Rock Island Trail DVD 1950 Forrest Tucker Western
Stars of Rock Island Trail: Forrest Tucker, Adele Mara, Lorna Gray
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas’ progress and doesn’t even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
Did you know? Rock Island Trail tells a story of the building of the first bridge and railroad over the Mississippi River from Rock Island, Illinois, to Davenport, Iowa. The World Premier of the film was in the Quad Cities, USA, on April 27th, 1950. Republic stars took part in a pre-show promotional parade which extended from Silvis, Illinois, the Home Yard of the mighty Rock Island Lines, at the time the largest rail yard in the world, to the theater in Rock Island, Illinois, and included John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Rock Island Railroad employees.
Product Information for Rock Island Trail
- Director: Joseph Kane
- Country: USA
- Language: English
- Production Co.: Republic Pictures
- Run time: 90 minutes
- Sound: Mono
- Color: Color (Trucolor)
This movie is reproduced on a professional-grade DVD-R disc and comes in a DVD jewel case. Artwork is on the DVD exactly as shown in the image.
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