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The Jayhawkers! (1959)

 -  Western  -  15 October 1959 (USA)
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Before the civil war, Luke Darcy envisioned himself as a charismatic leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas. However, the military governor sends an ex-renegade raider to capture Darcy and bring him to justice.

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Cam Bleeker
Nicole Maurey ...
Jeanne Dubois
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Lordan
Herbert Rudley ...
Gov. William Clayton
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Evans
Don Megowan ...
China
Leo Gordon ...
Jake Barton
Shari Lee Bernath ...
Marthe DuBois
Jimmy Carter ...
Paul DuBois
Renata Vanni ...
Indian Woman
Berel Firestone ...
Jayhawker
Al Wyatt Sr. ...
Jayhawker (as Allan Wyatt)
Charles Bail ...
Jayhawker
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Storekeeper
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Before the civil war, Luke Darcy envisioned himself as a charismatic leader of a new independent Republic of Kansas. However, the military governor sends an ex-renegade raider to capture Darcy and bring him to justice.

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These Were the Wild-Riding Vikings of the Great Plains! See more »

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15 October 1959 (USA)  »

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Der Herrscher von Kansas  »

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Luke Darcy: I've got what I want. I've got Kansas.
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Good movie, great score
15 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's been a while since I saw this movie, but I remember being impressed with the performances of both Fess Parker and Jeff Chandler.

The other person who commented on this movie implied the Chandler character murdered Parker's wife. I don't think that's correct. He just dumped her and she killed herself, or some sort of indirect thing like that.

I've since heard part of the movie score on a soundtrack CD showcasing the music of Jerome Moross. Wow! No wonder I liked the movie, the score is really great with a driving main theme. Look for a CD called "The Cardinal - Classic Film Scores of Jerome Moross". There is 16 minutes of music from "The Jayhawkers".


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