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Title Dark command / directed by Raoul Walsh ; associate producer, Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay, Grover Jones, Lionel Houser, F. Hugh Herbert.
Publication [Saint Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.
digital optical mono Dolby rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video rda
Motion picture
System Req DVD ; NTSC, region 1, full scree 1.37:1.
Note Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture in 1940.
Cast Claire Trevor, John Wayne, Walter Pidgeon, Roy Rogers, George Hayes, Marjorie Main, Porter Hall.
Credits Photography, Jack Marta; film editor, William Morgan; music, Victor Young; production company, Republic Pictures.
Note Based on the novel The dark command written by W.R. Burnett; adaptation by Jan Fortune.
Summary "In this pre-civil war saga--a Confederate renegade William Cantrell (Walter Pidgeon) clashes with the new Kansas City marshal, Bob Seton (John Wayne). Their mutual ill towards each other peaks when Cantrell steals Seton's girl, Marie McCloud (Claire Trevor), manipulating her into marriage to get even with Seton. Marie starts to question her decision when Seton exposes Cantrell and his guerrillas as war profiteers who've been raiding both Union and Confederate lines."--Container.
Subject Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982 -- Film adaptations.
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865 -- Drama.
Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982. (OCoLC)fst00037018
Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865. (OCoLC)fst00017162
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Kansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama.
Outlaws -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
United States marshals -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Outlaws. (OCoLC)fst01049233
United States marshals. (OCoLC)fst01161507
Kansas. (OCoLC)fst01204323
Genre Western films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Walsh, Raoul, 1887-1980, film director.
Siegel, Sol C., 1903-1982, film producer.
Jones, Grover, 1893-1940, screenwriter.
Houser, Lionel, 1908-1949, screenwriter.
Herbert, F. Hugh (Frederick Hugh), 1897-1958, screenwriter.
Trevor, Claire, 1910-2000, actor.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979, actor.
Pidgeon, Walter, 1897-1984, actor.
Rogers, Roy, 1911-1998, actor.
Hayes, George, 1885-1969, actor.
Main, Marjorie, 1890-1975, actor.
Hall, Porter, 1888-1953, actor.
Young, Victor, 1900-1956, composer (expression)
Marta, Jack, director of photography.
Morgan, William M., 1899-1964, editor of moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Burnett, W. R. (William Riley), 1899-1982. Dark command.
Republic Pictures Corporation, production company.
Olive Films, publisher.
Note Title appears in credits as: Republic Pictures presents Dark command
Standard # 887090066105

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 Brighton B DVD  DVD MOVIE DARK    DUE 11-02-20