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The Return of Frank James (1940)

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92 min | Crime, History, Western

Frank James continues to avoid arrest in order to take revenge on the Ford brothers for their murder of his brother Jesse.
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Sam Hellman (original screenplay)
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Updated Aug 10, 1940

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Aug 16, 1940 (United States)

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54 cast members
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Henry Fonda
Frank James Frank James   See fewer
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Gene Tierney
Eleanor Stone Eleanor Stone   See fewer
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Jackie Cooper
Clem aka Tom Grayson Clem aka Tom Grayson   See fewer
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Henry Hull
Major Rufus Cobb Major Rufus Cobb   See fewer
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John Carradine
Bob Ford Bob Ford   See fewer
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J. Edward Bromberg
George Runyan George Runyan   See fewer
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Eddie Collins
Station Agent Station Agent   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
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Charles Tannen
Charlie Ford Charlie Ford   See fewer
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Lloyd Corrigan
Randolph Stone Randolph Stone   See fewer
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Victor Kilian
Preacher Preacher   See fewer
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Edward McWade
Colonel Jackson Colonel Jackson   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
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Frank Shannon
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Barbara Pepper
Nellie Blane Nellie Blane   See fewer
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Louis Mason
Watchman Watchman   See fewer
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Matthew 'Stymie' Beard
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Davison Clark
Officer (as Davidson Clark) Officer (as Davidson Clark)   See fewer
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Bob Battier
Frank James in Play (uncredited) Frank James in Play (uncredited)   See fewer
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A.S. 'Pop' Byron
Train Engineer (uncredited) Train Engineer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kernan Cripps
Deputy (uncredited) Deputy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rube Dalroy
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Lester Dorr
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Tex Driscoll
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Edmund Elton
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Budd Fine
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Mrs. Edna Stone (uncredited) Mrs. Edna Stone (uncredited)   See fewer
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Slim Gaut
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Sherry Hall
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Eric Mayne
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Nelson McDowell
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Robert McKenzie
Old Man on Rocker (uncredited) Old Man on Rocker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lew Meehan
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Frank Melton
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Adrian Morris
Denver Detective (uncredited) Denver Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
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Hattie Noel
Denver House Chambermaid (uncredited) Denver House Chambermaid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Phelps
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Tex Phelps
Front-Row Play Spectator (uncredited) Front-Row Play Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Powell
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tyrone Power
Jesse James (archive footage) (uncredited) Jesse James (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen D. Sewall
Old Timer (uncredited) Old Timer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cap Somers
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6.7 / 10 | 2,548 votes