Thunder in God's Country

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Thunder in God's Country
Thunder in God's Country poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by George Blair
Screenplay by Arthur E. Orloff
Produced byMelville Tucker
Starring Rex Allen
Mary Ellen Kay
Buddy Ebsen
Ian MacDonald
Paul Harvey
Harry Lauter
Cinematography John MacBurnie
Edited by Harold Minter
Music by Stanley Wilson
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • April 8, 1951 (1951-04-08)
Running time
67 minutes
CountryUnited States

Thunder in God's Country is a 1951 American Western film directed by George Blair, written by Arthur E. Orloff, and starring Rex Allen, Mary Ellen Kay, Buddy Ebsen, Ian MacDonald, Paul Harvey and Harry Lauter. It was April 8, 1951, by Republic Pictures. [1] [2] [3]




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  1. "Thunder in God's Country (1951) - Overview". Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  2. Hal Erickson (2015). "Thunder-in-God-s-Country - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  3. "Thunder in God's Country". Retrieved November 28, 2015.