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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.

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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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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 Wish I Was In) Dixie
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Words and music by Daniel Decatur Emmett
Sung by Randolph Scott and soldiers, later used as underscoring
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I love historical fiction
25 February 2002 | by (Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada) – See 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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