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Western Union


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starring Robert Young Randolph Scott The year is 1861: Western Union is constructing the Omaha-Salt Lake City stretch of what is to be the first transcontinental telegraph system in the US. Opposition to the telegraph comes not only from Sioux
Indians but also from a group of renegade Southerners. This ZANE GREY story, a strictly traditional western, was directed by Fritz Lang , the greatest of the European directors who made the transition to Hollywood in the 1930s.
Screenplay by ROBERT CARSON Associate producer HARRY JOE BROWN
Directed by FRITZ LANG
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Unknown: Robert Young
Unknown: Randolph Scott
Directed By: Fritz Lang
Unknown: Robert Carson
Producer: Harry Joe Brown
Directed By: Fritz Lang
Richard Blake: Robert Young
Vance Shaw: Randolph Scott
Edward Creighton: Dean Jagger
Sue Creighton: Virginia Gilmore
Doc Murdoch: John Carradine
Herman: Slim Summerville
Homer: Chill Wills
Jack Slade: Barton MacLane
Governor: Russell Hicks
Charlie: Victor Kilian
Pat Grogan: Minor Watson
Herb: George Chandler
Chief Spotted Horse: Chief Big Tree
Indian leader: Chief Thundercloud

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