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Treason (1933)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Romance  -  10 February 1933 (USA)
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Joan Randall (Shirley Grey), leader of a band of Confederate Sympathizers, has established the Republic of South Kansas in 1870. Her object is to recover lands she knows were unjustly ... See full summary »



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Cast overview:
Jeff Connors, posing as Chet Dawson
Shirley Grey ...
Joan Randall
Robert Ellis ...
Colonel Jedcott
Ivor McFadden ...
Edward LeSaint ...
Judge Randall (as Ed Le Saint)
Frank Lackteen ...
Chet Dawson
T.C. Jack ...
Buck Donohue (as T.C Jacks)
Charles Brinley ...
Rides for help
Charles Hill Mailes ...
General Hawthorne
Edwin Stanley ...
District Attorney
Art Mix ...
Frank Ellis ...
Randall Rider Lafe
Nick Cogley ...


Joan Randall (Shirley Grey), leader of a band of Confederate Sympathizers, has established the Republic of South Kansas in 1870. Her object is to recover lands she knows were unjustly stolen following the Civil War. The government seeks her arrest for treason, murder, and arson and has posted a $10,000 reward for her capture dead or alive. General Hawthorne (Charles Hill Mailes), at Fort Franklin, orders his famous scout, Jeff Connors (Buck Jones), to bring in Joan. Connors learns that Chet Dawson (Frank Lackteen), a desperado, whom Joan has never seen, with a large force of men is expected to join Randall at her camp. Jeff captures Dawson and decides to impersonate him. Dawson has the brand of the Sioux (as a squaw-stealer)on his back and in order to carry off his deception Jeff submits to being branded. Randall accepts him without question but her aide, Colonel Jedcott (Robert Ellis), has his suspicions. Dawson escapes and his on his way to warn Randall and, while pursuing Jeff and ... Written by Les Adams <>

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Release Date:

10 February 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crime de Traição  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over a hundred Columbia features, mostly Westerns, sold to Hygo Television Films in the 1950s, who marketed them under the name of Gail Pictures; opening credits were redesigned, with some titles misspelled, the credit order of the players rearranged, some names misspelled, and new end titles attached, thus eliminating any evidence of their Columbia roots. Apparently, the original material was not retained in most of the cases, and the films have survived, even in the Sony library, only with these haphazardly created replacement opening and end credits. See more »

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