Dakota (film)

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Dakota (poster).jpg
Theatrical poster to Dakota (1945)
Directed by Joseph Kane
Produced by Joseph Kane
Written by Carl Foreman (original story)
Howard Estabrook (screenplay)
Lawrence Hazard (screenplay)
Starring John Wayne
Vera Ralston
Walter Brennan
Ward Bond
Mike Mazurki
Cinematography Jack A. Marta
Edited by Fred Allen
Distributed by Republic Pictures
Release dates
  • December 25, 1945 (1945-12-25)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Dakota is a 1945 American Western film directed by Joseph Kane and starring John Wayne. The supporting cast features Walter Brennan, Ward Bond and Mike Mazurki. Wayne stars as John Devlin, who, with his wife Sandy (Vera Ralston) moves to North Dakota hoping to cash in on a land boom. On the trip west, they are swindled out of their life savings. In a desperate attempt to get back their money, Devlin enters into a heated range battle against the outlaws.


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