Santa Fe (film)

Santa Fe

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Irving Pichel
Produced by Harry Joe Brown
Written by Louis Stevens
Screenplay by Kenneth Gamet
Based on Santa Fe, The Railroad That Built an Empire
1945 novel
by James Vance Marshall
Starring Randolph Scott
Janis Carter
Music by Paul Sawtell
Cinematography Charles Lawton, Jr.
Edited by Gene Havlick
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release dates
  • April 1, 1951 (1951-04-01)
Running time
87 mins.
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1,075,000 (US rentals)[1]

Santa Fe is a 1951 Technicolor western film directed by Irving Pichel and starring Randolph Scott. The film is based on the novel Santa Fe by James Vance Marshall.

Plot synopsis

In the years following the Civil War, Britt Canfield (Randolph Scott), one of four ex-Confederate brothers, heads west for a new life. Britt accepts a job with the Santa Fe Railroad, whilst his three brothers find themselves on the wrong side of the law. Britt is eventually obliged to bring his brothers to justice, but the real man behind their criminal activities is gambling boss Cole Sanders (Roy Roberts).


See also


  1. 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952

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