The Texas Rangers (1936 film)

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The Texas Rangers
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Directed by King Vidor
Produced by King Vidor
Written by King Vidor
Elizabeth Hill
Louis Stevens
Walter Prescott Webb
Starring Fred MacMurray
Jack Oakie
Jean Parker
Music by Gerard Carbonara
Cinematography Edward Cronjager
Edited by Doane Harrison
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • August 28, 1936 (1936-08-28) (U.S.)
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Texas Rangers is a 1936 action Western film directed by King Vidor and starring Fred MacMurray and Jack Oakie. The picture was nominated for Best Sound (Franklin B. Hansen) at the 1936 Oscars.[1][2]

The movie involves two out-of-luck Texas Rangers who must arrest an old friend turned outlaw. The supporting cast features Lloyd Nolan and George "Gabby" Hayes.



The movie was followed by a sequel in 1940 called The Texas Rangers Ride Again with a new cast.


The movie was remade in 1949 as Streets of Laredo.


  1. ^ "The 9th Academy Awards (1936) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ "NY Times: Texas Rangers". NY Times.  Retrieved 2011-08-09.

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