Dakota

Directed by Joseph Kane

Release Year: 1945
Running Time: 82
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Western
     

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Screening Info
Cast
John Wayne
Vera Ralston
Walter Brennan
Ward Bond
Mike Mazurki
Ona Munson
Paul Fix

Crew
Directed by Joseph Kane

Newly Mastered in HD! Screen legend John Wayne (Red River, The Searchers) stars as John Devlin, a gambler who, with his new wife, moves to North Dakota hoping to cash in on the land boom created by increasing railroad expansion. On their trip west, they meet two swindlers, Bender (Ward Bond, Fort Apache) and Collins (Mike Mazurki, Murder, My Sweet), who have been pillaging farms and driving the farmers out of the territory. The two crooks steal John and Sandy's savings, a dangerous riverboat chase ensues, and the criminals make a clean getaway. In a desperate attempt to get back his savings and see justice prevail, Devlin joins the wheat farmers in a heated range battle against Bender, Collins and their vicious gang. The action is fast-paced and thrilling ending in an exciting conclusion that includes a daring fight to the finish. The sterling cast includes Walter Brennan (Rio Bravo), Vera Ralston (I, Jane Doe), Ona Munson (The Shanghai Gesture) and Paul Fix (The Sons of Katie Elder). Directed by Joseph Kane (The Man Who Died Twice).