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Allegheny Uprising
Allegheny Uprising
Actors: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders, Brian Donlevy, Wilfrid Lawson
Director: William A. Seiter
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns
NR     2007     1hr 21min

No Description Available. Genre: Westerns Rating: NR Release Date: 22-MAY-2007 Media Type: DVD

     
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Actors: Claire Trevor, John Wayne, George Sanders, Brian Donlevy, Wilfrid Lawson
Director: William A. Seiter
Creators: Nicholas Musuraca, George Crone, P.J. Wolfson, Neil H. Swanson
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns
Sub-Genres: John Wayne, Westerns
Studio: Turner Home Ent
Format: DVD - Black and White - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 05/22/2007
Original Release Date: 11/10/1939
Theatrical Release Date: 11/10/1939
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 1hr 21min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, French

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Movie Reviews

A good cast buoys this Eastern Western.
Doghouse King | Omaha, NE United States | 08/02/2001
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This is an enjoyable movie set in Colonial America, and it seems fresher for that reason than maybe it really is. But the story is good, managing to be both patriotic and cynical, until a limp ending.John Wayne battles Loyalist George Sanders and corrupt trader Brian Donlevy, who is selling arms to Indians, under the *protection* of Sanders. So Duke does what Duke does so well, busting up the shipment and seeing that the values of Western Civilization prevail. Then the movie ends not with a shootout or tomahawk battle, but rather with well-acted yet shallow courtroom intrigue. Sigh.Still, another thing that makes this movie better than the plot might otherwise allow is the charismatic Claire Trevor, beautiful even in what is basically a throwaway tomboy role. Let?s call her the Duchess, at least for the purposes of this movie; not because she was in very many notable westerns or had any particular tie to the Duke, but because she was such a consummate performer that she could hold her own in a scene with him, as she did in Stagecoach.Another point this film serves to illustrate is how even programmers like this one had better scripts than most anything produced today. Despite the lopsided story, it is evident that great care was given to the dialogue, and much devotion given to performances.In summation: Generally more entertaining than Drums Along the Mohawk; not better, mind you, just more entertaining."
Wayne at his BEST!
Andrew P. Kluka | Chicago | 07/07/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have to admit it. John Wayne made a LOT of "generic" westerns.

This hides the fact that he really DID provide some STELLAR performances.
And this is one of them.

ALLEGHENY UPRISING, Stagecoach, The Searchers, Back To Bataan and True Grit are ALL John Wayne at his best.

He got the Oscar for Best Actor in "True Grit" but he deserved it more for his performance in "The Searchers." a movie in which he portrays a man dead-set on EVIL revenge.

Allegheny Uprising presents John as an early colonist (before the American Revolution). It tells a fascinating tale of when we were all proud to call ourselves "British" citizens.

No cheesy shootouts or costumes...but an intricate portrayal of the building of our Nation.

Newly out on DVD...it's well worth a watch!"
Excellent Video
David Price | New Bern, NC | 09/12/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I'm a big John Wayne fan. This video to me was one of the best. I'd highly recommend this to anyone. Clair Trevor is spectacular in her performance. Brian Donlevy is also at his best also. A must for classic video fans."
Allegheny uprising
Arthur Sherman | El Paso, Tx United States | 07/07/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I had this title on vhs and was up grading to dvd because this is an excelant movie"