Thunder Over the Plains (1953)

NR 10/27/1953 (US) WesternActionWarRomance 1h 22m



Set in 1869, after the Civil War, Texas had not yet been readmitted to the Union and carpetbaggers, hiding behind the legal protection of the Union Army of occupation, had taken over the state. Federal Captain Porter, a Texan, has to carry out orders against his own people. He brings in the rebel leader Ben Westman whom he knows is innocent of a murder that he is accused of. In trying to prove his innocence, Porter himself becomes a wanted man.

  1. André de Toth


  2. Russell S. Hughes


Top Billed Cast

  1. Randolph Scott

    Randolph Scott

    Capt. David Porter

  2. Lex Barker

    Lex Barker

    Captain Bill Hodges

  3. Phyllis Kirk

    Phyllis Kirk

    Norah Porter

  4. Charles McGraw

    Charles McGraw

    Ben Westman

  5. Henry Hull

    Henry Hull

    Lt. Col. Chandler

  6. Elisha Cook Jr.

    Elisha Cook Jr.

    Joseph Standish

  7. Hugh Sanders

    Hugh Sanders

    H.L. Balfour

  8. Lane Chandler

    Lane Chandler

    Mike Faraday

  9. James Brown

    James Brown


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Thunder Over the Plains
Thunder Over the Plains

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Original Language English

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