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The First Texan (1956)

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82 min | Biography, Drama, History

Eastern lawyer Sam Houston moves to Texas. At the request of President Jackson, he leads the Texan independence movement and wins the decisive battle against the Mexican army to gain Texas independence.
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Writer
Daniel B. Ullman (story) (screenplay)
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Cinematographer
Wilfrid M. Cline (as Wilfred Cline)
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$1,000,000
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Release date
Jun 29, 1956 (United States)

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69 cast members
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Joel McCrea
Sam Houston Sam Houston   See fewer
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Felicia Farr
Katherine Delaney Katherine Delaney   See fewer
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Jeff Morrow
Jim Bowie Jim Bowie   See fewer
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Wallace Ford
Henry Delaney Henry Delaney   See fewer
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Abraham Sofaer
Don Carlos Don Carlos   See fewer
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Jody McCrea
Lt. Baker Lt. Baker   See fewer
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Chubby Johnson
Deaf Smith Deaf Smith   See fewer
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William Hopper
William Barrett Travis William Barrett Travis   See fewer
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Dayton Lummis
Stephen Austin Stephen Austin   See fewer
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Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.
Col. Cos (as Rodolfo Hoyos) Col. Cos (as Rodolfo Hoyos)   See fewer
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Roy Roberts
Col. Sam Sherman Col. Sam Sherman   See fewer
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David Silva
Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana Gen. Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana   See fewer
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James Griffith
Davy Crockett Davy Crockett   See fewer
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Nelson Leigh
Col. Hockley Col. Hockley   See fewer
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Salvador Baguez
Don Juan Veramendi Don Juan Veramendi   See fewer
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Richard Alameda
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Manuel Alda
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Fred Aldrich
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Walter Bacon
Delegate (uncredited) Delegate (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Barton
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bruggeman
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Col. James Fannin (uncredited) Col. James Fannin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Cristo
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Scott Douglas
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
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Paul Fierro
Lopez (uncredited) Lopez (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
Delegate Potter (uncredited) Delegate Potter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herman Hack
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Robert Haines
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Chick Hannan
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ron Hargrave
Sentry (uncredited) Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey Jr.
Courier (uncredited) Courier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Haskell
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ed Haskett
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Myron Healey
Capt. Martin (uncredited) Capt. Martin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Hinkle
Lt. Hargrove (uncredited) Lt. Hargrove (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Horvath
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Huggins
Delegate (uncredited) Delegate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Jara
Pablo Dominguez (uncredited) Pablo Dominguez (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
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Fred Krone
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Le Baron
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George J. Lewis
Mexican Military Doctor (uncredited) Mexican Military Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Mansfield
Cos' Aide (uncredited) Cos' Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Don Marlowe
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kermit Maynard
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy McCoy
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank McGrath
Mexican Horseman (uncredited) Mexican Horseman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
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Tom Monroe
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Sol Murgi
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Nestor Paiva
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Manuel París
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Joe Phillips
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William Phipps
Lt. Jack LeBlanc (uncredited) Lt. Jack LeBlanc (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jose Portugal
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Paul Power
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Paul Ravel
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President Andrew Jackson (uncredited) President Andrew Jackson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cosmo Sardo
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Louis Serrano
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Ted Smile
Texan (uncredited) Texan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Soldani
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William Tannen
President Jackson's Aide (uncredited) President Jackson's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Warren
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6.2 / 10 | 322 votes