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The Fabulous Texan (1947)

Approved  |   |  Romance, War, Western  |  9 November 1947 (USA)
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bill Elliott ...
Jim McWade (as William Elliott)
John Carroll ...
John Wesley Baker
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Alice Sharp
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Elihu Mills
Patricia Knight ...
Josie Allen
Ruth Donnelly ...
Utopia Mills
Johnny Sands ...
Bud Clayton
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Rev. Baker
Robert Barrat ...
Dr. Sharp (as Robert H. Barrat)
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Luke Roland
Reed Hadley ...
Jessup
Roy Barcroft ...
Standifer
Russell Simpson ...
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Shep Clayton
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A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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IT'S FIERCE...FLAMING...FURIOUS...FABULOUS ADVENTURE! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

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9 November 1947 (USA)  »

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The Texas Uprising  »

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(1953 re-release) | (original release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Don't mess with Texas ..........
29 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wild Bill Elliott stars in this action-packed post-war B-western. He portrays a peaceable man confronted by corruption and opportunists when he returns to the Lone Star state at the close of the War Between the States. John Carroll and Andy Devine are excellent in key supporting roles here.

Elliott was very good in this one ---- he always excelled as the voice of reason and enforcer of justice in the old west. He wasn't the best of actors,but what he did ,he did well. His fistfights and shootouts here are taut and convincing. I liked Carroll in this one.... he was a charismatic actor here, but never quite reached true stardom.

This is a fun and entertaining B-western and was superior to many other contemporary shoot-em-ups. Enjoy !


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