|The Man from Texas|
Original film poster
|Directed by||Leigh Jason|
|Written by|| Joseph Fields |
|Based on||Missouri Legend by E.B. Ginty|
|Starring|| James Craig |
|Music by||Earl Robinson|
|Cinematography||John W. Boyle|
|Color process||Black and white|
Bryan Foy Productions
|Distributed by||Eagle-Lion films|
The Man from Texas is a 1948 American Western film starring James Craig and Lynn Bari. The film was directed by Leigh Jason, with Earl Robinson serving as the film composer. It is credited as being based on the 1938 play and novel Missouri Legend by Elizabeth Beall Ginty that was based on Jesse James.
It was produced by Bryan Foy for Eagle-Lion Films.
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