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Allegheny Uprising ()


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In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.

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Janie MacDougall
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Jim Smith
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Captain Swanson
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Callendar
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MacDougall
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Duncan
John F. Hamilton ...
Professor
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Calhoon
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Anderson
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M'Cammon
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Poole
Wallis Clark ...
McGlashan
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Morris
Olaf Hytten ...
General Gage
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Jailer
Clay Clement ...
John Penn
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Earl Askam ...
One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
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Settler at McDowell's Mill (uncredited)
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One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
Jess Cavin ...
Colonial Farmer (uncredited)
Tom Coleman ...
One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
Forrest Dillon ...
One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
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Briggs - Carlisle Jail Turnkey (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Governor's Servant (uncredited)
Lew Harvey ...
Settler at McDowell's Mill (uncredited)
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Trial Judge Who Protests (uncredited)
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Captured Delaware Native American (uncredited)
Carl Knowles ...
One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
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One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
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Settler at McDowell's Mill (uncredited)
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Tavern Cook (uncredited)
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Dr. Stoke (uncredited)
Clive Morgan ...
English Sergeant (uncredited)
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One of Callendar's Men (uncredited)
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One of Jim's Black Boys (uncredited)
Russ Powell ...
Townsman in Tavern (uncredited)
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Prisoner in Irons (uncredited)

Directed by

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William A. Seiter

Written by

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P.J. Wolfson ... (screenplay)
 
Neil H. Swanson ... (based on: the factual story "The First Rebel")

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P.J. Wolfson ... producer

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Anthony Collins ... (musical score)

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Nicholas Musuraca ... director of photography

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George Crone

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Van Nest Polglase

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Darrell Silvera ... (set decorations)

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Pandro S. Berman ... in charge of production

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Kenneth Holmes ... assistant director

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Albert S. D'Agostino ... associate art director (as Albert D' Agostino)

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Earl A. Wolcott ... recordist

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Henry Wills ... stunts (uncredited)

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Walter Plunkett ... wardrobe: Miss Trevor

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David Robel ... dance director
Robert Watson ... technical advisor (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

In British colonial America, Captain Swanson's adherence to the rules results in Trader Callendar's selling to the Indians under cover of a government permit. Jim Smith won't sit still for that. He organizes troopers to dress up as Indians and intercept the shipments which, of course, gets him thrown in jail. Written by Ed Stephan

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Also Known As
  • Allegheny Frontier (United States)
  • Pennsylvania Uprising (United States)
  • The First Rebel (United Kingdom)
  • Le premier rebelle (France)
  • Der Mann vom schwarzen Fluss (Germany)
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  • 81 min
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Budget $696,000 (estimated)

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Trivia The DVD releases of this film are in black and white only. See more »
Goofs The shooting demonstration done in court was described as taking place at twenty paces. Twenty paces is equal to approximately 60 feet; the shots fired in the film were at approximately 20 feet. See more »
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Crazy Credits Opening credits prologue: This is a tale, laid in the Allegheny Mountains, of Jim Smith and his black boys, loyal subjects of His Majesty King George III - and their fight against the Delaware Indians in the year 1759. See more »
Quotes The Professor: Men, we've fought and won. But in winning we have lost something. In defending one law, we've come to despise all law. And if you go on like this, we'll destroy the very thing we fight for.
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