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The Texans (1938)

Passed | | Western | 12 August 1938 (USA)
After the Civil War, an ex-Confederate soldier faces new battles, including the elements and a carpetbagger intent on destroying him.

Director:

James P. Hogan (as James Hogan)

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Bertram Millhauser (screenplay), Paul Sloane (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Complete credited cast:
Joan Bennett ... Ivy Preston
Randolph Scott ... Kirk Jordan
May Robson ... Granna
Walter Brennan ... Chuckawalla
Robert Cummings ... Alan Sanford
Raymond Hatton ... Cal Tuttle
Robert Barrat ... Isaiah Middlebrack
Harvey Stephens ... Lt. David Nichols
Francis Ford ... Uncle Dud
William Roberts ... Singin' Cy (as Bill Roberts)
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After the Civil War, an ex-Confederate soldier faces new battles, including the elements and a carpetbagger intent on destroying him.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 1938 (USA) See more »

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A Heroína do Texas See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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On March 23, 1938 Randoph Scott was carrying Joan Bennett during the filming of a mob scene, when an actor playing a soldier lost his balance and struck Bennett in the face with his bayonet, causing a cut that required her to go to the hospital. An item about it was carried in newspapers throughout the country, often close to another item about her sister Constance Bennett's libel suit against gossip columnist Jimmie Fidler. See more »


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I'll Come to the Wedding
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
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I love historical fiction
25 February 2002 | by danjgagneSee all my reviews

I don't know if this movie was based on a true story, but it is believable, in that it was quite likely that there were mixed loyalties after the Civil War; some wanted to continue the fight, and some that wanted to put it behind them. I've seen plenty of movies where the Confederates are portrayed as bitter sore losers. This is the first time I've seen a movie with the Rebs trying to abide by the new rules, while being persecuted at the same time. Quite believable.


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