|Thunder in the Valley|
|Directed by||Louis King|
|Screenplay by||Jerome Cady|
|Based on|| Owd Bob |
by Alfred Ollivant
|Produced by||Robert Bassler|
|Starring|| Lon McCallister |
Peggy Ann Garner
|Cinematography||Charles G. Clarke|
|Edited by||Nick DeMaggio|
|Music by||Cyril J. Mockridge|
20th Century Fox
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
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It cost $1.9 million. 
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