Thunder Over Arizona

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Thunder Over Arizona
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Directed by Joseph Kane
Produced by Joseph Kane
Written by Sloan Nibley
Starring Skip Homeier
Kristine Miller
George Macready
Wallace Ford
Nacho Galindo
Gregory Walcott
Music by R. Dale Butts
Cinematography Bud Thackery
Edited by Tony Martinelli
Production
company
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release date
  • August 4, 1956 (1956-08-04)
Running time
70 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Thunder Over Arizona is a 1956 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane, written by Sloan Nibley, and starring Skip Homeier, Kristine Miller, George Macready, Wallace Ford, Nacho Galindo and Gregory Walcott. It was released on August 4, 1956, by Republic Pictures. [1] [2] [3]

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