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South of St. Louis (1949)

The friendship of three Texas Ranchers. Later their ranch was destroyed by Cotrell, of the Union army,and his band of outlaw raiders. The original title was "Distant Drums", this was a description of Civil War army deserters.

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Kip Davis
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Rouge de Lisle
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Charlie Burns
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The friendship of three Texas Ranchers. Later their ranch was destroyed by Cotrell, of the Union army,and his band of outlaw raiders. The original title was "Distant Drums", this was a description of Civil War army deserters.

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Warner Bros.' Thundering New Triumph!

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3 October 1949 (Sweden)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Finnish censorship certificate register # 030779. See more »

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A revolver commonly seen in the film is the famous Colt Single Action Army Revolver. This design did not appear until 1873, much too late for use in the American Civil War. See more »

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Referenced in Quicksand (1950) See more »

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Too Much Love
Music by Ray Heindorf
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Performed by Alexis Smith (dubbed by Bonnie Lou Williams) (uncredited)
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pathetic
2 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

This movie is filled with every cliche you can think of, and absolutely none of them work. The plot is predictable and the characters are not interesting, but boring. The acting is pretty bad, even by Joel McCrea. Even western fans should stay away from this one.


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