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Raiders of the South (1947)

Approved | | Western | 18 January 1947 (USA)
Johnny Brownell, former Confederate officer turned Federal agent, is sent to Texas during the reconstruction years to obtain evidence against a gang of raiders who have been making life ... See full summary »

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Belle Chambers
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Shorty
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Lynne Chambers (as Reno Blair)
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Raider Larry Mason
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George Boone
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Preston Durant
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Johnny Brownell, former Confederate officer turned Federal agent, is sent to Texas during the reconstruction years to obtain evidence against a gang of raiders who have been making life difficult for the local carpet-baggers. He saves the life of Shorty Kendall, an unreconstructed rebel about to be hanged, and this wins him the gratitude of Belle Chambers, a widow whose husband was killed in the Civil War who hates all Yankees with a fever. It is she who heads the gang of Raiders, but Johnny soon proves she is a pawn of a conscienceless lawyer, Preston Durant, who is using Bell's raiders to cover up his own schemes. Reno Browne is on hand as Belle's daughter Lynne, billed as Reno Blair, as she always was in any film with Johnny Mack Brown. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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RUgged story of the old brawling west...when the Lone Star State was young! See more »

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Les vengeurs du sud  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Prologue: 1865 brought to a close the Civil War, but the wounds of battle were still unhealed. Carpetbaggers and renegades roamed the land, leaving in their wake hatred and distrust. The situation became so critical that the Secret Service was called in to prevent martial law in many of the states.
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Remake of Court-Martial (1928) See more »

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Darling Nellie Gray
Written by B.R.Handy
Performed by Curt Barrett and the Trailsmen
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