Jesse James (1939 film)

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Jesse James is a 1939 film about the James brothers who turn to banditry after they are evicted.

Directed by Henry King. Written by Nunnally Johnson.
The world branded him ... an OUTLAW ... a KILLER ... a WOLF ... but to the simple folk who knew him he was a victim of injustice - and to the girl who loved him he was brave and a gentle lover!!  (taglines)

Dialogue[edit]

Zerelda: If I could just think of some way to let you know how wrong you are.
Jesse James: No use, honey. It's just like I always told you: I hate the railroads... and when I hate, I've gotta do somethin' about it.
Major Rufus Cobb: That's the stuff! People ain't hating nowadays like they used to. They gettin' soft. I got to admit that I like a man that hauls off and hates good and hard.

Engineer: What you aimin' to do, pardner?
Jesse James: I ain't aimin' to do nuthin'. I'm doin' it. I'm holdin' up this train.
Engineer: The whole train?

Taglines[edit]

  • The world branded him ... an OUTLAW ... a KILLER ... a WOLF ... but to the simple folk who knew him he was a victim of injustice - and to the girl who loved him he was brave and a gentle lover!!
  • The Tremendous Dramatic Thrills Of the Midwest's Lawless Era will burst from our screen...

Cast[edit]

External links[edit]

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