Most Popular Titles With Russell Simpson

1. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
30 min | Adventure, Western, Family
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

2. The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
129 min | Drama
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A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

3. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
102 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Western
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too.

4. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
75 min | Drama, Western
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

5. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
129 min | Drama
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

6. Oklahoma! (1955)
145 min | Musical, Romance, Western
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In the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the twentieth century, two young cowboys vie with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women they love.

7. The First Auto (1927)
75 min | Comedy
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Hank owns horses, stables horses and races horses. He favorite horse always wins and he is prosperous and will known. His son (Bob), however dreams only of the future of the horseless ... See full summary »

8. My Darling Clementine (1946)
97 min | Drama, Western
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A Western retelling the tale of the Shoot-out at the OK Corral.

9. The Horse Soldiers (1959)
115 min | Adventure, War, Western
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A Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind confederate lines in strength to destroy a rail/supply centre. Along with them is sent a doctor who causes instant antipathy between him and the ... See full summary »

10. Friendly Persuasion (1956)
137 min | Drama, War, Western
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The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religous sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life... See full summary »

11. They Were Expendable (1945)
135 min | Drama, War
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A dramatized account of the role of the American PT Boats in the defense of the Philippines in World War II.

12. Dodge City (1939)
104 min | Western
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A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.

13. Meet John Doe (1941)
122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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A man needing money agrees to impersonate a nonexistent person who said he'd be committing suicide as a protest, and a political movement begins.

14. Along Came Jones (1945)
90 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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A good-natured saddle tramp and his sidekick mistaken for a ruthless outlaw with a price on his head and his sidekick.

15. Joan of Arc (1948)
145 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
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In the Fifteenth Century, France is a defeated and ruined nation after the One Hundred Years War against England. The fourteen years old farm girl Joan of Arc claims to hear voices from ... See full summary »

16. Coroner Creek (1948)
90 min | Western
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A man is bent on taking revenge on those responsible for his fiance's death.

17. Santa Fe Trail (1940)
110 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
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The story of Jeb Stuart, his romance with Kit Carson Holliday, friendship with George Custer and battles against John Brown in the days leading up to the outbreak of the American Civil War.

18. San Francisco (1936)
115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
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A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco.

19. Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
100 min | Biography, Drama
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A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case.

20. The Millerson Case (1947)
72 min | Crime, Mystery
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In the 8th film of Columbia's "Crime Doctor" series, Dr. Robert Ordway is vacationing in the Blue Ridge Mountains district of West Virginia when a typhoid epidemic breaks out. Three deaths ... See full summary »

21. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)
30 min | Comedy, Drama
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22. The Spoilers (1942)
87 min | Drama, Western
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In Nome, Alaska, miner Roy Glennister and his partner Dextry, financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte, fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara.

23. Broken Lance (1954)
96 min | Western
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Cattle baron Matt Devereaux raids a copper smelter that is polluting his water, then divides his property among his sons. Son Joe takes responsibility for the raid and gets three years in ... See full summary »

24. Tall in the Saddle (1944)
87 min | Mystery, Western, Romance
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When a stranger arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who sent for him has been murdered. Further, most of the townsfolk seem to be at each other's throats, and the newcomer ... See full summary »

25. The Tin Star (1957)
93 min | Western
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A cynical former sheriff turned bounty hunter helps a young, recently appointed acting sheriff with his advice, his experience and his gun.

26. Billy the Kid (1930)
98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance, Western
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In this version of the Billy the Kid legend, Billy, after shooting down land baron William Donovan's henchmen for killing Billy's boss, is hunted down and captured by his friend, Sheriff ... See full summary »

27. The Tall Men (1955)
122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
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Two brothers, Ben and Clint, join a cattle drive from Texas to Montana. While heading for Texas they save Nella from the Indians, and she decides to ride with them. Ben and Nella start to ... See full summary »

28. Virginia City (1940)
121 min | Action, Drama, History, Romance, Western
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Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.

29. Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)
30 min | Action, Western
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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

30. Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)
104 min | Drama, Romance, War, Western
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Newlyweds Gil and Lana Martin try to establish a farm in the Mohawk Valley but are menaced by Indians and Tories as the Revolutinary War begins.

31. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
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Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.

32. The Texan (1958–1960)
30 min | Western
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The Texan, a Civil War Veteran whose reputation of being the fastest gun in the west precedes him, roams across Texas from town to town, not looking for trouble , but trouble finds him.

33. Abraham Lincoln (1930)
96 min | Biography, Drama, History, War
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An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.

34. Lone Star (1952)
94 min | Action, Adventure, History, Romance, Western
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Ex-President Andrew Jackson sends Texan Devereux Burke back home on a mission to facilitate Sam Houston's drive for U.S. statehood.

35. Brigham Young (1940)
114 min | Biography, History, Romance, Western
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The true story of the famous Mormon leader, Brigham Young and his battle to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two of his ... See full summary »

36. Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1951–1958)
30 min | Western
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Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.

37. Saddle Tramp (1950)
90 min | Western
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Carefree Chuck Connor is on his way west and stops off to see an old friend and his four lads. When his host is killed in a riding accident Chuck realises he must take care of the family. ... See full summary »

38. Many Rivers to Cross (1955)
94 min | Comedy, Romance, Western
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Robert Taylor and Eleanor Parker star as a Kentucky backwoodsman and the woman who will let anything interfere with her plans to marry him in this humorous romantic adventure through the American Frontier of 1798.

39. The Last Command (1955)
110 min | Drama, Western
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Moderate Jim Bowie leads rebellious Texicans--and Davy Crockett--in a last-ditch stand against his old friend, Santa Anna.

40. The Sun Shines Bright (1953)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
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John Ford weaves three "Judge Priest" stories together to form a good- natured exploration of honour and small-town politics in the South around the turn of the century. Judge William ... See full summary »

41. The Sisters (1938)
99 min | Drama
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Three daughters of a small down pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.

42. Tobacco Road (1941)
84 min | Comedy, Drama
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Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »

43. The Eagle (1925)
73 min | Action, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
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A wanted Russian lieutenant becomes a masked vigilante seeking vengeance upon the man who stole his family's land, only to fall for his charming daughter.

44. These Wilder Years (1956)
91 min | Drama
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Middleaged man tries to find a son that was given to an orphanage many years ago.

45. Swamp Water (1941)
88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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A hunter happens upon a fugitive and his daughter living in a Georgia swamp. He falls in love with the girl and persuades the fugitive to return to town.

46. Albuquerque (1948)
90 min | Western
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Cole Armin, recruited by his corrupt uncle as heir apparent to his freight-hauling empire, defects to his honest rival.

47. Mackenzie's Raiders (1958–1959)
30 min | Western
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48. Susan Lenox (1931)
76 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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Fleeing her cruel uncle and an arranged marriage Susan Lenox falls in love with a kind stranger but circumstances force her to become a woman of easy virtue.

49. The Lonely Man (1957)
88 min | Western
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Aging gunslinger Jacob Wade hopes to settle down with his estranged son, but his old enemies have other plans for him.

50. The Outriders (1950)
93 min | Romance, Western
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Late in the Civil War, three Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp in Missouri. They soon fall into the hands of pro-Confederate raiders, who force them to act as "outriders"... See full summary »