The First Texan (1956)

06/29/1956 (US) HistoryWestern 1h 22m
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After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when President Jackson personally orders him to lead the fight for Texan independence, he overcomes his reluctance to become involved and leads his compatriots to a string of victories over the Mexican army.

  1. Daniel B. Ullman

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Byron Haskin


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  1. Joel McCrea

    Joel McCrea

    Sam Houston

  2. Felicia Farr

    Felicia Farr

    Katherine Delaney

  3. Jeff Morrow

    Jeff Morrow

    Jim Bowie

  4. Wallace Ford

    Wallace Ford

    Henry Delaney

  5. Abraham Sofaer

    Abraham Sofaer

    Don Carlos - magistrate

  6. Jody McCrea

    Jody McCrea

    Lt. Baker

  7. Chubby Johnson

    Chubby Johnson

    Deaf Smith - army scout

  8. William Hopper

    William Hopper

    William Barrett Travis

  9. Dayton Lummis

    Dayton Lummis

    Stephen Austin

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The First Texan
The First Texan

Status Released

Original Language English

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