Thunder Over the Plains

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Thunder Over the Plains

texas texan carpetbagger

Thunder Over the Plains

Release Date: October 27, 1953

Year    :   1953
Slogan    :   «THUNDER IN HIS HEART...LIGHTNING IN HIS HOLSTERS...»
Genres    :   Western, Action, War, Romance
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   André De Toth
Producers    :   David Weisbart
Writers    :   Russell S. Hughes
RunTime    :   82 mins.

Set in 1869, after the Civil War, Texas had not yet been readmitted to the Union and carpetbaggers, hiding behind the legal protection of the Union Army of occupation, had taken over the state. Federal Captain Porter (Randolph Scott), a Texan, has to carry out orders against his own people. He brings in the rebel leader Ben Westman, (Charles McGraw), whom he knows is innocent of a murder that he is accused of. In trying to prove his innocence, Porter himself becomes a wanted man.




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