The First Texan (1956) was a Western Film directed by Byron Haskin and produced by Walter Mirisch.
THE FIRST TEXANBy Dan Day, Jr. on Oct 5, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Last week a wrote a post about the 2004 THE ALAMO. This week I viewed another film dealing with subject of Texas independence: THE FIRST TEXAN, a 1956 production that is a mini-biography of Sam Houston. Joel McCrea portrays Sam Houston, and here the statesman comes off like just about every other M... Read full article
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Sam Houston: You should have remembered that kind of philosophy at the Alamo, General.
President Andrew Jackson: Sam, some people have destiny sitting right on their backs of their necks. You're one of 'em. You're a born leader. When you talk, people listen because you love 'em. You'll fight for 'em and you'll die for 'em if you have to... and they know it.
Deaf Smith: General Sam, what's the writin' on that paper say?
Sam Houston: Well, we've got a country officially now. This is an independent republic.
Deaf Smith: Who's going to be President?
Katherine Delaney: Sam Houston!
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