • Gene Reynolds as Ramon as a Child
  • Ann Gillis as Rosalia as a Child
  • Francisco Flores del Campo as Ruiz as a Child
  • Billy Bletcher as Tax Collector