“In Old Arizona” (1929) – The first all talking movie filmed outdoors.


“In Old Arizona” is a 1929 American Western film directed by Irving Cummings and Raoul Walsh, nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The film, which was based on the character of the Cisco Kid in the story The Caballero’s Way by O. Henry, was a major innovation in Hollywood as it was the first major Western to use the new technology of sound and the first talkie to be filmed outdoors. The film made extensive use of authentic locations, filming in Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park in Utah and the San Fernando Mission and the Mojave Desert in California. “In Old Arizona” stars Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, and Dorothy Burgess. Warner Baxter won an Academy Award for Best Actor in his role as The Cisco Kid in the movie.  “In Old Arizona” was released on January 20, 1929.

"In Old Arizona" (1929 - Fox Film Corp)


Warner Baxter in "In Old Arizona" (1929)


Warner Baxter and Dorothy Burgess in "In Old Arizona" (1929)




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