Three Men from Texas

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Three Men from Texas
Three Men from Texas poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Lesley Selander
Produced by Harry Sherman
Screenplay byNorton S. Parker
Starring William Boyd
Russell Hayden
Andy Clyde
Morris Ankrum
Morgan Wallace
Thornton Edwards
Esther Estrella
Music by Victor Young
Cinematography Russell Harlan
Edited byCarroll Lewis
Sherman A. Rose
Production
company
Harry Sherman Productions
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • November 15, 1940 (1940-11-15)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Three Men from Texas is a 1940 American Western film directed by Lesley Selander, written by Norton S. Parker, and starring William Boyd, Russell Hayden, Andy Clyde, Morris Ankrum, Morgan Wallace, Thornton Edwards and Esther Estrella. It was released on November 15, 1940, Paramount Pictures. [1] [2]

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Lesley Selander American film director

Lesley Selander was an American film director of Westerns and adventure movies. His career as director, spanning 127 feature films and dozens of TV episodes, lasted from 1936-68. Before that, Selander was assistant director on films such as The Cat and the Fiddle (1934), A Night at the Opera (1935), and Fritz Lang's Fury (1936).

William Boyd (actor) American actor

William Lawrence Boyd was an American film actor who is best known for portraying the cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy.

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Hopalong Cassidy Fictional cowboy hero

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Russell Hayden American actor

Russell "Lucky" Hayden was an American film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal as Lucky Jenkins in Paramount's popular Hopalong Cassidy film series.

Andy Clyde Scottish/American actor

Andrew Allan Clyde was a Scottish-born American film and television actor whose career spanned more than four decades. In 1921 he broke into silent films as a Mack Sennett comic, debuting in On a Summer Day. He was the fifth of six children of theatrical actor, producer and manager John Clyde. Clyde's brother David and his sister Jean also became screen actors.

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References

  1. "Three-Men-from-Texas - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-03-16.
  2. "Three Men from Texas (1940) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved 2015-03-16.
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