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Title: Allegheny Uprising


In 1759, in Pennsylvania's Allegheny Valley, local settlers and Indian fighters try to persuade the British authorities to ban the trading of alcohol and arms with the marauding Indians.


Director: William A. Seiter

Actors: 81 min


Release Date: 10 Nov 1939

Runtime: 81 min

Type: movie

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Allegheny Uprising (discharged in the UK equally The First Rebel) is an American 1939 movie delivered by RKO Pictures, and starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne. Based on the 1937 new The First Rebel by Neil H. Swanson, far a screenwriter by the movie's manufacturer, P. J. Wolfson, and directed by William A. Seiter, the movie is slackly founded on the historic case renowned equally the Black Boys Rebellion of 1765, after the end of the French and Indian War. Clad in deerskin and a coonskin ceiling ceiling (equally he ought wanna a ten after in The Fighting Kentuckian), Wayne run real-life James Smith, an American header far British decree in complex America. The encouraging dramatis personae admit Brian Donlevy, George Sanders and Chill Wills. Claire Trevor and John Wayne likewise oriented the dramatis personae of John Ford's Stagecoach the comparable yr, and in Allegheny Uprising Trevor is top-billed across Wayne, owing to her larger epithet esteem at the time. The movie wanted anything menu good in its first press release. The outwardly analogous John Ford movie Drums Along the Mohawk got been discharged just single workweek preceding. In the United Kingdom, wherever the movie unbroken the new championship, it was ab initio prohibited by the Ministry of Information for putting the British, been at warfare versus Nazi Germany, in a terrible illumination.