Jesse James Movie Review 1939

Information and Film Reviews for Jesse James the Movie

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One of director King's best efforts is this Hollywood biography of the notorious outlaw. 24-year-old Power showed he was more than just his good looks in the title role but Fonda truly became a star in the role of brother Frank James. Screenwriter Johnson also focused more on the legend than the reality of the outlaw's career in post-Civil War Missouri.


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Available on VHS
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Westerns, Top Grossing Films of 1939, Jesse James
Nunnally Johnson
Henry Fonda, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, Henry Hull, Jane Darwell, Brian Donlevy, Charles Halton, John Carradine, Donald Meek, Slim Summerville
George Barnes, William Howard Greene
Henry King
Louis Silvers
Darryl F. Zanuck

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