Allegheny Uprising (1939)

Director
William A. Seiter

Main cast
Claire Trevor; John Wayne; George Sanders; Brian Donlevy; Wilfrid Lawson

Genres
Action, Adventure, History

Description
Allegheny Uprising is a 1939 film produced by RKO Pictures, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne as pioneers of early American expansion in south central Pennsylvania. Clad in buckskin and a coonskin cap (as he would be a decade later in The Fighting Kentuckian), Wayne plays real-life James Smith, an American coping with British rule in colonial America. The film is loosely based on a historical event known as the Black Boys Rebellion during the 1760s.


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