Men of Texas

Men of Texas
Directed by Ray Enright
Produced by George Waggner
Written by
Music by Edward Ward
Cinematography Milton Krasner
Edited by Clarence Kolster
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • July 3, 1942 (1942-07-03)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Men of Texas is a 1942 American western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Robert Stack and Broderick Crawford.

Plot summary

Chicago newspaper employees Sam Sawyer (Leo Carrillo) and Barry Conovan (Robert Stack) have been assigned to track down Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas, unaware he died years before. Renegade guerrilla leader Henry Clay Jackson (Broderick Crawford) does not want Texas re-admitted as one of the United States, but is intent on restoring it as a republic. As he and his gang raid and loot Texas, Jackson believes himself to be following in the footsteps of Houston. When Jackson is about to be hanged for his crimes, Houston's ghost rises from his grave to tell Jackson he was wrong.[1]



  1. "Men of Texas". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. AFI. Retrieved August 2, 2015.

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