Kit Carson is a 1940 Western directed by George B. Seitz and starring Jon Hall as Kit Carson, Lynn Bari as Delores Murphy, and Dana Andrews as Captain John C. Fremont.
This picture was filmed on location at Cayente (Kayenta), Arizona and was one of the early films to use Monument Valley as a backdrop.
The supporting cast features Ward Bond as a character named "Ape," future Lone Ranger Clayton Moore without his mask, and Raymond Hatton as Jim Bridger.
Kit Carson ( Jon Hal l) and his two saddle pals, Ape ( Ward Bond ) and Lopez ( Harold Huber ) are attacked by Indians. They manage to escape unscatched and make their way to Fort Bridger, where Captain John Fremont ( Dana Andrews ) hires Carson to guide a wagon train westward to California south along the Oregon Trail.
WITH: JON HALL, LYNN BARI, DANA ANDREWS