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California (1963)

Approved | | Western | 3 March 1963 (USA)
Revolutionaries rise up against the Mexican government in California in 1841.



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Complete credited cast:
Marianna De La Rosa (as Susan Seaforth)
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Padre Soler (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Penny Santon ...
Dona Ana Sofia Hicenta
Jimmy Murphy ...
Gen. Micheltorena
Lt. Sanchez (as Roberto Contreres)
Felix Locher ...
Don Pablo Hernandez


Revolutionaries rise up against the Mexican government in California in 1841.

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3 March 1963 (USA)  »

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Don Mike  »

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Did You Know?


Utility poles dotting the hillside as the main character rides his horse; the U.S. Cavaly bugle call for a Mexican Army attack - all in the initial five minutes of the movie. See more »


Firearms used by army & some ranchers was not available in the 1840s. Rifles are from the 1870s and revolvers were not available until 1850s. See more »

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Good movie when nothing else is on
24 August 2015 | by (Central Florida) – See all my reviews

If you have nothing else to do or to watch, this is the movie for you. It is an action movie with too little action, but it does have a great score and evokes Zorro at certain points, but only momentarily. The story itself if typical of the late 1950s and early 60s, an outsider comes into a local situation, sees the evil in it and sets about righting wrongs to win the girl in the end. However, its premise is a bit stretched as is the acting. There are some areas where you must suspend history. First of all, the rifles the army uses are rolling block Spencers or Springfields of the 1870s, not 1840s. I also saw at least on revolver, which was not produced until the 1850s. However if you enjoyed Mahoney in Yancy Derringer, you'll like this movie.

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