Classic Westerns

American Empire (1942)

Director: William McGann
Actors: Richard Dix, Leo Carillo, Preston Foster, Frances Gifford
Runtime: 81 min.

Two Civil War veterans create a cattle empire in postwar Texas. One of the partners has delusions of grandeur but returns to his senses.

Trivia: Richard Dix was one of the earliest Hollywood Stars, he was nominated for a Best Actor Academay Award for Cimarron (1931). Leo Carillo (Dominique Beauchard) went on to star as Pancho in the TV series The Cisco Kid.