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Man of Conquest (1939)

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105 min | Biography, History, Romance

The story of Sam Houston, hero of the Texas revolution, statesman, and first president of the Republic of Texas.
Director
George Nichols Jr. (as George Nicholls Jr.)
Writers
Wells Root (screenplay) (original story) | Edward E. Paramore Jr. (screenplay) (as E.E. Paramore Jr.) | Jan Fortune (screenplay) | Harold Shumate (original story)
Cinematographer
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Release date
May 15, 1939 (United States)

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85 cast members
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Richard Dix
Sam Houston Sam Houston   See fewer
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Gail Patrick
Margaret Lea Margaret Lea   See fewer
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Edward Ellis
Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson   See fewer
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Joan Fontaine
Eliza Allen Eliza Allen   See fewer
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Victor Jory
William B. Travis William B. Travis   See fewer
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Robert Barrat
David Crockett David Crockett   See fewer
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George 'Gabby' Hayes
Lannie Upchurch (as George Hayes) Lannie Upchurch (as George Hayes)   See fewer
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Ralph Morgan
Stephen F. Austin Stephen F. Austin   See fewer
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Robert Armstrong
Jim Bowie Jim Bowie   See fewer
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C. Henry Gordon
Santa Ana Santa Ana   See fewer
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Janet Beecher
Mrs. Sarah Lea Mrs. Sarah Lea   See fewer
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Pedro de Cordoba
Oolooteka Oolooteka   See fewer
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Max Terhune
Deaf Smith Deaf Smith   See fewer
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Kathleen Lockhart
Mrs. Allen Mrs. Allen   See fewer
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Ferris Taylor
Jonas Lea Jonas Lea   See fewer
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Leon Ames
John Hoskins John Hoskins   See fewer
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Arthur Aylesworth
Polk Ridge Tennessean (as Arthur Aylsworth) Polk Ridge Tennessean (as Arthur Aylsworth)   See fewer
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Jack George
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Max Waizmann
Official (as Max Waizman) Official (as Max Waizman)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
Tennessee Volunteer (uncredited) Tennessee Volunteer (uncredited)   See fewer
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William 'Billy' Benedict
Tommy (uncredited) Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Blystone
Goodwin Davis (uncredited) Goodwin Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Botiller
Mexican Soldier (uncredited) Mexican Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Brown
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Budd Buster
Wagon Driver (uncredited) Wagon Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Tennessee Man (uncredited) Tennessee Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Bonham (uncredited) Bonham (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Chatterton
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Edmund Cobb
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Iron Eyes Cody
Indian (uncredited) Indian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tex Cooper
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Fred Cutler
Sam Houston Jr. (uncredited) Sam Houston Jr. (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rube Dalroy
Tennessee Man (uncredited) Tennessee Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Desmond
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Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
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Edward Hearn
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Russell Hicks
Mr. Allen (uncredited) Mr. Allen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Hodnett
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Otto Hoffman
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George Montgomery
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Bill Nestell
Texican (uncredited) Texican (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank O'Connor
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Sarah Padden
Houston's Mother (uncredited) Houston's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rose Plumer
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Cyril Ring
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Charles Stevens
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Guy Wilkerson
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6.2 / 10 | 126 votes