Thunder Over the Plains

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Set in 1869, after the American Civil War, Texas had not yet been readmitted to the Union and carpetbaggers, hiding behind the legal protection of the Union Army of occupation, are levying high taxes through occupying local government positions and using the locals' financial distress to acquire assets at well below normal value. Federal Captain Porter (Randolph Scott), a Texan, has to enforce the letter of the law against the violent opposition of his own people. He arrests the rebel leader Ben Westman (Charles McGraw) on what he knows is a false murder charge. In trying to prove Westman's innocence, Porter himself becomes a wanted man.

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  • Movie ID 64798
  • Status Released
  • Released Worldwide October 27, 1953
  • Runtime 82 minutes
  • Genres Western Action
  • Directors André De Toth
  • Writers Russell S. Hughes
  • Spoken Languages English
  • Original Country United States of America
  • Studio Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Company Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Production Countries United States of America
  • On Other Sites IMDB
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  • Created March 26, 2019
  • Modified May 16, 2019

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