Thundering Frontier

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Thundering Frontier
Directed by D. Ross Lederman
Written by Paul Franklin
Starring Charles Starrett
Cinematography George Meehan
Edited by Arthur Seid
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
  • December 5, 1940 (1940-12-05)
Running time
57 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Thundering Frontier is a 1940 American Western film directed by D. Ross Lederman. [1]

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  1. "Thundering Frontier". The New York Times. Retrieved November 30, 2014.