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Rock Island Trail(1950)

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Brief Synopsis

Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.

Cast & Crew

Joseph Kane Director
Forrest Tucker Reed Loomis
Adele Mara Constance Strong
Bruce Cabot Kirby Morrow
Chill Wills Hogger
Barbra Fuller Annabelle Marsh
Grant Withers David Strong
Jeff Corey Abe Lincoln
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Rock Island, Moline, East Moline, IL, and Davenport, IA: 20 Apr 1949.
Release Date:  1950 Production Date:  EB*; Mertz
Color/B&W:  Color (Trucolor) Distributions Co:  Republic Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Republic Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,082    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • rock island trail (1950)

    susan 2012-04-08

    i not give up i doing for my boyfriend he love western movie he want to see his dad did small part in this movie rock island trail in 1950 tab sinyard is... MORE>

  • Mix of history and romance

    Ben 2007-03-30

    I found it interesting that this movie is based on some historical fact. I thought it an interesting tale of railroad expansion in the United States and... MORE>